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Military history of Greece during World War II
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 Vaal Triangle Info Encylopedia - Military_history_of_Poland_during_World_War_II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Military history of Poland during World War II
To defend these territories, the Polish military command compounded their strategic weakness by massing their forces along the western border, in defence of Poland's main industrial areas around Poznań and Łódź, where they could be easily surrounded and cut off.
During this period the Jewish community leadership, which, unlike Polish authorities, had an official recognition by the Germans, was able to some extent to bargain with the Germans.
www.vaaltriangleinfo.co.za /wiki/index.php?title=Military_history_of_Poland_during_World_War_II   (4911 words)

 The World at War, history of WW 1939-1945
The World at War, history of WW 1939-1945
Every such work as The World at War, history of WW 1939-1945 is an attempt to walk the tightrope between the fullest possible and the most accessible description of the period.
When World War II began in 1939, Germany was the aggressor, it was later joined in June 1940, by Italy, and Japan in December 1941.
www.euronet.nl /users/wilfried/ww2/ww2.htm   (2153 words)

 Massacres and Atrocities of WWII in Western Europe
During the Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge) the Combat Group of the 1st SS Panzer Division, led by SS Major Joachim Peiper, was approaching the crossroads at Baugnes near the town of Malmédy.
During the afternoon of June 8, twenty six Canadians were shot at the Chateau d’Audrie after being taken prisoner by a Reconnaissance Battalion of the SS Hitler Jugend.
In 1947, the War Graves Commission erected headstones over the graves but as most of the bodies bore no identification, their ID tags and pay books being destroyed by the SS prior to the shootings, the names carved on the headstones bear no relation to the bodies buried underneath.
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 World War 2 Timeline 1939-1945 - Worldwar-2.net
The modern world is still living with the consequences of World War 2, the most titanic conflict in history.
World War 2 involved every major world power in a war for global domination and at its end, more than 60 million people had lost their lives and most of Europe and large parts of Asia lay in ruins.
German PzKpfw II The PzKpfw II was designed as a training machine intended to prepare the German Panzerwafffe for the arrival of the PzKpfw III and IV medium tanks.
www.worldwar-2.net   (870 words)

 Polish History - Part 12
World War II The German onslaught on Poland on September 1, 1939, started the Second World War.
Confronted with the enormous military might of the enemies and having no assistance from France and Britain, which were unprepared for war, Poland was forced to suffer a military defeat.
During eighteen months of occupation the most active individuals from all walks and domains of life were murdered.
www.poloniatoday.com /history12.htm   (1239 words)

 Military History Online
During the summer armistice of the 1813 campaign, two German artists drew illustrations of the French troops stationed around Dresden and Freiberg in Saxony.
In the history of the American military, there are dozens of generals who have displayed a variety of characteristics, both positive and negative.
In the years after D-Day up to the present, historians and military officials agreed that Jubilee, as the operation was codenamed, was one of the Allies' greatest military blunders of World War II.
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The Germans had been preparing for this type of war as early as the 1920s, when the Reichswehr under the command of general Hans von Seeckt recreated the forbidden German General Staff under the cover of the Truppenamt and began planning the complex interactions of mechanized warfare.
After Italy's declaration of War on Britain and France in June of 1940 Italian forces in Libya came under punitive attack from the British in Egypt.
The successful campaigns against Poland, Scandinavia and France, and the bad standing of the Red Army after the Great Purge in the 1930s, as indicated by the fiasco of the Winter War, made Hitler believe the power relations between Germany and Russia would not again become as favorable.
www.tuxedo-shop.com /search.php?title=Military_history_of_Germany_during_World_War_II   (1539 words)

 WarMuseum.ca - Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War: The History of World War 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The world would have to live with weapons that had the potential to kill millions in moments and indeed to kill the whole human race.
That prospect was increased when a Cold War rose out of the Second World War, and pitted the Communist Soviet Union, suspicious of the West and intent on protecting itself from further attacks on its soil, against democratic capitalist countries such as the United States and Canada.
The United Nations was a further attempt to turn the war in the direction of constructive change, an imperfect but deliberate effort to construct a system of international co-operation where possible and a method of deterrence when peace failed.
warmuseum.ca /cwm/newspapers/intro_e.html   (485 words)

