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Finding Resources in Accessit
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Conflict in Europe 1935-1945 by
Call Number: 940.53 WEB
Publication Date: 2011
Conflict in Europe has been written with the New South Wales HSC Modern History Examination in mind. Includes the views of several of the top historians who have written on aspects of this topic. Also features revision guides and advice on how to write examination-style essays.
Conflict in Europe : 1935-1945 by
Call Number: 940.5 CAN
Publication Date: 2007
An informative text on the Second World War in Europe. Includes profiles of Bernard Law Montgomery, Eleanor Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.
World War II in the air by
Call Number: 940.544 TAG
Publication Date: 1990
Tells the story of some of WWII's important air battles. It tells of the objectives they were intended to achieve, the successes, failures, hardships and horrors experienced by the men involved.
Other useful links
Battle of Britain
The Royal Airforce's official website of the Battle of Britain during World War 2, provides background information about the situation in 1940 and the various phases of the battle.
Battle of Britain
This website from the Imperial War Museum, London, includes audio descriptions of the experience of people (120 interviews) including pilots, involved in the Battle of Britain during the Second World War.
Explore the London Blitz
Bomb Sight makes available maps from the UK National Archives, allowing people to explore where the bombs fell on London during World War 2, and discover memories and photographs from the period.
Flying bombs and rockets
This website is about attacks during the Second World War by the V1 flying bomb, also known as the doodlebug, and later the V2 rockets and their effects on parts of South London. Included are the V1 and V2 stories, a timeline, incident logs and South Londoners' stories.
Modern history: Conflict in Europe 1935–1945
Provided by Charles Sturt University, helps students investigate key features and issues in the history of the conflict in Europe 1935–1945.
Strategic bombing campaign against Germany
From the Australian War Memorial, an overview of the Allies' bombing campaign in Germany, with links to related topics and images.
World War Two in Europe
The History Place contains a World War Two timeline, rise of Hitler, History of the war in Europe, and a Holocaust timeline as well as biographies of Adolf Eichmann, Rudolf Hess and Reinhard Heydrich.
The Australian War Memorial
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