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Wars of the 20th & 21st Centuries: Home

A Gumberg Library research guide

Americans wearing gas masks in a trench during "World War 1

American's wearing gas masks during World War I. Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Welcome to this Gumberg Library research guide designed to connect users to materials on various wars of modern times. It will link you to reference works, print and electronic, good for finding basic information, to books (ebooks and print), and to databases in many fields, to find magazine and journal articles from today and from the past. This guide will also link you to databases of primary source material and dissertations.


Primary Source Databases

To access these electronic resources, please enter your Multipass username and password when prompted.

More E-Reference Works

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Print Reference Works


E-Reference Collections

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Three World War 1 Poems

From the Poetry Foundation & Manual Cinema (2018)


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