The FBI’s nationwide arrest of draft violators reached its peak the night of May 15, as 638 men...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
- Airmen rescued after three weeks at sea
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Merchant Marine: The war’s riskiest form of service
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- A Sailor's Story of Heroism and Survival at Pearl Harbor
- Hitler Accuses Roosevelt, Jews in Speech at Berlin Conference
- String of Defeats Has Americans Asking: Could We Lose?
- How a Navy cameraman kept his wits during the Battle of Midway