World War II

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Tips: The twenty-four items presented here are just a sampling of resources relevant to the World War II available in Connecticut History Illustrated. To search for more, click on the “Search CHI Digital Archive” link in the top menu and enter terms into the search box. For a broad search that will retrieve more items, try “world war ii” (enclose in quotes–capitalization is not necessary). For a narrower search,  try terms such for particular topics or names of people associated with World War II, and/or use the “Topic” and “Place” terms to the left of the search results to refine your search. For example, look for the phrases “World War (1939-1945)” and “World War, 1939-1945” under “Topic”. From an item record, you can also use the Subjects or Places links to find more relevant items.