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Category: News Analysis
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
- Gas rationing to go nationwide despite opposition
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- Eisenhower Leads US Troops into North Africa
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Airmen rescued after three weeks at sea
- U.S. and Britain Demand Unconditional Surrender at Casablanca Conference