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  • Catalog Search Strategy

    Because so much has been written about World War I and II, it is helpful to have a search strategy that focuses more specifically on the area of German involvement that you need.

    Some useful Library of Congress subject headings are:

    World War, 1914-1918, Causes

    Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
    Nazis -- History.
    Americans -- Germany -- Biography.
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German.
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany.
    Germany -- Politics and government -- 1918-1933
    Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945

    Note that you can mix and match many subheadings such as "SOCIAL CONDITIONS" or "HISTORY" with many main headings.

    Copy and Paste Suggested Subject Headings Here to Try a Search

    Copy and paste any subject heading from the left column.

    Or type your own terms to search the Library Catalog.

    General Keyword:
    Title Keyword:
    Author Keyword:
    Subject Keyword:
    Series Keyword:
    Library of Congress Call Numbers:

    Eliminating Fiction Books

    Want to be sure that your Library Catalog search finds only facts? Use -FICTION in the Subject Keyword box.