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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.
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service
- Airmen rescued after three weeks at sea
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Teachers making great sacrifices, but are they being asked to do too much?
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- Hitler Accuses Roosevelt, Jews in Speech at Berlin Conference
- Government Bans U.S. Auto Production
- Merchant Marine: The war’s riskiest form of service