 Danish history (the s.c.nordic FAQ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
And to end the war between the Franks and the Danes a hostage was sent to Charlemagne in Aachen.
King Christoffer II was forced to make major concessions to the nobles and clergy at the expense of royal power, which was also diminished by the influence of the German Hanseatic League.
To avoid a war on the southern border, and to regain the rich Slesvig region, Queen Margrete I (the daughter of Valdemar IV) unites the Danish Duchy of Slesvig with the German County of Holstein by giving Slesvig as a fief to the Counts of Holstein.
www.lysator.liu.se /nordic/scn/faq33.html   (3509 words)

 Military History Online - WWII Home
History is replete with examples of Caesar's observation drawn from his experience in the Gallic Wars.
As American capabilities and experience grew during World War II amphibious assaults evolved from the close run, shoestring operation at Guadalcanal (1) into the incredibly complex and massive invasions of Normandy and Okinawa involving thousands of ships, planes and men and vast supply chains.
It was occupied by the German army during World War I, and its eastern suburbs were scorched during the Bolshevik onslaught in 1920.
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 World War II Links on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
War Letters is a database of correspondence from World War I & II Wes Clark in Germany Wesley Harry Clark, served in France and Germany during World War II as a light mortar crewman with Troop C of the 33rd Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron of the 20th Armored Division
World War II Tributesstories of relatives in World War II, from Jeff Crosby
War Letters is a database of correspondence from World War I & II B-Side-Museum is a virtual museum of 3D models, including aircraft from World War II.
history.acusd.edu /gen/ww2_links.html   (4995 words)

 Military.com Resources
Despite the efforts of Great Britain and other Allied countries, Germany ran virtually unchecked through Europe in the first few years of the war, but was stopped short of an invasion of England as the British held their own in the air-based Battle of Britain.
The statistical results of World War II were stunning: all told, approximately 61 million people lost their lives, with the Soviet Union (over 25 million) and China (11 million) suffering the most fatalities, most of them civilians.
As a result of the war, the United States emerged as the world's leading military and economic power, and geopolitical boundaries changed radically, with the Soviet Union controlling most of Eastern Europe.
www.military.com /Resources/HistorySubmittedFileView?file=history_worldwarii.htm   (991 words)

 GI -- World War II Commemoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
WORLD WAR II, the name commonly given to the global conflict of 1939-1945.
It was the greatest and most destructive war in history.
Whereas military operations in World War I were conducted primarily on the European continent, World War II included gigantic struggles not only in Europe but in Asia, Africa, and the far-flung islands of the Pacific as well.
gi.grolier.com /wwii/wwii_i.html   (117 words)

 BBC - History - World War Two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Resentment at the harsh peace of World War One fuelled the rise of Adolf Hitler.
War in the South China Sea: The Sinking of Force Z by Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Brooke
After six years of the most destructive war in human history, whole countries lay in ruins, populations were displaced and the victors demanded justice.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/war/wwtwo/index.shtml   (977 words)

 Second World War
Japan entered the war in December 1941and swiftly achieved a series of victories which resulted in the occupation of most of south-east Asia and large areas of the Pacific by the end of March 1942.
The value of the second campaign, fought in Borneo in 1945, to the overall war effort remains the subject of continuing debate; Australian troops were still fighting in Borneo when the war ended in August 1945.
Nurses had gone overseas with the AIF in 1940, but during the early years of the war women were generally unable to make a significant contribution to the war effort in any official capacity.
www.awm.gov.au /atwar/ww2.htm   (1137 words)

 DoD 101 - An Introduction to the Military   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
DoD 101 - An Introduction to the Military
The file you are looking for is no longer available on the FAS web site.
Similar information on military operations may be found at GlobalSecurity.org.
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 Attack At Pearl Harbor, 1941   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
World War II The Beginning of World War II, 1939
In one stroke the Japanese action silenced the debate that had divided Americans ever since the German defeat of France left England alone in the fight against the Nazi terror.
The sunken ship remains as a memorial to those who sacrificed their lives during the attack.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /pearl.htm   (1091 words)

 World War II Military History Books
The demonic personality of Adolf Hitler, the brutality and terror of his regime before and during World War II will be a constant source of fascination for historians and all readers for generations to come.
Every inexorable step which led to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939 is described, as well as Germany's central role in World War II, including the holocaust and the collapse of Nazi Germany.
The Illustrated history of the Third Reich is the last word in defining the complex political, economic and social events which created and constituted Nazi Germany.
www.arms2armor.com /Books/ww2books.htm   (1820 words)

 InfoUkes: Ukrainian History -- World War II in Ukraine
InfoUkes: Ukrainian History -- World War II in Ukraine
Ukraine, surrounded by the barbed wire of a German concentration camp in World War II.
Ukraine's role in the war is basically unknown in the world.
www.infoukes.com /history/ww2   (556 words)

 The History Place - World War Two in Europe Timeline
During the conference, Roosevelt announces the war can end only with an unconditional German surrender.
U.S. in World War II in the Pacific
Terms of use: Private home/school non-commercial, non-Internet re-usage only is allowed of any text, graphics, photos, audio clips, other electronic files or materials from The History Place.
www.historyplace.com /worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm   (1792 words)

 TheHistoryNet: Where History Lives On The Web
Two centuries ago Napoleon was bent on world domination when his Franco-Spanish Combined Fleet was confronted off the southern Spanish coast by the British fleet under the command of Vice Adm. Horatio Viscount Nelson.
Indian warriors killed hundreds of Virginia colonists during the Powhatan Uprising of 1622.
The doomed assault on Fort Wagner won the 54th Massachusetts a place in history, but did not win the battle for the North.
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 The First World War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A War in Words: This tremendous book tells the story of the First World War through the diaries and letters of its combatants, eyewitnesses and victims.
Powerful individual stories are interwoven to form an extraordinary narrative that follows the chronology of the war, in words written on the battlefield and on leave, under occupation and in prison.
Each chapter focuses on one important episodes of the war told from opposite sides of the conflict.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWW.htm   (148 words)

 Jensen's Web Sources for Wars & World Military History
The Mexican war: a history of its origin, and a detailed account of the victories which terminated in the surrender of the capital; with the official despatches of the generals.
History of the war between Germany and France.
Nicolay and Hay on Tennessee and Kentucky, 1861 (1888)
tigger.uic.edu /~rjensen/military.html   (6077 words)

 Dad's War: Finding and Telling Your Father's World War II Story, by Wesley Johnston
was not in the military or was a member of a special group in or out of the military, jump to here.
World War II Troop Ship Crossings: I began this work, which is now being beautifully enhanced and maintained by Shayne Wallesch.
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   (6355 words)

 World War II Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This server is a collection of information pertaining to the events that transpired in the years of 1933 to 1945, encompasing all of World War II.
World War II preparatory laws (Lend-Lease Act, Neutrality Acts, etc.)
WW2 War at Sea historical interest Has new pages, some of historical intrest to those intrested in the war at sea during WW2.
www-personal.umich.edu /~amnornes/WarLinks.html   (1039 words)

 Radio Netherlands
Until recently, the victims of Colombia's long-running civil war were left to deal with their pain on their own, but in recent years, there has been growing awareness among charities and the government of the need to provide psychological assistance.
It is often said that during World War II, five percent of the Dutch population worked against the Germans, five percent worked for the Germans and the rest did nothing.
The 2006 edition is sure to be of interest to anyone who wants a good reference to shortwave broadcasting in English and other major languages.
www2.rnw.nl /rnw/en   (387 words)

 World War II
World War II National World War II Monument - info and status.
During World War II, movie star W.C. Fields kept $50,000 in Germany "in case the little bastard wins."
www.teacheroz.com /wwii.htm   (218 words)

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