Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

German troops march into the Rhineland on 1 March 1936

German troops march into the Rhineland on 1 March 1936

What caused World War 2? a hands on lesson using maps and colored pencils

The Start of World War 2

The USS Langley was the United States first aircraft carrier. She was a converted collier (coal carrying ship) and was the first ship in the US to be propelled by electric engines. She was made in 1920. She was to be named the "Wright" after the Wright Brothers but a disagreement in the Pentagon caused the name to be changed.  The Langley was bombed in the Pacific by the Japanese at the start of WW2 and had to be scuttled to prevent capture off Java. First carrier and first to be sunk in…

The USS Langley was the United States first aircraft carrier. She was a converted collier (coal carrying ship) and was the first ship in the US to be propelled by electric engines. She was made in 1920. She was to be named the "Wright" after the Wright Brothers but a disagreement in the Pentagon caused the name to be changed. The Langley was bombed in the Pacific by the Japanese at the start of WW2 and had to be scuttled to prevent capture off Java. First carrier and first to be sunk in…

BB-39 USS Arizona | The Last Mooring" portrait of the USS Arizona BB-39 by Tom Freeman.

BB-39 USS Arizona | The Last Mooring" portrait of the USS Arizona BB-39 by Tom Freeman.

A very long column of Panzer 1 tanks on the march during the early months leading to the start of WW2

A very long column of Panzer 1 tanks on the march during the early months leading to the start of WW2

One of Washington's great hitters from mid 1930's to the start of WW2, Cecil Travis, the forgotten man of 1941, when DiMaggio hit safely in 56 games and Williams hit .406, it was Travis who led league in hits.

One of Washington's great hitters from mid 1930's to the start of WW2, Cecil Travis, the forgotten man of 1941, when DiMaggio hit safely in 56 games and Williams hit .406, it was Travis who led league in hits.

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