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  EH.Net Encyclopedia: The American Economy during World War II
In 1939, when World War II erupted in Europe with Germany's invasion of Poland, numerous economic indicators suggested that the United States was still deeply mired in the depression.
Nelson understood immediately that the staggeringly complex problem of administering the war economy could be reduced to one key issue: balancing the needs of civilians — especially the workers whose efforts sustained the economy — against the needs of the military — especially those of servicemen and women but also their military and civilian leaders.
As observers during the war and ever since have recognized, scientific and technological innovations were a key aspect in the American war effort and an important economic factor in the Allies' victory.
www.eh.net /encyclopedia/article/tassava.WWII   (5321 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The war triggered an international outcry and on December 14 the Soviet Union was expelled from the League of Nations.
It was one of the bloodiest sieges of the war.
World War II, global military conflict that, in terms of lives lost and material destruction, was the most devastating war in human history.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/World-War-II   (1795 words)

  
 France during World War II - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
France during World War II France surrendered to Nazi Germany early in World War II (June 24 1940).
This government, officially neutral in World War II, was commonly referred to as Vichy France and was headed by Henri Philippe P├ętain, a General during World War I.
They were led by Charles de Gaulle, under-secretary of state for war and national defence, whose role in the resistance was to pave the way for his immense impact on the future of France, as leader of its provisional government and first President of the French Fifth Republic.
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 The Myth of US Prosperity During World War II - by David R. Henderson
Before the war is ended, the war party assumes the divine right to denounce and silence all opposition to war as unpatriotic and cowardly.
The U.S. was officially at war from Dec. 8, 1941, with its declaration of war on Japan, until Sept. 2, 1945, with the surrender of Japan's government.
Whatever the value of U.S. participation in the war, for Americans' standard of living, World War II was a bust.
www.antiwar.com /henderson/?articleid=8727   (1487 words)

  
 Co-Opting Nazi Germany: Neutrality in Europe During World War II
The Swiss did establish a series of internment camps during the war to provide sanctuary for a precious few: 200,000 refugees of whom 20,000 were Jews.
As the war progressed and Switzerland emerged as one of the centers of the international art market, the Swiss dealers altered their areas of specialization to better serve their Nazi clientele.
However, during the war, there appeared suddenly a large number of pictures of the German school and it was in Switzerland that he bought his best Cranachs.
www.adl.org /Braun/dim_14_1_neutrality_europe.asp   (4652 words)

  
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