Walker Library

Microtext Subject Guide: World War II

Map Room Messages of President Roosevelt (1939-1945) MFM 731
In addition to the Map Room Papers, this collection contains communications between President Franklin Roosevelt and Churchill, Stalin, Chiang Kai-Shek, Harriman (Ambassador to Moscow), Hurley (Ambassador to China), and Winant (Ambassador to Great Britain). Also included are Roosevelt's personal file, 1941-1944, his secretary's file, and miscellaneous presidential messages.

  • Format: Microfilm - 9 reels
  • Access: Printed Map Room Messages of President Roosevelt (1939-1945) [and] The Presidential Diaries of Henry Morgenthau,Jr. (1938-1945) in MFM Guides

  • The Presidential Diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1938-1945) MFM 732
    This collection contains memos, letters, press releases, and notes of communications between Morgenthau, who was U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, and Presidents Roosevelt and Truman. Subjects include public finance, Lend-Lease, Victory Bonds, and currency questions during World War II.

  • Format: Microfilm - 2 reels
  • Access: Printed Map Room Messages of President Roosevelt (1939-1945) [and] The Presidential Diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1938-1945)

  • Records and Documents Relating to the Third Reich MFM 938
    Todd Library has two parts from this collection: DJ09 "Selected German Foreign Military Studies II and Guide to Foreign Military Studies, 1945-54" and DJ66 "American Navy's Translation of Fuhrer Conferences on Matters Dealing with the German Navy, 1939-1945." From the Foreign Military Studies Program of the Historical Division of the U.S. Army, Europe.

  • Format: Microfilm - 2 reels
  • Access: Annual divisions with table of contents at beginning of each year

  • World War II through the American Newsreels, 1942-1945 MFE 4339
    Collection of newsreel still photos (1942-45) reproduced by five major film companies: Twentieth Century-Fox, RKO MGM, Paramount, and Universal. World War II is covered by two kinds of reportage: reports from the home-front and reports from overseas.

  • Format: Microfiche - 229 fiche
  • Access: Printed World War II through the American Newsreels, 1942-1945: An Introduction and Guide to the Microfiches