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World War II

Resources for studying the events of World War II.

Did You Know....

The Nazis had thousands of concentration camps throughout Europe in countries such as Poland, Germany, Austria, France, Czech Republic, Latvia, Ukraine, and the Netherlands.

Camps had different functions:
  • force labor camps (ex: Dachau)
  • transit camps (ex: Westerbork)
  • holding center camps (ex: Terezin)
  • annihilation camps
Annihiliation camps are the focus of this section.

Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland

Books:
The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
R 940.53 HOG
World War II: Almanac
by George Feldman
R 940.53 WOR
World War II: Primary Sources
compiled by Barbara C. Bigelow
R 940.53 WOR

 

Web Resources:

Belzec, Poland

Books:
The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
by Geoffrey C. Ward
R 940.53 WAR
The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
R 940.53 HOG
World War II: Almanac
by George Feldman
R 940.53 WOR

 

Web Resources:

Chelmno, Poland

Books:
The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
R 940.53 HOG
World War II: Almanac
by George Feldman
R 940.53 WOR

Web Resources:

Majdanek, Poland

Books:
The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
by Geoffrey C. Ward
R 940.53 WAR
The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
R 940.53 HOG

 

Web Resources:

Auschwitz Prisoners

Mugshots show boys interned at the Auschwitz concentration camp, Auschwitz, Poland, World War II. The boys wear striped uniforms. circa 1940
Auschwitz Prisoners. Photographer. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 23 Apr 2012.

The Holocaust and World War II: Timeline

Survivor Podcasts

This box is from the "Night" LibGuide on the Concordia website.

More Web Resources

This box is from the "Night" LibGuide on the Concordia website.

Treblinka, Poland

Books:
The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
by Geoffrey C. Ward
R 940.53 WAR
The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
R 940.53 HOG
World War II: Almanac
by George Feldman
R 940.53 WOR
Web Resources:

Sobibor, Poland

Books:
The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
by Geoffrey C. Ward
R 940.53 WAR
The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
R 940.53 HOG
World War II: Almanac
by George Feldman
R 940.53 WOR
Web Resources: