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  World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
The causes of World War II are naturally a debated subject, but a common view, particularly among the allies in the earlt 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_War_II   (9280 words)

 Learn more about World War II in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
World War II World War II also known as The Great Patriotic War (in Russia and other parts of the former USSR for the war after June 1941) and The War Against Aggression (before the involvement of the United States and Japan) was fought chiefly between the Allies and the Axis Powers.
These included the massacre of millions of Chinese and Korean nationals by Japan, internal mass killings in the Soviet Union, and the bombing of civilian targets in German and Japanese cities by the Allies, and bombing of European cities by Nazi Germany.
In total, World War II produced about 50 million deaths (about 2% of the population of the world), more than any other war to date (see the List of World War II casualties by country).
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /w/wo/world_war_ii.html   (2358 words)

 The World at War, history of WW 1939-1945
Participate in our WW 1939-1945 Forum, for detailed study of the war, and is especially useful to the reader seeking to put a given subject or campaign into wider historical context.
Our WW II site is added to this Network, which is a searchable, categorized index of the best history sites on the Web.
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)

WW II My interest in WW II history grew hand in hand with my interest in wargaming.
I grew up watching WW II movies on the late show, TV shows like Combat and The Desert Rats, and playing soldier in the back yard (we used dirt clods for grenades — they burst very nicely on impact, but were a little hard to carry).
This is Steven Spielberg's award-winning film of WW II, and I encourage anyone with an interest in the war to see it.
www.cgi101.com /~lkw/wwii.html   (993 words)

 GI -- World War II Commemoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
World War II ended on September 2, 1945 with the formal surrender of Japan aboard the U.S. battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the war, we have put together what we believe to be the definitive collection of World War II historical materials on the Web.
Photographs from the National Archives illustrate both the triumph and tragedy of war.
www.grolier.com /wwii/wwii_mainpage.html   (149 words)

 The Second World War: Fiction Books - MCPL
As part of the resistance movement during WW II in France, a teenager on a dangerous mission is captured.
Emi, a Japanese American in the second grade, is sent with her family to an internment camp during WW II, but the loss of the bracelet her best friend has given her proves that she does not need a physical reminder of that friendship.
Now an old man, John is haunted by memories of enlisting to fight in WW II, a decision which forced him to face the horrors of war and changed his life forever.
www.mcpl.lib.mo.us /readers/lists/teen/ww2fic.htm   (2029 words)

 binoculars german ww ii binoculars
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 World War II on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The two sides were generally known as the Allies and the Axis.
Arrows are drawn on a former blockhouse, used by HITLER during World War II.
The library is displaying photos taken during World War II and Iraq.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/w/ww12.asp   (639 words)

 Best of History Web Sites: World War II History (WWII)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Its goal is to be as complete as possible about the history of WW 1939-1945 and serves as a well organized gateway to numerous sources.
The National World War II Memorial will be the first national memorial dedicated to all who served during World War II.
Maps of World War II Maps of World War II provides an overview of WWII through a collection of maps that present the battles and campaigns fought in the various theatres of war.
www.besthistorysites.net /WWII.shtml   (3882 words)

 evgreen cemetery
WW I BEAN J. Walter 1904 - 19__ Addie Pillsbury his wife 1888 - 1939 BEAN R. Albert "Stubby" 1906 - 1960 R. Allen his son 1945 - 1964 BEAN Royal S. Tina M. his wife 6-1869 - 10-1941 Myrtle J. their dau 12-06-1902 - 10-13-1903 Lorena J. dau of Mr.
WW II Leora J. his wife 1907 - LAMB John 1833 - 1915 Eunice his wife 1837 - 1913 LAMB Joseph d.
WW II BSM MORRISON Edwin F. Winfred A. his wife 1884 - 1954 Their Children: Nettie E. 1904 9d.
www.rootsweb.com /~mefrankl/egrcem.htm   (3885 words)

 National WWII Memorial
The World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home.
Symbolic of the defining event of the 20th Century, the memorial is a monument to the spirit, sacrifice, and commitment of the American people.
To search the electronic World War II Registry of Americans who contributed to the war effort, or add the name of a loved one, click here.
www.wwiimemorial.com   (360 words)

World War II was the largest war in history involving most of the population of the world in one way or another.
The major conflict went on from the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 through the surrender of the Japanese on 2 September 1945, but the war was actually in progress for years before 1939.
There will never be one source with a full history of WW II since there are millions of stories to be told and many ways to tell those stories.
www.olive-drab.com /od_history_ww2.php3   (351 words)

 The World War II Combat Medic
This website is dedicated to the brave men of the World War II Medical Corps and Naval Hospital Corps who risked and many times gave their lives in the aid of a wounded or sick comrade.
During World War II drugs such as sulfa (Sulfanilamide) and penicillin were discovered and advanced surgical techniques were introduced to make these improvements possible, but the first reason for such successes in improving the mortality rate was the speed with which wounded men were treated.
Evacuation of Wounded During World War II The evacuation process of the wounded during World War II is best described by Pfc.
home.att.net /~steinert   (1896 words)

