Links to Pertinent Historical Sites

 

Slave Labor Camps

National Archives Bibliography
A bibliography of primary source material by survivors of Nazi slave labor camps. Assembled by the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

German Companies
Lengthy list of German companies involved with concentration camps and slave labor.

The "Forgotten Camps"
This Web site has much information on subcamps of major camps, slave labor, non-Jewish Holocaust victims and survivor stories.

Bibliography
Bibliography of scholarly work on slave labor camps and the role of German industry. In German.



Polish War Veterans Remember

The Polish Resistance
True tale of a Polish Resistance Fighter, active during the Warsaw Uprising campaign and others.

2nd Polish Corps
A veteran of the 2nd Polish Corps discusses the campaign against the Italians.

Polish Air Force
Excellent site dedicated to the extremely effective Polish Air Force that fought alongside the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain.



Historical Background

Timeline
Thorough educational walk-through of the interlude between WWI and WWII.

Molotov-Ribbentrop Treaty
Actual text of the 1939 German-Soviet Non-Agression Pact. In English

German Resistance
This site, "Lights in the Darkness: Resisters to the Nazi Regime," offers a broad survey of the various resistance groups and their activities during the Nazi period. It includes an excellent bibliography.



The Atomic Bomb

Nuclear Fission
Explanation of nuclear fission notes historical importance of the German discovery of barium in uranium.

Atom Splitting
Online explanation of atom splitting.

Atom Splitting
Another educational explanation of atom splitting.

Einstein's Letter to Roosevelt
Actual text of a pivotal document in the American commitment to develop the bomb.