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 World War II - All About All   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 largest and deadliest continuous 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 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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 Maquis (World War II) Encyclopedia Articles @ VeryGoodCredit.com (Very Good Credit)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Maquis also aided the escape of downed Allied airmen, Jews and others pursued by the Vichy and German Authorities.
During the Allied invasion of Normandy, the Maquis and other groups played some role in delaying the German mobilization.
Captured Maquis faced torture and being shot or sent to concentration camps, where few survived.
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 ABOUT WORLD WAR II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hitler's assessment of the military situation at this stage of the war is generally regarded as somewhat unrealistic, as by this time the Allies had achieved a nearly complete air superiority throughout Europe, the German Luftwaffe being only a shadow of its former self.
Battle of Peleliu Like the bloody World War II island campaigns before it, Peleliu was a fight to capture an airstrip on a speck of coral in the western Pacific.
The Battle of Okinawa fought on the island of Okinawa in the Ryukuku Islands was the largest amphibious assault during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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 ipedia.com: List of people associated with World War II Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of people associated with World War II This is a list of people associated with World War II.
Klaus Barbie (1913-1991), was a German officer of the SS and the Gestapo sent to occupied France where he became known as The Butcher of Lyon
Korechika Anami, General and Minister of War in the end of the war
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