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Bibliography and Further Reading

Kids' Books

Adams, Simon. World War II. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000.
Bunting, Eve. Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust. Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society, 1989.
Schroeder, Peter W. and Dagmar Schroeder-Hildebrand. Six Million Paper Clips: The Making of a Children's Holocaust Memorial. Minneapolis: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2004.
Unterman, Phoebe. Through Eva's Eyes. Kansas City, KS: Landmark House, Ltd., 2009.

Primary and Secondary Works

Atkinson, Rick. Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943–1944. New York: Henry Holt, 2007.
Atkinson, Rick. The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944–1945. New York: Henry Holt, 2013.
Buechner, Howard A. Dachau: The Hour of the Avenger (An Eyewitness Account). Metairie, LA : Thunderbird Press, 1986.
Franklin, Robert J. Medic! : How I Fought World War II with Morphine, Sulfa, and Iodine Swabs. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.
Franks, Kenny. Citizen Soldiers: Oklahoma's National Guard. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1984.
Garrison, Denzil D. Remembrances of a Redleg: The Story of a Korean War Artilleryman of the 45th Thunderbird Division. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Heritage Association, 2003.
Israel, David L. The Day the Thunderbird Cried: Untold Stories of World War II. Medford, OR: Emek Press, 2005.
Mauldin, Bill. Up Front. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000.
Nelson, Guy. Thunderbird: A History of the 45th Infantry Division. Oklahoma City: 45th Infantry Division Association, 1970.
Nieuwsma, Milton J. Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors. New York: Holiday House, 1998.
Robinson, Don and Bill Mauldin. News of the 45th. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1944.
United States Army Infantry Division, 45th. The Fighting Forty-Fifth: The Combat Report of an Infantry Division. Baton Rouge: Army and Navy Pub. Co., 1946.
Whitlock, Flint. The Rock of Anzio: From Sicily to Dachau, a History of the 45th Infantry Division. Boulder: Westview Press, 1998.
Williamson, Kenneth D. Tales of a Thunderbird in World War II : From Oklahoma to Munich and Back Again-With Detour Through Paris. St. Albans, WV : Kendwil Publications, 1994.

Online Sources

45th Infantry Division Website. http://www.45thdivision.org/home.htm
45th Infantry Division Museum. http://45thdivisionmuseum.com
Agnew, Brad. "World War II," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=WO025 (accessed September 27, 2016).
Coleman, Louis. "Thirty-Sixth Infantry Division,"The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=TH003 (accessed September 27, 2016).
Gonzales, Mike. "Forty-Fifth Infantry Division,"The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=F0050 (accessed September 27, 2016).
Fixico, Donald. "American Indians,"The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entryname=AMERICAN%20INDIANS (accessed September 27, 2016).
Franks, Kenny. "Oklahoma National Guard,"The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=OK066 (accessed September 27, 2016).

Resources and Guides for Teaching the Holocaust

United States Holocaust Memorial and Museum http://www.ushmm.org/educators/teaching-about-the-holocaust
PBS Teachers: Studying Genocide http://www.pbs.org/teachers/thismonth/genocide/index1.html
University of Minnesota: Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies http://www.pbs.org/teachers/thismonth/genocide/index1.html



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