Social Studies 11C: World War II

Claude Dettloff, photographer – City of Vancouver Archives online database. “Wait for me daddy”: British Columbia Regiment, DCO, marching in New Westminster, 1940 (LP 109).

Primary Source Collections


Library of Congress (United States)

Library of Congress themed collections of primary sources focus on broad topics, including Civil Rights, Immigration, and World War I & II.

Didn’t find your topic?  Try browsing primary source documents by topic. You can also contact a Library of Congress Librarian to help you with your search.


National Archives (U.K.)

Explore the digitized collections of the U.K.’s National Archives.  Search by category, including 20th Century Politics, Army, Air Force, and Conscription.  Here’s a sample record from the National Archives


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