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Japan History: the Asia-Pacific War: HathiTrust

Introduction: Japan and WWII resources

This page provides introductory information on HathiTrust (HT) database and some sample files related to Japan and Pacific War. Please make sure to log in when you start HathiTrust.

Start with Advanced catalog search:   HT search page 1

Searching for primary sources in HT-known authors

When the author is known, input it as "Author" The following search is set: Author=War Department, keyword-Japan, full view only, Language=English.

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HathiTrust-Primary Sources Search General

Types of primary sources

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  • Correspondence
  • Speeches
  • Diaries
  • Letters
  • Interviews
  • Documentary film recordings
  • Statistics, laws and other government documents
  • Personal narratives, Description and Travel
  • Newspaper reports including photos

Advanced Catalog Search: Language=English, Full-text View

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