“On the ninth of May I knew that, that was the last day that I was going to live.” Robert...Read More
Author: Jean-Paul Proulx
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.
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Casablanca is More Than a Romance Film
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- Hepburn Challenges Gender Roles in "Woman of the Year"
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- Higher Education Adapts to the War
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service