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  World War II - ExampleProblems.com
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.
Many consider World War II to be the only true world war due to the overwhelming number of nations involved and the extraordinary number of theatres—from Europe and the Soviet Union to North Africa, China, South East Asia and the Pacific.
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.
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  sociology - World War II
World War II was a global conflict that started in 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the world's states and every inhabited continent.
The belligerents of the Second World War are usually considered to belong to either of the two blocks: the Axis and the Allies.
War began in Europe on 1 September, 1939 with the German invasion of Poland.
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 About the Music of Cuba - worldmusic.cc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
World War II (abbreviated WWII), or the Second World War, was a worldwide conflict fought between the Allied Powers and the Axis Powers, from 1939 until 1945.
The immediate causes of World War II are generally held to be the German invasion of Poland, as well as the Japanese attacks on China, the United States, and the British and Dutch colonies.
World War II began after these acts of aggression were met with an official declaration of war, armed resistance or both.
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
World War II World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb
World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is generally considered the most costly and intense war in human history.
The causes of World War II are naturally a debated subject, but a common view, particularly among the allies in the early post-war years, tie them to the expansionism of Germany and Japan: Germany had lost wealth, power and status following the first world war and the expansion was to make Germany great again.
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 WW2 - WOI Encyclopedia Italia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb.
World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is generally accepted as the largest and deadliest continuous war in human history and the first time that nuclear weapons were used against either military or civilian targets.
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.
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 The Ultimate World War II - American History Information Guide and Reference
World War II was a global conflict that started in 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the world's states and every inhabited continent.
On which date the war began is also debated, cited as either the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939, the Japanese invasion of China on 7 July 1937 (the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War), or earlier yet the 1931 Japanese invasion of Manchuria.
The belligerents of the Second World War are usually considered to belong to either of the two blocks: the Axis and the Allies.
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
World War II Clockwise from top: Allied landing on Normandy beaches on D-Day, the gate of a Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, Red Army soldiers raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag in Berlin, and the Nagasaki atom bomb.
The immediate causes of World War II are generally held to be the German invasion of Poland, and the Japanese attacks on China, the United States, and the British and Dutch colonies.
World War II started after these aggressive actions were met with an official declaration of war, armed resistance or both.
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 World War Ii information
World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the world's nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theatres, and costing tens of millions of lives.
The war ended in Europe with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, but continued in Asia and the Pacific until the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the subsequent Japanese surrender on September 2 1945.
After the war, many high-ranking Germans 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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 Causes of World War II - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
World War II may be the single most complicated conflict in all of history and it is therefore difficult to explain its origin.
Underlying Causes of World War II Nationalism: Perhaps the greatest underlying factor causing the war, nationalism was the primary reason for German, Italian and Japanese aggression.
World War I: The so-called War to End All Wars did not solve any of the problems of that had caused it; indeed, many scholars have begun to think of World War I and II as World War Part I and Part II.
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 World War II information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Italian declaration of war in June 1940 challenged the British supremacy of the Mediterranean, hinged on Gibraltar, Malta, and Alexandria.
It was one of the bloodiest sieges of the war.
The last Allied conference of World War II was held at the suburb of Potsdam, outside Berlin, from July 17 to August 2.
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 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
After World War II, Europe was informally split into Western and Soviet spheres of influence, which set the stage for the Cold War.
The North African war proved to be a disaster for Italy, and when the Allies invaded Sicily on July 10 in Operation Husky, capturing the island in a little over a month, the regime of Benito Mussolini collapsed.
It was one of the bloodiest sieges of the war.
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
August 9, 1945]] World War II was a global conflict that started on 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the world's countries and every inhabited continent.
The end of the War is also seen by many, as the end of Britain's position as a global Superpower and the start of the Cold War between the world's remaining two, the USA and USSR.
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 World War II information - Search.com
The Italian declaration of war in June 1940 challenged the British supremacy of the Mediterranean, hinged on Gibraltar, Malta, and Alexandria.
The North African war proved to be a disaster for Italy and when the Allies invaded Sicily on July 10 in Operation Husky, capturing the island in a little over a month, it caused the regime of Benito Mussolini to collapse.
The last Allied conference of World War II was held at the suburb of Potsdam, outside Berlin, from July 17 to August 2.
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 world war 2 resource page - world war 2 weapons
World War II resulted in the direct or indirect death of anywhere from 50 to 60 million or more people, over 3% of the world population at that time.
In Asia, Japan's efforts to become a world power and the rise of militarist leadership (in the 1930s the government in Japan was undermined as militarists rose to power and de facto gained totalitarian control) led to conflicts with first China and later the United States.
The end of World War II is seen by many as the end of the United Kingdom's position as a global superpower and the emergence of the United States and the Soviet Union as the dominant powers in the world.
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 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
World War II Clockwise from top: Allied landing on Normandy beaches on D-Day, the gate of a Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, Red Army soldiers raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag in Berlin, the Nagasaki atom bomb, and the 1936 Nuremberg Rally.
World War II (abbreviated WWII), or the Second World War, was a worldwide conflict fought between the Allied Powers and the Axis Powers, from 1939 until 1945.
The war triggered an international outcry, and, on December 14, the Soviet Union was expelled from the League of Nations.
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 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Finland, where the Winter War became a focus of the world's interest in the absence of other hostilities.
World War I, the Western victors in the Second World War did not demand compensation from the defeated nations.
In the military sphere, World War II marked the coming of age of airpower, mostly at the expense of warships.
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 Events preceding World War II in Asia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is concerned with the events that preceded World War II in Asia.
Prior to World War I, China's last dynasty, the Qing Dynasty, collapsed giving way to a nominal republic.
In the east, Japan had, as early as the late nineteenth century, begun to spread out across Asia, brought about by conflict between traditional Japanese practices and changing social conditions associated with rapid industrialisation and modernisation.
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