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  World War II - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
World War II (in Russia and other parts of the former USSR also known as The Great Patriotic War (for the war after June 1941) and The War Against Aggression) was fought chiefly between the Allies and the Axis Powers.
However, Japan had invaded China already in 1937 the (Second Sino-Japanese War), which sometimes is considered the start of the Second World War (Withdrawal of the Japanese after their defeat also catalysed the Chinese Communist Revolution.) Nazi Germany surrendered on May 7, 23:50 PM 1945, ending the war in Europe.
After the war, many high-ranking Nazis were prosecuted for war crimes, as well as the mass murder of the Holocaust committed mainly on the area of General Government, in the Nuremberg trials.
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
World War II World War II World War II (in Russia also known as The Great Patriotic War (for the war after June 1941) and The War Against Aggression) was fought chiefly between the Allies and the Axis Powers.
However, Japan had invaded China already in 1937 the (Second Sino-Japanese War), which sometimes is considered the start of the Second World War (Withdrawal of the Japanese after their defeat also catalysed the Chinese Communist Revolution.) Nazi Germany surrendered on May 7, 23:51 PM 1945, ending the war in Europe.
The war ravaged civilians more severely than any previous conflict (bringing to its first fruition the concept of total war) and served as a backdrop for genocidal killings by Nazi Germany as well as several other mass slaughters of civilians which, although not technically genocide, were significant.
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 American submarine torpedoes in World War II
American submarine torpedoes in World War II Submarine Torpedoes
During World War II, some of the R-boats, which were employed for training, used the older Mark-9 torpedo, which had been designed for battleship use.
World War I experience had shown that the most effective way to destroy a ship was to "break her back"—that is, to set off the torpedo's warhead under the centerline of the vessel, breaking the keel.
www.fleetsubmarine.com /torpedoes.html   (2532 words)

  
 History of WWII Medicine
During World War I he began experimenting with antibacterial substances and in 1921 discovered lysozyme, an antibiotic enzyme that attacks many types of bacteria.
The Use of Plasma During World War II Plasma is the liquid portion of the blood--a protein-salt solution in which red and white blood cells and platelets are suspended.
During World War II, Medics were allowed to administer morphine to alleviate pain, although the injection could also be given at the Battalion, or Collecting Stations.
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 Propaganda of Japan and the U.S. During WW II
World War II was one of the most monumental events in history and certainly one of the most significant events in the 20th century.
War is no longer only between soldiers on a battlefield but between nations and their ideas.
During the time that the Japanese began studying about the culture and customs of their Western counterparts, America was going through a period of territorial expansion that saw its borders extend to the Pacific but much to the expense of Native Americans.
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 American Theatre Wing - ATW During WWII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The American Theatre Wing began as a war-service organization associated with British War Relief and was created shortly after the German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of war.
Written at the request of the War Production Board and entitled “Sloppy Joe,” this bit of musical propaganda was intended to help reduce a high incidence of on-the-job accidents through an effective use of humor and ridicule.
It is appropriate to note that operating underneath its comic surface the sketch was a reminder to the workers that Russia was bearing the brunt of the ground war in Europe and at a critical stage in her struggle against the Nazis.
www.americantheatrewing.org /ww2.php   (6937 words)

  
 tank
The first prototype tank was tested for the British Army for the first time on September 6, 1915, and used in combat for the first time at the Battle of the Somme, 15 September 1916.
Paradoxically a tank is usually in its safest state when the commander is in a personally unsafe position, riding in the open, head out of the turret, with no personal protection save his helmet and a flack jacket.
Since an immobilized tank is an easy target for mortars, artillery and the usual specialized tank hunting units of the enemy forces, speed is normally kept to a minimum and every occasion is seized upon to move tanks on wheeled tank transporters and on railways, instead of on their own power.
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 Armored Vehicles of WWII
Japanese tanks of World War II including pre-war production vehicles and late war projects.
British armored vehicles from the early cruiser and infantry tanks to the development of the main battle tank.
Tanks of World War II offers military history students an extensive database of armored vehicles developed for the armed forces of the WWII era.
www.onwar.com /tanks   (195 words)

  
 WOMEN IN THE WEATHER BUREAU DURING WORLD WAR II
During World War I, women's contributions were mainly in the area of conserving food, raising gardens, knitting clothes for the armies, serving as nurses, and participating as volunteers during such events as raising money for the war.
During the First World War, the emphasis for women to join the work force was not as pronounced as during World War II.
During the war, for the first time in their lives, many women performed jobs that were viewed by the public as necessary and valuable.
www.lib.noaa.gov /edocs/women.html   (22803 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Death Traps : The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
American tank crews quickly learned that these "death traps" were no match for heavier German tanks such as the Panther and King Tiger.
Cooper served as an ordinance officer with the forward elements and was responsible for coordinating the recovery and repair of damaged American tanks.
Tank casualties in all of the armies of Europe in WWII were high.
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 The United States PSYOP Organization in the Pacific During World War II
The number of printed products produced during World War II are in the billions, so it is difficult to be accurate.
During the period 1942 to 1945, sixty-nine million items were printed by FELO in 14 languages and dialects.
Early in the war when American soldiers were starving, the Japanese dropped a leaflet that depicted a beautiful salad plate and American soldiers trapped on a small island, their burning fleet in the background.
www.psywarrior.com /PSYOPOrgWW2Pac.html   (14068 words)

  
 World War II (1939–1945)
World War II Memorial - The National World War II Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, May 29th, 2004.
Casualties in World War II - Country Men in war Battle deaths Wounded Australia 1,000,000 26,976 180,864 Austria 800,000 280,000...
Major Military Operations Since World War II - Major Military Operations Since World War II World War II was the last war fought in which the...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001288.html   (656 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Multimedia - World War II
MSN Encarta - Multimedia - World War II MSN Home
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Military Aircraft Losses During World War II Merchant Shipping Losses During World War II Naval Losses During World War II World War II Casualties, 1939–45
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
World War II in Ukraine: June 22, 1941
World War II - Britannica.com: Invasion of the Low Countries and the Fall of France
The greatest armored tank battle of World War II took place near the village of Prokhorovka.
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 Shipyards and Suppliers for U. S. Maritime Commission During World War II
You are important members of the great shipbuilding team which is achieving an almost unbelievable production and thereby helping win this war...
During 1943, 50.2% of contracts over $10,000 awarded by the Maritime Commission went to plants hiring less than 500 employees.
They received 2,462 of the 4,881 construction material contracts let during the year.
www.usmm.net /shipbuild.html   (512 words)

  
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