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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.
- A Sailor's Story of Heroism and Survival at Pearl Harbor
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service
- MacArthur Leaves Philippines to Defend Australia
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Guam taken by Japanese
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- “Take her down!” Submarine Commander Sacrifices Himself to Save Crew
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort