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Biography in Context »

Learn about the lives of the historical figures of World War II. Perform a search for individuals such as Winston Churchill, Emperor Hirohito, Adolf Hitler, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Gale Virtual Reference Library »

Find full-text, authoritative e-books on Pearl Harbor and World War II. No downloading necessary. These e-books can be viewed 24/7 on any internet-connected computer. Type "Pearl Harbor" or "World War II" in the search box located at the top of the page.

General OneFile »

Use this resource to find articles on Pearl Harbor. Choose from a plethora of sources including popular magazines, academic journals, reference sources, newspapers, and multimedia sources.

Orlando Memory »

Listen to interviews and view photos and websites of local WWW II veterans and a Pearl Harbor volunteer. Orlando Memory is a community based digital archive developed by the Orange County Library System. It's designed to preserve the stories, images and memories of the Orlando community. If you have a WWW II/Pearl Harbor story to share, register today. It's free and easy to join.

World Book Online Reference Center »

For advanced researchers and information seekers, this powerful reference center offers access to a large amount of Pearl Harbor and World War II information including: primary source documents, articles, maps, images, videos, and more.

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Kids & Teens

Library Online Resources

Kids Infobits K-5 »

This is a fun and easy database for elementary students to use to search for historical events. Information about Pearl Harbor is just a click away!

NoveList Plus »

Search for fiction and nonfiction titles about Pearl Harbor and World War II. You will find books for all ages.

Library Materials

Pearl Harbor Books for Kids »

Read about Pearl Harbor with these great fiction and nonfiction titles. Check out diaries and accounts of survivors as well as fiction titles set during this time period.


Remembering Pearl Harbor - National Geographic Education »

Experience photos, footage, and firsthand accounts of the attack on Pearl Harbor with this multi-media map and time line. Follow the attack moment by moment, and target by target.

BBC - Primary History -
World War 2 »

If you want to know more about World War 2, this is a great place to begin. Find out what was happening in Europe and what it was like to be a child during the war.

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Library Materials

Audiobooks »

Browse these titles for a variety of audiobooks about World War II. In addition to CD audiobooks, there are titles available as downloadable audiobooks, MP3 audiobooks, and Playaways.

OverDrive »

Search this digital collection for downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and videos regarding Pearl Harbor and World War II. Once you have reached the homepage of OverDrive, type "Pearl Harbor" or "World War II" in the search box located near the top of the page.

Pearl Harbor Books »

Read both fictional and non-fictional accounts of the attack on Pearl Harbor and its aftermath. These books have been published within the last two decades.

Videos »

Take a look at documentaries and Hollywood movies about Pearl Harbor and World War II. These videos are all available for check out in DVD format.

World War II Books »

Read up on World War II. Take a look at these latest titles to hit the shelves.

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Pearl Harbor

Naval History and Heritage Command: Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941 »

This website features specially selected images and articles compiled by the Department of the Navy. This website also includes a directory of online resources which may be explored further.

Pearl Harbor Timeline »

View a detailed timeline of the attack compiled by the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association. After viewing the timeline you may also want to visit the Pearl Harbor Remembered homepage for more information.

USS Arizona Memorial »

The USS Arizona Memorial was established to pay tribute to those who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. This memorial is brought to you by the National Park Service.

World War II

BBC History: World War II »

This website features comprehensive information about one of the most important events in history, World War II. It is brought to you by the British Broadcasting Corporation.

EyeWitness to History: World
War II »

Experience World War II through historical documents. Read Hitler's reaction to an ultimatum from Britain and check out secrecy instructions given to American soldiers.

National World War II Memorial »

Use this website to find all sorts of information about the memorial in Washington D.C. This website also features a fully searchable registry of U.S. soldiers who lost their lives in the war.

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AccessMyLibrary Public Edition

Carry a reference library in your pocket or purse! It's as simple as using the free AccessMyLibrary application from Gale, part of Cengage Learning, a world-leading publisher of reference information. Some of the listed library online resources in this Virtual Gallery are featured on this application.

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World Book Mobile

If you need access to quick facts on the go regarding Pearl Harbor or World War II, use World Book mobile. Direct your smartphone browser to

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