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Category: War in the Pacific
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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.
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- Axis Powers Declare War: What's Next for U.S.?
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway
- Hitler Accuses Roosevelt, Jews in Speech at Berlin Conference
- U.S. ships torpedoed by enemy submarine off Virginia
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service
- As rationing grows, so does the black market
- A Sailor's Story of Heroism and Survival at Pearl Harbor
- Wartime weddings: Atypical is the new typical
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured