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Topics for CT History Day competition. Military topics and events.

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Military & Events

See separate pages for specific events.

For very specific topics, see the Previous Topics guide.

See our regular research guides too.


Museum of Connecticut History

The focus of the Museum and its collections is Connecticut’s government, military and industrial history. Permanent and changing exhibits trace the growth of the State and its role in the development of the nation from the Colonial era to the present.

Archives at CSL - Military

These are some examples. See also specific topics on sub-pages.

Books, Documents, etc.

These are some general resources, see specific topic sub-pages for additional examples.

Other Institutions


Federal and Other

Government Publishing Office (GPO) & Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

Library of Congress (LOC)


Other Libraries' Guides

Items listed in these guides are not necessarily available through the Connecticut State Library, especially subscription databases. Many of the federal documents will be.

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