Afghanistan Resources

Public Library Electronic Resource
CultureGrams Concise reports detailing the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report typically includes a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection. World Edition articles are aimed at high school users.
  • Click on the link above, and select Culturegrams from the list of databases.
  • Enter the card number and pin given to you by Ms. Miller (or your own card number and pin if you know them).
  • Select World Edition.
  • Select Afghanistan from the menu or the map.

Websites
CIA World Fact Book provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
BBC News Country Profiles provides an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
US State Department provides information on the relationship between the United States and Afghanistan.
Nationmaster emphasizes statistics for various aspects of life and focuses on comparisons to other countries.

World War II Resources

Best Sites for World War II compiles the best web sites for researching various aspects of World War II.
Encyclopedia of the Second World War enables one to research individual people and events of the war in detail. There are several subsections including those on: Background to the War; Nazi Germany, Chronology of the War, Political Leaders, European Diplomacy, Major Offensives, British Military Leaders, USA Military Leaders, German Military Leaders, Japanese Military Leaders, The Armed Forces, The Air War, The Resistance, Scientists & Inventors, War at Sea, Resistance in Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, War Artists, Weapons and New Technology.
The Holocaust general information about the Holocaust including links to articles on more specific topics.
The Holocaust: A Learning Site for Students Organized by theme, this learning site presents an overview of the Holocaust through historical photographs, maps, images of artifacts, and testimony clips.

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