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  Encyclopedia: World War II
World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-twentieth-century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is generally considered the most costly and intense war in human history.
Post–World War II Europe was partitioned into Western and Soviet spheres of influence, the former undergoing economic reconstruction under the Marshall Plan and the latter becoming satellite states of the Soviet Union.
The causes of World War II are a debated subject, mainstream views tie them to the nationalist and expansionist tendencies of Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan: Expansionism is the doctrine of expanding the territory or economic influence of a country.
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 Military history of Italy during World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yet, despite Mussolini's description of the German-Italian alliance as an "Axis of Blood and Steel", his response to the German invasion was to declare that Italy was neutral and a "non-belligerent".
However, on June 10, 1940, as Rommel reached the English Channel, Mussolini felt the war was coming to an end and declared war on Britain and France.
Within a week of Italy's declaration of war, the British 11th Hussars had seized Fort Capuzzo and, in an ambush east of Bardia, the Tenth Army's Engineer in Chief, General Lastucci, was captured.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Italian_military_history_of_World_War_II   (1662 words)

 ipedia.com: Military history of Britain during World War II Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
One notable success during the Phony War was the sinking of the German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee by a force under Commodore Henry Harwood in December 1939.
During late 1944, as more British aircraft carriers came into the area a series of strikes were flown against oil targets in Sumatra to prepare British carriers for the upcoming operations in the Pacific.
In the last great amphibious operation of the war in Europe, British Commandos and Canadian troops captured the island in the late autumn of 1944, clearing the way for Antwerp to be opened and for the easement of the critical logistical problems the Allies were suffering.
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 Carl K. Savich Tetovo and Greater Albania - November, 2001
During the latter half of the 19th century, Ottoman Turkey was referred to as “the sick man of Europe” because it could not maintain its occupation and colonies in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.
The goal and agenda of the ethnic Albanian Skanderbeg Waffen SS Division was to advance the Greater Albania ideology by deporting and killing the non-Albanian populations of Western Macedonia.
During the war some sent their sons to Serbia to prevent their mobilization into the KLA.” The BHHRG further alleged that “the regional weapons market is run from Tetovo.” Menduh Thaci of the DPA is alleged to control Tetovo’s shops and the fl market, such as in oil.
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 STALINISM -- BEFORE AND DURING WORLD WAR II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Between World War I and World War II the protracted equilibrium which had tolerated a Soviet Union in a capitalist world had begun also to engender illusions that the soviets could coexist peacefully for an indefinite period with the rest of the world.
During World War I the opportunist socialists had banged their heads in vain against the wall of that problem, each nationalist socialist group maintaining that it was "their" country that was being attacked.
During this period, after the death of Lenin, the line of the Comintern was clearly stated by Bukharin in 1926: "When Germany, defeated and subjugated, reduced to the status of a semi-colonial country, resisted the imperialism of the victorious Entente, in manifestos, declarations, etc., the supreme bodies of the Soviet power publicly declared their sympathy.
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 Belarusian Anti-Communism: Nazi and CIA connection.
During the first half of the XX century Belarus has found itself squeezed between two most horrible rising superpowers that had yet to shock the mankind with an animal cruelty of their ideologically brainwashed soldiers - Stalin's Soviet Union and Hitler's III Reich.
It has produced horrible war criminals who have conducted mass murders of their own population, betrayed their culture and ended drowning their ideals in the blood of their victims.
On August 7, 1948, during the debate on the DP bill, Congressman Arthur Klein of New York cited Stanislau Stankievich as an example of the war criminals hiding in refugee camps who should never be permitted in the US.
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 Chapter 3: The Legacy of World War II
During this period he had to deal with the problems of insurgency and counterinsurgency, and of civil war, in addition to the guerrilla operations against the enemy forces of occupation.
The official American approach during the war was to turn a blind eye to elite collaboration and to ban attacks by American-registered guerrillas on those in the puppet government.
During and after the occupation they provided both a ready instrument to enforce the political and economic prerogatives of the rural elites and a very real incentive for the peasants to organize themselves in self-defense.
www.statecraft.org /chapter3.html   (17798 words)

