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Military History and Military Science: Wars

War on Terrorism Digital Library
Comprises scholarly analyses, newspaper and magazine articles, U.S. and foreign government reports, and links to other digital resources compiled by Academic Info, a private educational organization.

Gulf War Debriefing Book
Provides information on unit deployments, casualties, prisoners of war, and published resources about the Persian Gulf War.

The Virtual Vietnam Archive
Vietnam veterans, in association with Texas Tech University’s Vietnam Project, have compiled a database comprising more than 600,000 documents on the Vietnam War searchable by keywords.

About.com Overviews of the Korean War
About.com provides descriptions of the Korean War including biographies, battles, weapons, historical documents, maps, uniforms, and more.

Hypertext History of the Second World War
A collection of histories, primary sources, and bibliographic citations focusing on events in World War II. Reports in the database are listed under the following subject headings: general accounts, political, Pacific theater, European theater, China theater, American theater, country and service, bibliography, appendices (including glossary of terms and statistics), and other
useful sources.

World War II General Resources
This site sponsored by Best of History Web Sites provides a topical guide to many Internet sites focusing on World War II studies.

Strategic Bombing Survey
The Index to Records of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey, issued in 1947. The index serves as a guide to more than 300 reports issued by the USSBS.

World War I Links on the Internet
Great War Primary Documents Archive and numerous links to World War One web sites arranged by nation and topic.

Spanish American War
This site was initiated in 1998 to commemorate the centennial of the Spanish American War. There are reports about causes of the war, regular U.S. army and navy units, volunteer units, books, magazine articles, and films about the war, and a guide for genealogy research.

U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress
A listing of several hundred published unit histories in the collections of the Library of Congress. There are listings for most states and the District of Columbia. Many of the states had units in both the Confederate and Union armies.

Grand Army of the Republic Sources in the Library of Congress
The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was the preeminent veterans association of the Union Army after the Civil War. This guide includes a brief history of the organization, a bibliographic essay listing primary sources, and guides to published sources in the Library of Congress. These sources include reports about national meetings, state meetings, local GAR organizations, and auxiliary organizations.

National Archives Civil War Resources
The National Archives is the largest repository in the United States of records related to Union and Confederate military operations, individual service records, records about Federal and Confederate government activities during the war, photographs, politics, intelligence, and diplomacy. Here you can find instructions for locating the military records of family ancestors
who fought in the war.

National Park Service Guide to the Civil War and Civil War Battlefields
This web site promotes Civil War heritage with a state-by-state listing of parks and resources devoted to remembering the Civil War. There are searchable databases for Union and Confederate army units and the names of men who fought in the war. It also has descriptions of life in the Union and Confederate navies, and brief discussions of prisons, medals, and the burial of the dead.

The War of the Rebellion and Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion
This Cornell University Making of America web site presents the full text of these two important Civil War sources, minus the more recent supplemental volumes produced by Broadfoot Publishing. Each source can be searched using simple, boolean and proximity searches. The sources can be found at the bottom of the Making of America title list under "Multivolume Monographs."

Descendants of Mexican War Veterans
This site has a good historical essay on the war, including a chronology and a bibliography. The digital library includes images, maps, statistics, a list of historical and images of artifacts, prominent people, and memorials. There is a list of historical sites associated with the war. These sites are located in Texas, Mexico, California, Colorado and New Mexico.

A Guide to the Mexican War
A guide to Library of Congress materials on the Mexican-American War. It includes a collection of external links on the war.

The War of 1812 Website
This site offers historical articles, unit information, a chronology of the war, book reviews, sound and video clips, and links to reenacting groups among its extensive body of information.

Society of the War of 1812
The Society of the War of 1812 promotes scholarly and family history research on all aspects of the war. There is an index of all of the state societies, many of which have historical web pages and lists of publications about the war. There also are links to history web sites that pertain to the war.

Guide to Military Records of the Revolutionary War
The site provides one of the most comprehensive research guides on the Internet for locating military records, including muster rolls, payrolls, and orderly books. There is an index to more than 950 orderly books, and contact information for libraries and organizations that have holdings of military records.

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