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  World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was the largest and deadliest war in history, culminating in the Holocaust and ending with the dropping of the atom bomb.
The Italian declaration of war in June 1940, challenging the British supremacy of the Mediterranean, hinged on Gibraltar, Malta, and Alexandria.
It was one of the bloodiest sieges of the war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_War_II   (9220 words)

  
 Native American Indian Heritage Month
American Indians in World War II In 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "This generation has a rendezvous with destiny." When Roosevelt said that he had no idea of how much World War II would make his prophecy ring true.
World War II signalled a major break from the past and offered unparalleled opportunities for Indians to compete in the white man's world.
World War II became a turning point for both Indians and Caucasians because its impact on each was so great and different.
www.defenselink.mil /specials/nativeamerican01/wwii.html   (3247 words)

  
 Decline and Renewal: American World War II Interventionists
Influenced by traditional American distaste for European politics and disillusioned by the results of Woodrow Wilson's crusade for democracy during World War I, many argued that rhetoric served to conceal baser economic or territorial interests in the struggle for Europe and in wars generally.
Seeing the fate of the world to be literally in their hands, the interventionists became absorbed in plans for the establishment of world democracy.
Although the interventionists' faith in limited war might seem Pollyannaish or in sincere, such a view was common to military strategists of the era, who sought to avert the carnage of World War I. British prewar strategy relied primarily on a naval blockade.
www.worldandi.com /public/1987/february/mt6.cfm   (4850 words)

  
 NAMED CAMPAIGNS-WORLD WAR II
WORLD WAR II Streamers: Green and brown with two stripe groupings, one of green, white, red and the other of white, fl and white stripes; with blue, white, and red stripes in center.
The American command in the Mediterranean, co-existing with the Allied command, was the North African Theater of Operations, U.S. Army (NATOUSA) established on 4 February 1943, which was superseded by the Mediterranean Theater of Operations, U.S. Army (MTOUSA) on 1 November 1944.
Among the American forces was the 82d Airborne Division, which was scheduled to drop behind the invasion beaches to forestall enemy reaction to the landings.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/reference/eacmp.htm   (5335 words)

  
 Rangers: selected combat operations in WW II
The Americans selected to participate in the raids were to be drawn from a broad cross section of units and then returned to those same units after the raids, thus ensuring that, when American forces landed in Europe, they would have some combat-experienced men.
American forces were intended to play a role secondary to the British, and Seventh Army's initial mission was to protect Eighth Army's left while the latter drove northward to Messina, the main objective in Sicily.
The rescue of 511 American and Allied prisoners from a Japanese POW compound near Cabanatuan in the Philippines by elements of the 6th Ranger Battalion, reinforced by Alamo Scouts and Filipino guerrillas, was the most complex operation that Rangers conducted during World War II.
www-cgsc.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/King/King.asp   (21012 words)

  
 World War II
The war that is now called the Pacific front of World War II was called in Japan then The Great East Asia War, for the liberation of Asia from the European and American colonizers was the proclaimed Goal.
Before the war, American and Japanese naval planners expected that the outcome of a war between their two countries would be decided by major battles fought out by surface ships.
World War II was a watershed in the history of the Uinted States.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/world_war_2.htm   (11154 words)

  
 U.S. National Park Service, American Memorial Park, Saipan
The Marianas Campaign of World War II was the most decisive battle of the Pacific theater.
American Memorial Park features a Court of Honor and Flag Circle, where the names of more than 5,000 American soldiers, seamen, and airmen who died in "Operation Forager" (the World War II battles for Saipan and Tinian islands) and in the Battle Of The Philippine Sea are inscribed.
American Memorial Park is managed by the National Park Service, in partnership with the Government of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).
www.nps.gov /amme/main.htm   (616 words)

  
 K. World War II, 1939-1945. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945 > K.
Headed by mechanized divisions and supported by overwhelming air power, the German thrusts disorganized and defeated the poorly equipped Polish armies.
Though the latter had a numerical strength of 600,000 men, they were unable to mobilize effectively or concert their resistance.
www.bartleby.com /67/2582.html   (283 words)

