Madison Square Garden erupted in applause last night as Red Cross volunteers celebrated the...Read More
Category: Women and the War Effort
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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
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- Buck Privates a wartime movie must-see
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- V-Mail strengthens morale for troops abroad and family at home
- U.S. and Britain Demand Unconditional Surrender at Casablanca Conference
- Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator' Remains a Hit
- “Take her down!” Submarine Commander Sacrifices Himself to Save Crew
- Teachers making great sacrifices, but are they being asked to do too much?