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Vietnam War

World War One

Iraq War

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Use reference sources like those listed below to get an introduction to a topic and to look for research possibilities.


Credo Reference
Credo is a database made up of hundreds of encyclopedias and reference sources. It’s a great first stop to help you define and understand your topic.

War Topic Page

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