Republicans had major strategic victories in last week’s congressional election, shocking...Read More
In an attempt to strengthen his relationship with citizens, President Franklin D. Roosevelt will deliver three war radio talks in one week—scheduled for Aug. 31, Sept. 3, and Sept. 7. This week of speeches is unprecedented for a...Read More
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
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- Airmen rescued after three weeks at sea
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- FBI Cracks Down on Draft Dodgers: 638 Arrested
- “Take her down!” Submarine Commander Sacrifices Himself to Save Crew
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Rubber Shortage Has Widespread Impact
- Eisenhower Leads US Troops into North Africa
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway