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Service Newspapers of World War Two
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Provider: Adam Matthew Digital
This digital resource reveals the story of war as told by the newspapers that brought information, entertainment and camaraderie to the forces at home and overseas. Explore over 200 titles from key nations across the globe that took part in the world-changing conflict. The collection consists of newspapers published during the war years and the immediate aftermath (1939-1948). Titles from all the key theatres are featured, including some non-English material in German, Czech, Hindi, Russian, French, Italian, Afrikaans, Swahili, and other African dialects. Key topics: news coverage of key events, victories and battles; the soldier’s experience; the role and portrayal of women; activity on the home front and the civilian experience; identity and belonging; morale and propaganda; light entertainment; local news and customs; education and welfare; and empire.