By Joshua Reynolds*, Guest Author World War II had a great impact on many countries and many lives. It is one of the most memorable wars,...
By Joshua Reynolds*, Guest Author
Whether you served in World War II or simply have an interest in it, feeding your knowledge is a great way to educate yourself on the history and events that occurred. Thanks to technology, smartphone and tablet apps allow us to have this information right at our fingertips.
Whether you want to test your knowledge on trivia or learn more about America’s participation in the war, the following are four must-have apps for any WWII enthusiast.
1. CodeName: Trivia WW2
There are plenty of events that occurred during WWII that you don’t know. CodeName: Trivia WW2 allows you to learn more about the war—everything from the Holocaust down to lesser known battles.
You can test your knowledge of the war in two ways: quizzes or Q&A. There are multiple quizzes that you can take, and CodeName: Trivia WW2 will keep track of your score and progress. With Q&A, simply shake your phone and a question will appear on your screen for you to answer, giving you the knowledge of trivia without the entire quiz.
2. America in WWII
America in WWII is a monthly subscription app that constantly provides you with new and interesting information from WWII. Learn about air, land and sea battles that took place, view what life was like in the 1940s and even learn how the war affected those at home.
Every month, a new issue will be revealed, and each issue contains photos from the war, pinups, media articles written about the war and even interviews with WWII veterans. The information found in this app is a necessity to any WWII enthusiast.
3. World War II In an Hour
If you’re a busy person but love to indulge in a bit of history, World War II In an Hour is just the app for you. This app provides you with access to e-books to provide you with more information on any WWII topic.
All of the e-books provide you with straight-to-the-point information without any fluff in order to give you the most history in just an hour. You don’t have to read through hunderds of pages, and you don’t have to click on any links to transfer you to more information. It’s all right in the app, ready for you to absorb.
4. Timeline World War 2
If you prefer learning through timelines, then Timeline World War 2 is a great addition to your app collection. The timeline contains over 2,000 events, and you can zoom in and out to learn more about a specific one.
You can even search the timeline to learn more about certain events, locations or people that were involved in the war. Every day of the timeline contains information so you know exactly what happenend on every day of the war.
You even have access to over 100 news videos as well as an eight-part war in the Pacific documentary. There are also detailed maps to show you where exactly battles occurred, where troops were stationed and even how the boundaries changed.
If learning more about World War II piques your interest, you need to download these four apps immediately.
*About the author: Joshua Reynolds likes to study and write about World War 2, technology, and robotics in the military.