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Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Minorities in World War II: A Resource Guide

Print Resources

Published and unpublished printed materials detailing the contributions and participation by various minority groups in the United States efforts during World War II are represented here. They are organized by major cultural, ethnic, and religious groups. These sources include such well known military units as the 65th Infantry Regiment (Puerto Rico), the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (Japanese Americans), the 761st Tank Battalion (African Americans), the Code-Talkers (Native Americans), the Military Intelligence Service (Asian Americans) and the Tuskegee Airmen (African Americans) as well as contributions made on the home front. Materials on the internment of Americans of various minority groups are also included.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

Selected Bibliography of Print Resources