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Sweden and Swedish America in World War II

This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on World War II using Swenson Center resources.

Welcome!

This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on World War II using Swenson Center resources.

The Swenson Center is located at Augustana College and is a national and international research center for the study of Swedish-American history and relations. 

Sweden and Swedish America in World War II

Keywords / Search terms:

Here are some search terms to try in the library catalog or other search areas. Using the asterisk (*) is a wildcard option, that will return variations on a search term. 

  • World War II
  • World War 1939-1945

Possible research questions:

  • How was the experience of WWII different for Swedes in Europe vs. Swedish Americans?
  • How did Swedes and Swedish Americans experience the Second World War, in comparison to their experience of the First World War?
  • What were some of the cultural and political changes that followed World War II in Sweden and Swedish America as a direct or indirect result of the war?