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HIST 3010 American Military History: Home

BGSU library and Internet research sources to use for American military history.


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This research guide pulls together a variety of sources you may want to use if you're conducting historical research on the military history of the United States. 

Want to know where to start your research?  For general information or to find sources that include information on more than one war, click on the above tabs to find lists of resources and related information about Books, Articles, Newspapers, Government Information, Archival Resources, or Internet.  

For information on a specific war or time period, click on the tab with the name of the desired war or time period.

If you need help with your research, see the Ask Us! page for a list of ways to contact a librarian.

Author of this LibGuide

Carol Singer
Library Teaching & Learning Department
Rm. 152 Jerome Library
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403