War & Revolution


War & Revolution


war and revolution, history


Wars and revolutions from around the world and their impact on the people of those countries embroiled in armed conflict.

Items in the War & Revolution Collection

Washington State University – Propaganda Posters
This collection contains 517 posters, most issued by governments to influence behavior and public morale. Most items are from the period beginning with the start of World War I and concluding with the end of World War II.

Warscholar Timeline: A Military History Timeline of War and Conflict across the Globe
The Warscholar Timeline indicates what major conflicts were going on across the globe in any given year or time period. With the thousands of conflicts that man has been engaged in over the past 5,000+ years of recorded history, it includes both the…

Truman Doctrine
This collection focuses on the Truman Doctrine. The collection includes 67 documents totaling 574 pages covering the years 1946 through 1952. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and an audio clip.

The Marshall Plan
This collection focuses on the Marshall Plan. The collection includes 52 documents totaling 441 pages covering the years 1946 through 1953. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and online museum exhibits.

The Berlin Airlift
This collection focuses on the Berlin Airlift. It includes 126 documents totaling 444 pages covering the years 1948 through 1952. Supporting materials include audio recordings and oral histories.

State Library of NSW: World War 1 digital collections
The personal diaries and letters documenting Australian’s experiences of the Great War are one of the great strengths of the Library’s World War I collections.

Many of these were acquired soon after the war ended. They capture the authentic…

Stalin Digital Archive
The result of years of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) and Yale University Press.

The Stalin Digital Archive (SDA) provides access to primary source materials from Stalin's personal papers…

Sputnik and the Space Age
History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 cm.or 22.8 inches in diameter), weighed only 83.6 kg. or 183.9 pounds, and took…

Ideological Foundations of the Cold War
This collection focuses on the ideals that formed the basis of American policy toward the Soviet Union during the early years of the Cold War. The collection includes 57 documents totaling 681 pages covering the years 1945 through 1952. Supporting…

Hiroshima Archive
It has been 70 years since atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and all the remaining A-bomb survivors will have died out in the coming decades. This means that those people who from their own experience have the strongest desire for…

French Revolution Digital Archive
The French Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA) is a multi-year collaboration of the Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) to produce a digital version of the key research sources of the French Revolution and make…

First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment
This digital collection provides an essential insight into propaganda and recruitment during the Great War. Covers an array of international perspectives with material from the US, Great Britain, Germany, France, Belgium and more. (This resources is…

Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
The Eisenhower Presidential Library is home to a world-class research facility that caters to scholars and history enthusiasts from around the world. Located in Eisenhower's hometown of Abilene, Kansas, the vast holdings of the Library consist of…

Dr. Seuss Went To War
Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel, 1904-1991) was a life-long cartoonist: in high school in Springfield, Massachusetts; in college at Dartmouth (Class of 1925); as an adman in New York City before World War II; in his many children's books, beginning…

Cold War History
Since its establishment in August 1991, the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) has amassed a tremendous collection of archival documents on the Cold War era from the once secret archives of former communist countries. CWIHP has become…

Cold War Era: Records and Research at the National Archives and Records Administration
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) holds and makes available for research a significant quantity of federal records and presidential materials that document Cold War era activities and concerns of the United States Government.…

Center for the Study of Intelligence
The mission of Studies in Intelligence is to stimulate within the Intelligence Community the constructive discussion of important issues of the day, to expand knowledge of lessons learned from past experiences, to increase understanding of the…

British National Army Museum Online Collection
The British National Army Museum reflects the rich history and traditions of the British Army. The Online Exhibitions and Online Collection include a growing range of objects from the NAM's galleries and study collection, enabling users to explore a…

Australia and the Vietnam War
The Vietnam War was the longest twentieth century conflict in which Australians participated ; it involved some 60,000 personnel and grew from a limited initial commitment of 30 military advisers in 1962 to include a battalion in 1965 and finally, in…

Atomic Archive
A collection of documents and reports that have shaped the atomic age including those related to the Manhattan Project, the dropping of the atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Pogrom : November 1938 - Testimonies from 'Kristallnacht'
On 9 and 10 November 1938, simultaneously in hundreds of towns and villages in Germany and Austria, thousands of Jews were terrorised, persecuted and victimised.
In the months following November 1938, Alfred Wiener and his colleagues at the JCIO in…


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