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  World War 2 Insightful Essays
Causes of World War 2 - the root causes of World War 2.
Kursk - the greatest tank battle of the war, and the last major German offensive in the East.
Kamikaze pilots - suicide warfare in World War 2, and its military and cultural rationale.
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  Learn more about World War II in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
However, Japan had invaded China already in 1937 the (Second Sino-Japanese War), which sometimes is considered the start of the Second World War (Withdrawal of the Japanese after their defeat also catalysed the Chinese Communist Revolution.) Nazi Germany surrendered on May 7, 23:50 PM 1945, ending the war in Europe.
After the war, many high-ranking Nazis 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.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /w/wo/world_war_ii.html   (2358 words)

 ipedia.com: World War II Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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, a...
World War II 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 approximately 55.5 million lives (see below).
The war was fought mainly between an alliance of the British Commonwealth, France, the United States, the Soviet Union, and China—collectively known as the Allies; and the Axis Powers, an alliance between Germany, Italy, and Japan.
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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.
The world had been plunged into its second world war in 25 years.
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.
www.worldwar-2.net   (977 words)

 World War 2 Guns | World War 2 Weapons | WW2 Guns
Replica World War II Pistols for Display and Stage Prop Use
Even with tanks and aircraft, foot soldiers remained an essential element during World War II.
These replicas of World War II guns match the appearance of their operational World War 2 weapons counterparts.
www.a2armory.com /ww2-pistols.html   (148 words)

 GI -- World War II Commemoration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
We have compiled three World War II air war mini-documentaries.
gi.grolier.com /wwii/wwii_mainpage.html   (149 words)

 WarMuseum.ca - Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War: The History of World War 2
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.
www.warmuseum.ca /cwm/newspapers/intro_e.html   (485 words)

 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.
The war against Japan was fought over two-thirds of the world's surface, with America and her allies taking part in vast air, land and sea battles.
www.euronet.nl /users/wilfried/ww2/ww2.htm   (2153 words)

 Pinball and World War 2
The coin-op industry in the United States was also affected by the war, as manufacturers ceased the production of amusement machines in order to produce materials and objects relevant to the war effort.
Pictures and ads for some of the war time conversion games are provided, as documentation and details of these games is still a bit sketchy in the existing pinball history literature.
I wasn't born until after the war was over (1959), and the source of most of the information shown here is from war time Billboard magazines.
www.1930s.com /pinball/pww2/Pinsww2.htm   (412 words)

 World War links
American Ex - Prisoners of War - a congresionally chartered non-profit organization The American Ex-Prisoners of War organization is a national organization for American citizens who were captured by the enemy.
World War II in the Pacific - events 1937-1945.
World War II Research in Kodiak Alaska - documentation and research about structures and activities taking place during World War II.
www.killeenroos.com /link/war.htm   (2705 words)

 World War II Links on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
War in Russia 1941 and Battle for Moscow and Battle for Leningrad and Civil War in Russia 1918-20 from Dmitriy Yegorov (Jan. 11, 2001)
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
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)

 American Merchant Marine in World War 2
U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II One way to understand the Second World War is to appreciate the critical role of merchant shipping...
Casualties were kept secret during the War to keep information about their success from the enemy and to attract and keep mariners at sea.
Several days before the outbreak of World War II, German U-Boats were already on the prowl against supply ships, and again Britain instituted convoys, which had been so successful in limiting losses 20 years earlier.
www.usmm.org /ww2.html   (4021 words)

 World War 2 Picture - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 World War 1 to World War 2 Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What was your favourite military uniform of ww1 and ww2
what was the largest british land battle of ww2
[ Poll ] Greatest Battlefield Commander of the Allies in World War II
www.military-quotes.com /forum/viewforum.php?f=49   (148 words)

 World War 2 Posters
We feature world war 2 posters, world war 2 propaganda posters, world war 2 recruiting posters.
World war ii posters are great for the walls of any office and home.
Our designer frame is styled with a traditional high gloss fl lacquer finish, and has a scratch-resistant styrene face.
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 World War 2 Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the nearly six years that World War 2 raged, approximately 61 million individuals (miliary and civilian) lost their lives.
In comparison, during the Civil War fought in the United States from 1861-1865, 624,511 individuals lost their lives.
June 11, 1945 Panel of seven scientists issues a report to the U.S. secretary of war urging the United States not to use nuclear bombs against Japan, but rather to demonstrate a nuclear explosion before representatives of the United Nations to convince Japan to surrender (Franck Report).
www.worldhistory.com /worldwarii.htm   (1087 words)

 War Of The Worlds   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Strategy War Game Download Category Game Strategy War Game 1 20 of 195 Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next LOA Setup Group Price 12 Lines of Action is a two player abstract strategy board game The object...
War on the Web War as a Game Updated 13 December 2003 Computer Wargames Miniatures Other Wargames Utilities Wargame Clubs Computer Wargames by Title This section is a list of specific computer wargam...
WELCOME TO GUILD WARS DISCUSSIONS Member of the month Draxonfly Draxonflys News for the end of August There s a new movie of Guild Wars gameplay It s a good look at what the experience will be like e...
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 2 Aircraft Game War Worl - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 World_war_2   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kamino A lonely world beyond the Outer Rim and just south of the Rishi Maze, Kamino is a planet of tumultuous oceans and endless storms.
Napoleonic Wars is the much.anticipated sequel to the internationally acclaimed Cossacks.
I'll capture 75% of the towns and build lots of blockhouses and despite all that the cpu has nearly endless armies to attack with thus you are stuck in an attrition battle that lasts HOURS...
software.mysic.com /World_War_2   (1210 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)

 The Avalon Project : World War II : Documents
Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany; September 20, 1945
Agreement Relating to Prisoners of War and Civilians Liberated by Forces Operating Under Soviet Command and Forces Operating Under United States of America Command; February 11, 1945
Declarations of a State of War with Japan, Germany, and Italy
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/wwii/wwii.htm   (446 words)

 Armored Vehicles of WWII
A selection of French designed AFVs employed in the during war.
Japanese tanks of World War II including pre-war production vehicles and late war projects.
Tanks of World War II offers military history students an extensive database of armored vehicles developed for the armed forces of the WWII era.
www.onwar.com /tanks   (195 words)

 Cryptology: Navajo Code Talkers in World War II
Cryptology: Navajo Code Talkers in World War II Return to Frequently Asked Questions page.
The idea to use Navajo for secure communications came from Philip Johnston, the son of a missionary to the Navajos and one of the few non-Navajos who spoke their language fluently.
Johnston, reared on the Navajo reservation, was a World War I veteran who knew of the military's search for a code that would withstand all attempts to decipher it.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq61-2.htm   (948 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.
Not to forget the articles, from generalities like the introduction to the different kind of warships, to particulars like the Thai point of view about the battle of Koh Chang.
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)

 Memories of the 1940's (1996-1998 archive): World war 2 Questions regarding Normandy and the Blitz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Memories of the 1940's (1996-1998 archive): World war 2 Questions regarding Normandy and the Blitz
World war 2 Questions regarding Normandy and the Blitz
Next in thread: Manny Karbelnig: "Re: World war 2 Questions regarding Normandy and the Blitz"
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 Civvy Street in World war 2
"War was declared on Germany on September 3 1939.
"....The whole world seemed to go crazy with dancing, singing and parties in the street..."
You've read about Bristol..now read what WW2 was like in London...
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