TopLinks: War

Atomic Central
This site includes a collection of material on the development and use of the atomic bomb as well as the effects on society of the bomb's existence. Sponsored by Visual Concept Entertainment, a film production company that has produced several documentaries.
This extensive site provides historical and cultural background to one of the most tumultuous periods in American History. There are useful timelines and an extensive list of links to other Civil War-related sites.

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
“The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict is an independent, non-profit, educational foundation that develops and encourages the study and use of civilian-based, nonmilitary strategies to establish and defend human rights, democracy and justice worldwide.”

Photography and War
The “Photography and War” segment of PBS’s website for the documentary American Photography: A Century of Images offers a succinct overview of war photography in the 20th century alongside some of the most famous images of war. Other features focus on issues such as digital manipulation and image-making in politics.

Selective Service Agency
The mission of the Selective Service System is to provide manpower to the armed forces in an emergency and to run an Alternative Service Program for men classified as conscientious objectors during a draft. Its site includes related news, historical information.

Soldiers Pen Stories, Record A History Of War
In this NPR broadcast, host Michel Martin speaks with three of the people involved in “Operation Homecoming,” a project helping soldiers to write about their experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
This site is from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, “America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust."