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About This Site
World War 2.0 tries to imagine what the reporting of World War II might have looked like if the conflict were taking place today. Articles are based on information that would have been available to the press at the time, but they are written using contemporary journalistic style. The authors are all students at Seton Hall University, working with assistant professor of journalism Matthew Pressman.
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- German Submarines Reach American Shores
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service
- Aircraft mechanic’s time in hell