Wednesday, April 15, 2009

World War II Collection

and view the largest interactive WWII collection on the Internet. The Collection is a collaborative effort between the National Archives Administration and It includes an interactive version of the USS Arizona Memorial, WWII Hero Pages and WWII photos and documents previously unavailable online. The collection adds a new dimension to the history of those involved in this war and is available for free, for a limited time.

Director of Access Programs at the National Archives James Hastings states, "We can’t afford to forget this period in our history. Our ongoing partnership with helps ensure that the stories contained in these photos and documents are accessible to everyone, particularly those who cannot travel to our facilities to study the original records. This partnership complements our mission of making National Archives holdings as widely available as possible."

The Collection is a wonderful resource for genealogists with ties to those who were a part of WWII. invites those who were impacted by this war to create a Hero Page to add to the collection.

About Footnote, Inc. is a subscription website that features searchable original documents, providing users with an unaltered view of the events, places and people that shaped the American nation and the world. At, all are invited to come share, discuss, and collaborate on their discoveries with friends, family, and colleagues. For more information, visit

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