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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.
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- How a Navy cameraman kept his wits during the Battle of Midway
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service
- War bond rallies helping to fund Allies' fight
- Girl Scouts across the country aid war effort
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- Axis Powers Declare War: What's Next for U.S.?