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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
- Merchant Marine: The war’s riskiest form of service
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- Airmen rescued after three weeks at sea
- President Roosevelt focuses on war in State of the Union address
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- German Submarines Reach American Shores
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort