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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.
- 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
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Teachers making great sacrifices, but are they being asked to do too much?
- House Votes Largest Appropriation Bill in History for War Efforts
- “Take her down!” Submarine Commander Sacrifices Himself to Save Crew
- German Submarines Reach American Shores