 World War Two - The History Beat
World War II was a war fought from 1939 to 1945 in Europe, and from at least 1937 to 1945 in Asia.
America at War: WW II -- Wallpaper / Screen Saver - Full-screen photos from the war that shaped the modern world.
World War II Factbook - A searchable chronology of critical military and political events during the war with coverage of special topics such as casualties, ship losses and the Nuremberg trial.
history.searchbeat.com /worldwar.htm   (3889 words)

 82nd Airborne Division During WW II - Overview
Ridgway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II.
The Way We Were: "Doc" Daniel B. McIlvoy: Regimental Surgeon, 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series) August 20, 2004, D-Day Pub, 167 p.
Orange is the Color of the Day: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers in the Invasion of Holland April, 2004, D-Day Pub, 506 p.
www.ww2-airborne.us /division/82_overview.html   (2342 words)

 Hitler, Adolf ( Adolph ) Stopped In World War II ( WW II ) By Francisco Franco.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hitler, Adolf (Adolph) Stopped In World War II (WW II) By Francisco Franco.
Hitler, Adolf (Adolph) stopped in World War II (WW II) by Franco.
Read how Adolf (Adolph) Hitler was stopped in World War II (WW II) by Franco.
www.hitlerstoppedbyfranco.com   (106 words)

 The educational encyclopedia, world war II, biographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov 1896 - 1974, World War II, Georgi Zhukov successfully defended Moscow against a German attack, surrounded and routed the Nazi army at Stalingrad, won the pivotal Battle of Kursk, and personally led his forces into Berlin to end the war.
Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda when world war II ended in 1945, a Japanese soldier stationed on the tiny Philippine island of Lubang refused to accept word of his nation's surrender.
Mannerheim Mannerheim and WW II, WW II, Finland,
users.telenet.be /educypedia/education/worldwarIIpersons.htm   (1180 words)

 BBC NEWS | Northern Ireland | NI role in WW II is remembered
The roles played by communities in Northern Ireland during World War II are being remembered thanks to lottery funding.
An exhibition of World War II related paintings produced by older people will also be funded under the programme.
The Wartime Living History Association has been awarded £19,303 to organise a World War II battlefield recreation at a tented encampment on 17 and 18 September.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/northern_ireland/4712925.stm   (355 words)

 LemaireSoft's Naval Encyclopedia of World War 2:
This on-line encyclopedia could be a starting point as well as an end point for all curious of the naval history of World War II.
It is a starting point because we tried to reflect in our pages how rich is internet on the matter, by including many links to the most interesting and relevant websites.
Those minor and unknown actions, but unorthodox ones, that studded the history of World War II at sea.
users.swing.be /navbat/index.html   (615 words)

 WW II Submarine Adventure
This story will place you within the hull of a WW II fighting submarine, from which, like the author, you will not come out the same as when you entered.
Nothing fully compares with the drama of isolation, tension, and constant danger experienced by submarine crew members encased - or it could be said, imprisoned - in their heavily armed killer-predator for months on end during war time.
This is an interesting account of a dedicated young American's life and experiences in submarines during the second half of World War II, and his readjustment and adoption to create a successful life after that war.
www.oregoncoast.com /russell   (632 words)

 Ww Ii - compare prices, reviews and buy at NexTag - Price - Review
The Allure II provides the style and performance you demand and with DuPont Teflon, the easy clean-up you want.
The Threadbare Buzzard: A Marine Fighter Pilot in WW II
Shurik: A Ww II Saga of the Siege of Leningrad
www.nextag.com /serv/main/buyer/OutPDir.jsp?search=ww+ii   (326 words)

Welcome on the site devoted to WW II AVIATION and specially dedicated to all PILOTS of that period.
This page is prepared by free-volunteers team of aviation history enthusiasts (and few WW II pilots!).
This site is solely dedicated to picture some fragments of WW II aviation.
www.elknet.pl /acestory   (179 words)

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It is based upon one of the pitched battles of World War II, the Battle of Stalingrad.
Besides, the missions are created in such a way that campaigns give an authentic picture of events at the theatre of war operations.
The Battle of Stalingrad became the turning point of World War II and one of the largest battles in the Eastern Front.
www.blackbeangames.com /?act=games&game=stalingrad   (757 words)

 David A. Friederich's World War II Navy Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I Was a Crew Member on the USS Cassiopeia AK75 In the WW II Pacific from 10 October 1943 to 16 August 1945.
This page was created in an effort to communicate with any shipmates from that time, or their friends and families, maybe swap stories and memories.
No part of these pages may be reproduced, stored in a retreival system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of David A. Friederich.
www.friederich.net   (110 words)

 The History Place - U.S. Troops in Action
Standing amid row upon row of crosses in an American cemetery, two men pay silent homage to a fallen comrade.
U.S. in World War II in the Pacific
Timeline of World War II in Europe
www.historyplace.com /unitedstates/pacificwar   (1452 words)

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