  
 Stone & Stone: News and Information
American Heroine in the French Resistance: The Memoir and Diary of Virginia D'Albert-Lake.
Germany and the Second World War, vol 7: The Strategic Air War in Europe and the War in the West and East Asia, 1943-1944/5.
The All Americans in World War II: A Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War.
www.sonic.net /~bstone/index.shtml   (1877 words)

  
 WWI through WWII - Part I
African Americans were among the troops committed to combat in World War I (WWI) and World War II (WWII), even though they and other fl Americans were denied the full blessings of the freedom for which the United States had pledged to fight.
One of the worst slights of both wars was the willingness of the white establishment to allow racism to influence the award of the prestigious Medal of Honor.
During this month, the War Department established its basic racial policy by continuing segregation and by establishing a quota for enlisting fls based on a percentage of their numbers in the general population.
www.redstone.army.mil /history/integrate/CHRON3.html   (6315 words)

  
 FleetSubmarine.com is your source on World War II American submarines
The American fleet submarine may arguably be called the most successful naval weapon of World War II.
From America's entry into World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, until the Japanese surrender was signed on 2 September 1945, American submarines were responsible for sinking more than half of all Japanese tonnage.
This is the first time a former crew member has given us his personal recollections of World War II submarine service, and we hope this will be the start of a trend.
www.fleetsubmarine.com   (1073 words)

  
 HyperWar: World War II on the World Wide Web
World War II: The War Against Germany and Italy
World War II in Color -- a collectoin of photos
The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar   (396 words)

  
 Dad's War: Finding and Telling Your Father's World War II Story, by Wesley Johnston
World War II Troop Ship Crossings: I began this work, which is now being beautifully enhanced and maintained by Shayne Wallesch.
War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel: listed by state, these are scanned images of the lists of names, parents' names, and addresses
Institute for World War II and the Human Experience: This is a university-backed effort to to preserve the experiences of the common soldier, sailor, marine who went to war.
members.aol.com /dadswar   (6855 words)

  
 U.S. Army Divisions in World War II, Map of the Formation, Expansion, and Campaign History
U.S. Army Divisions in World War II, provides a graphic overview of the formation, expansion, and campaign history of all 91 divisions of the U.S. Army Ground Forces from 1939 to 1945.
In addition to a high-level overview of the complete mobilization of the U.S. Army, detailed information for each division is mapped including: dates of activation, movement overseas, and entry into combat; commanding generals; casualty and days of combat figures; and more.
This print provides you with all the information you need to understand the scope and flow of the U.S. Army during World War II.
www.historyshots.com /usarmy   (285 words)

  
 U.S. Army Divisions in World War II: Sources
An Army at Dawn The War in North Africa, 1942-1943.
Mansoor, Peter R. The GI Offensive in Europe, The Triumph of American Infantry Divisions, 1941-1945.
Army Battle Casualties and Nonbattle Deaths in World War II, Final Report, 1 December 1941 - 31 December 1946.
www.historyshots.com /usarmy/sources.cfm   (323 words)

  
 Amazon.com: American Tanks of WWII (Enthusiast Color): Books: Thomas Berndt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
World War I was believed to be the war to end all wars.
This, together with its "German" counterpart, added to Jean Restayn's highly informative drawings contained in "Tanks of World War Two", should enlighten anybody interested in modeling accurate replicas or just study in detail these "beasts of war".
This book is a brief look at the major armored vehicles of the U.S. forces during World War II.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0879389303?v=glance   (1142 words)

  
 Quartermaster World War II History
Quartermaster Supply in the Pacific During World War II
Graves Registration recovery operations in the Pacific in World War II Crosses at Normandy, June 1944
Study on the history of War Dog training and utilization during and after World War II.
www.qmmuseum.lee.army.mil /WWII   (392 words)

  
 W.W. II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
build a new, formidable weapon of war, the atomic bomb.
Telephone service to the outside world was poor, and the mountain
Although reluctant to enter the war, the United States emerged not
www.garyrutledge.com /AmHistory/NotesFr1865/world_war_two.htm   (930 words)

  
 WWW-VL: US Military History: World War II 1939 - 1945
Timeline of the War in Europe Tragedy of the USS Indianapolis
U.S. Latinos and World War II Navy in World War II USS Mason
World War II Combat Medic [Graphic intensive but worth the wait]
www.kwanah.com /vl/016.htm   (1125 words)

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