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Maps, Aerial Photographs, and GIS Exhibits: References

Resources from the Government Documents & Maps Department

Sources Utilized

Besides the government documents and maps cited, the following have been valuable resources for the weekly write ups:

Gilbert, Martin. History of the Twentieth Century. New York: W. Morrow, 2001. Print.

Carter, Kit C. and  Robert Mueller. Combat Chronology, 1941-1945. Washington, DC: Center for Air Force History, 1991. Print.

Rohrbach, Peter T.  The largest Event: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of World War II. Washington: GPO, 1994.

Doyle, Peter. World War II in Numbers: An Infographic Guide to the Conflict, Its Conduct, and Its Casualties. Buffalo, New York: Firefly Books Ltd., 2013.

Bradley, James, with Ron Powers. Flags of Our Fathers. New York: Bantam Books, 2006. Print.

Reader's Guide. Compiled and edited by Richard D. Adamczyk and Morris J. MacGregor. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1992. Print.

Hook, Alex. Defining Moments: World War II. Surrey, UK: TAJ Books Ltd., 2005.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. "Timeline of Events." Available at:

Chen, C. Peter. World War II Database. Lava Development, LLC, 2015. Available at: http://ww2d

A&E Television Networks, LLC., 2015. Available at:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland. "Poland and the United Nations." Available at:

Budge, Kent G. The Pacific War Online Encyclopedia. Available at:

Atomic Heritage Foundation. "Tinian Island." Available at:

Missouri University of Science and Technology. "The Use of Tinian Island During World War II." Available at:

Kristof, Nicholas D. Unmasking Horror--A Special Report.; Japan Confronting Gruesome War Atrocity. New York Times. March 17, 1995. Available at:

Mikesell, Raymond F. "Ratifying the Bretton Woods Agreements." Available at:

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. "The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb." Available at:

Central Intelligence Agency. "The Information War in the Pacific, 1945: Paths to Peace." Written by Josette H. Williams and available at:

Southard, Susan. Nagasaki, the Forgotten City. New York Times. August 7, 2015. Available at:

Wilson, Ward. The Bomb Didn't Beat Japan...Stalin Did. Foreign Policy Group. May 30, 2013. Available at:

United States Strategic Bombing Survey Summary Report. Available at:

Stephan, John J. The Russian Far East: A History. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1994. Print.

Dower, John W. Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. Print.

Clark, George B. Treading Softly: U.S. Marines in China, 1918-1949. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2001. ebook.

Scott, George C. and Karl Malden. Patton. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. Los Angeles, CA:Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, 1970. DVD.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. "Holocaust Encylopedia: International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg." Available at:

Rosenberg, Elliot. Navy Day in New York, 1945. The Wall Street Journal. October 26, 2015. Available at:

Destroyer Escort Sailor Association. "Japanese Surrender of Kusaie." Available at:

Library of Congress. "General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day..." Available at:

Lael, Richard L. The Yamashita Precedent: War Crimes and Command Responsibility.  Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources Inc., 1982. Print.

Smidt, Michael L. "Yamashita, Medina, and Beyond: Command Responsibility in Contemporary Military Operations." Military Law Review, 2000 Jun, Vol.164, pp.155-234. Available at:

War Crimes, War Criminals, and War Crimes Trials. Compiled and edited by Norman E. Tutorow. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1986. Print.

Ito , Hiroki and Tsukasa Kimura. Abandoned in Manchuria, Japanese migrants became ‘living corpses’ after World War II. The Asahi Shimbun. December 8, 2015. Available at:

The official Website of General George S. Patton, Jr. Biography. Available at:

American Battle Monuments Commission. "Ardennes American Cemetery, Belgium." Available at: