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History of World War II: Articles

A research guide for History 328: Axis and Allies, The History of World War II

Introduction to Finding Articles

The library subscribes to a number of research databases (Ebsco, JSTOR, ProQuest) to find journal articles on history.  Articles from a scholarly journal typically include a bibliography, a list of sources cited by the author about a topic that often mention primary sources.  The following research databases are either general or subject specific.  All of them can help you identify articles for research on topics in military history.  

General Sources

Discovery Tools

Journal Titles

Our research databases provide access to a wide selection of history journals, many with a focus on military history, such as the Journal of Military History, Military Affairs, Military History, and War in History. 

The library also has bound print journals for historical research that are arranged alphabetically by title on the 4th floor.  Some titles and issues are not available electronically.

Examples of bound journals include: 

Air Force: Official Journal of the U.S. Army Air Forces (1942-1961)

History of the Second World War (v.1-6)

Military Review (1941-2014)

U.S. Air Services (1923-1956)

World War II (1986-2003)

Military History

Specialized Bibliographies

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