This index provides subject entries for numerous articles about World War II that were published in major military periodicals between 1939 and 1949. The majority of the articles are essential sources and were written by participants in the events they describe. Most of the periodicals in this volume have either not been previously indexed before or have not been indexed in this user-friendly fashion. Organized topically, this work employs "Use" and "See also" references in order to give the user a familiar subject structure to conduct their search. Numerous cross-references are included to assist in locating relevant materials quickly. Its deep indexing strengthens this book, which gives most articles at least two subject headings.