Starting World War II research and not sure where to begin? Did you get a letter from St. Louis telling you all the records burned? Are you trying to sort out a family story or locate additional records? This section will provide some tips and resources to help you get started. If you would like more in-depth information, please check out my books, Stories from the World War II Battlefield Volumes 1 and 2. These volumes help researchers locate information across all branches of the military during World War II.
Bibliography of WWII
Cyndi’s List – Military Worldwide
Dad’s War – General WWII Resources
FDR Presidential Library
Military Death Certificates – State of Utah Only
National Archives – Finding Information on Personal Participation WWII
National Archives WWII Army Enlistment Database
National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
Types of WWII Organizations Codes
WikiTree Article on Interviewing a WWII Veteran
Zotero – Online source citing help
State Specific Resources
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