World War II


Discover resources for your World War II research here!

Army Air Forces Research Help Page
There are a lot of great resources listed on this page!

The 65th Anniversary of D-Day on the Normandy Beaches
Photos from The Denver Post

Lone Sentry
Photographs, Documents, and Research on WWII

National Archives and Records Administration World War II Records
If you are looking to access online records through NARA or order physical copies of others, begin here.

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans
Though you may be tempted to focus on their page dedicated to those researching a World War II veteran, please take time to visit the other pages on this website including, but not limited to, timelines, photographs, audio, family activities, and more.

Remember.org
A "cybrary" of the Holocaust

World War II Remembered
This website is part of Scholastic Book's Research Starter and is designed for teachers; however, it contains some additional resources great for family historians.

Sons and Daughters of World War II Veterans Genealogy Society
A lineage society dedicated to those descendants of World War II veterans.

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel
Access this list state-by-state, county-by-county.

World War II Medical Research Centre
Do you have a medical corps veteran? This site is for you!

World War II Prisoners of War Data File, 12/7/1941 - 11/19/1946
Search the database online to find information such as the location that your prisoner of war veteran was held in captivity during World War II.

World War II Research
This site was developed by a history teacher and is full of excellent resources.

Naval Armed Guard and U.S. Merchant Marines
Discover the records and history of the Naval Armed Guard and U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II.

from Ancestry.com