 Category:World War II national military histories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Military history of the Netherlands during World War II
Military history of the Philippines during World War II
Military history of the United Kingdom during World War II
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 Carl Savich | Columns | serbianna.com
Kosovo During World War II, 1941-1945 and Genocide in Kosovo: The Skenderbeg SS Division
Kruja surrendered in 1479 and the Turks occupied Albania.
During the occupation of Kosovo-Metohija by Nazi Germany, Germany formed an Albanian Kosovar Waffen SS Division, the 21st Waffen Gebirgs Division der SS ìSkanderbegî which engaged in a policy of ethnic cleansing and genocide against the Orthodox Serbian population of Kosovo.
www.serbianna.com /columns/savich/004.shtml   (2483 words)

 European Royalty during World War II
If federalization is to be a constructive element in the future development of Europe and not merely a disguised method for keeping Germany as disunited as possible, the historical development of the country should not be overlooked and sacrificed to arbitrary measures conceived as a result of momentary emergencies and tendencies.
The war years were obviously significant in the history of the Balkan, Italian, and Hungarian monarchies -- since in the aftermath of the war all were toppled as a result of communist agitation (with the lone exception of Greece, where the monarchy only just barely survived the communist onslaught).
The role of Europe's royal houses in the history of World War II is therefore important and, at the same time, often underestimated -- as is the role of World War II in the history of Europe's royal houses.
gsteinbe.intrasun.tcnj.edu /royalty/royalty.html   (578 words)

 The roots of Kosovo fascism
These Albanians, natives of both Albania and Kosovo, instituted a campaign of murder and expulsion of Serbs.
An eastern sliver of Kosovo was ceded to Bulgaria.
In addition to the murder and expulsion of Serbs, the relative ethnic population balance was further skewed by the entrance of hundreds of thousands of ethnic Albanians from Albania proper during the war.
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 World War 2 Pictures In Color   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For so many years, historians and casual observers alike have observed the events of World War II through faded fl and white images.
As the creator of ww2incolor.com, it is my hope that this database of color images serve as a constant reminder of the trying times that swept the world in the mid-20th century.
While a picture may be worth a thousand words, it is the colored ones that bring us one step closer to the reality of this historic point in time.
www.ww2incolor.com   (183 words)

 Moopuna: Term Papers on Albania WWII
Albania slowly emerged from the isolation that had marked
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 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Timeline: Norway
1914 - Norway, Sweden and Denmark agree to remain neutral during World War I. - Norway joins the League of Nations.
Unemployment becomes severe and lasts until the beginning of World War II in 1939.
Norway is one of the world's major petroleum exporters
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/europe/newsid_1023000/1023320.stm   (676 words)

 Mussolini's role during World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Mussolini's role during World War II Mussolini's main role during WW II was that he was the leader of Italy.
As earlier stated, he tried taking Ethiopia in 1935 and seized Albania in 1939.
Mussolini had a huge part with the axis powers during WW II.
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 MSN Encarta - Ramiz Alia
Alia, Ramiz, born in 1925, president of Albania (1985-1992).
During World War II (1939-1945), he attained the rank of political...
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 Albania Profile: Military
Canada has only 9000 Navy personnel guarding the longest national coastline in the world.
Oxford: Oxford University Press; CIA World Factbook; Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, 1997.
Acronyms: Amnesty International (AI); European Council of Conscripts Organizations (ECCO); Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC); International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHFHR); National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors (NISBCO); Service, Peace and Justice in Latin America (SERPAJ); War Resisters International (WRI); World Council of Churches (WCC); CIA World Factbook, December 2003
www.nationmaster.com /country/al/Military   (190 words)

 Neither Red Nor Dead: Coming of Age in Former Yugoslavia During and After World War II > Book Stevo Julius
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The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
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