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Welcome to the World War II task force. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.

Scope[edit]

This task force covers all articles related to World War II.

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding WWII-task-force=yes to the {{WPMILHIST}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:World War II task force articles.

Participants[edit]

If you approach anyone from this list for advice or help, please check their contributions first to check if they've edited recently. This list may contain people who have not edited Wikipedia in a long time.

  1. Alexikoua (talk · contribs)
  2. Binksternet (talk · contribs) (more Pacific than not)
  3. Btphelps (talk · contribs) (My father served in the 32nd Division, and while crossing Papua New Guinea, he didn't remove his boots or socks for a month.)
  4. Brigade Piron (talk · contribs) (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg-related topics)
  5. cla68 (talk · contribs) (East Asian/Pacific theatre.)
  6. Cliftonian (talk · contribs) (mainly Rhodesians)
  7. DPdH (talk · contribs) (Intend to contribute mainly related to my Key interests => Technology: Combat Aircraft & related weapons/ordnance, Armored warfare, Artillery, Infantry weapons, Vehicles, Missiles & Rockets, Naval warfare & related weapons. Theatres: ETO, Africa/Mediterranean, Italy, Atlantic, Ostfront. Doctrine & Order of Battle: German army, US Army, British Army, Russian Army).
  8. EnigmaMcmxc (talk · contribs) (Mainly the North African Campaign and the fighting in North West Europe, also dabble in the other fronts of World War Two.)
  9. Eurocopter (talk · contribs) (Romanian theatre/Eastern Front)
  10. Farawayman (talk · contribs) (North Africa, Italy, Eastern Front)
  11. Fallschirmjäger (talk · contribs) (Image Improvements and European & Eastern Fronts)
  12. FitzColinGerald (talk · contribs) (Battle of France)
  13. Foxsch (talk · contribs) (WWII Then & Now)
  14. Gavbadger (talk · contribs) (RAF bases and RAF Bomber Command)
  15. GELongstreet (talk · contribs) (Wehrmacht)
  16. Grant65 (talk · contribs) (Mediterranean theatre, 1940-43 mostly; Malaya-Singapore; the South West Pacific theatre, 1942-45; WW2 aircraft and air forces; Allied supreme commands)
  17. Gr8opinionater (talk · contribs)
  18. Hawkeye7 (talk · contribs) (US-related, Pacific Theatre, Logistics)
  19. Ibericus Lusitanus (talk · contribs) (Battles in Europe, German weapons and units)
  20. Jcfrommn (talk · contribs) (Eastern and Western Fronts)
  21. Kierzek (talk · contribs) (The Third Reich, NSDAP history, Schutzstaffel (SS), German Panzers and weapons, Japanese tanks and weapons)
  22. Legoboyvdlp (talk · contribs) WW2 tanks and planes
  23. Leithp (talk · contribs)
  24. Lineagegeek (talk · contribs) (US Army Air Force. focusing on history of organizations )
  25. Magus732 (talk · contribs) (general cleanup and fact-fixing; American and Japanese naval forces; American, Japanese and German air forces)
  26. MoRsE (talk · contribs) (Broad interests, but especially articles somehow related to Finland, AWB-user)
  27. Noha307 (talk · contribs) (a lot of, but not limited to, naval, especally U-Boats)
  28. Peacemaker67 (talk · contribs) (Australian Army involvement, Yugoslavia)
  29. sm8900 (talk · contribs) (Some categorization, history, etc.)
  30. the_ed17 (talk · contribs) (U.S. Navy, particularly battleships)
  31. TomStar81 (talk · contribs) (Huge fan of WWII, will help in any way possible (school work permitting))
  32. Trfasulo (talk · contribs) (Almost anything in American military)
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Article statistics[edit]

The table to the right shows the current article assessment statistics for this task force.

A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

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World War II task force assessment statistics logcategory

Open tasks[edit]

Attention needed
...to referencing and citation (16,847) • ...to coverage and accuracy (13,152) • ...to structure (3,401) • ...to grammar (1,265) • ...to supporting materials (2,663)
Popular pages
Full list
Cleanup needed  
Battle of Kiev (1943)Raid on DrvarColditz Castle
Requested articles 
A ForceBattle of Uhtua-KiestinkiBattles of Repola-RukajärviBattle of PorlammiBattle of SiiranmäkiBattle of TuulosBattle of ŁuckBattle of RówneBattle of Włodzimierz WołyńskiBattle of LubartówBattle of MiednikiBattle of JodłaFrancis BlanchainShinshou DraengerChrister Lyst HansenHolocaust slave labor litigationOve KampmanLeague for Combat PolicyFrederick Charles LoughJulien MelineOperation RayonOperation BigotOperation MittelmeerOperation RichardOperation WaterfallOtto ProgramMartin PoppelRoehm's AvengersDorothy TartierePoul BruunRaoul BoulangerSerge Asher-RavanelBattle of West Ukraine (1941)Battle of ZunyiLiberation of Belgium (1944)Free Dutch ForcesYugoslav government in exileOperation AlacrityNumerous African colonies "in World War II";
Expansion needed  
Princess Irene BrigadeBattle of Bay of ViipuriBattle of BruneiBattle of LabuanDemilitarisation; Martha DesrumeauxMochitsura HashimotoOperation CascadeOperation Tan No. 2Burma Area ArmyBattle of CourlandBattle of Voronezh (1943)First Battle of KharkovRace to BerlinMarie FourcadeVictor Strydonck de BurkelDonald BlakesleeOperation NordwindBattle of Skerki BankMichael Sinclair (soldier)Battle of MaastrichtBattle of The AfsluitdijkBattle of Zeeland
Images needed  
Twelfth Army (United Kingdom)4th Airborne Division (United Kingdom)5th Airborne Division (United Kingdom)XVI Corps (United Kingdom)
Merging needed  
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Citations needed  
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Translation needed 
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Resources[edit]

Internal
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Germany
  • U.S. War Department Technical Manual;March 15, 1945; TM - E30-451: Handbook on German Military Forces; 1939 - 1945; Republished 1990 by Louisanna State University Press. Document in Public Domain EXCEPT for new material added by LSU Press. ISBN 0-8071-2011-1
  • British War Office, 1944/US War Department 1944. German Order Of Battle: 1944; Republished 1994; Greenhill Books, Lionel Leventhal LTD, Britain/Stackpole Books/USA; Under Crown Copyright in Britain; In Public Domain EXCEPT for new material in USA. ISBN 1-85367-170-3
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