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  Allies of World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The group of countries known as the Allies of World War II consisted of those nations opposed to the Axis Powers during the Second World War.
World Map with the participants in World War II.
Although Portugal remained officially neutral, the Anglo-Portuguese Alliance was invoked in World War II leading to the establishment of an Allied base in the Azores.
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 Participants in World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
China was already engaged in war with Japan, as well as enduring a civil conflict between the Kuomintang and the Communist Party of China when the war began, the Chinese Nationalist Government's full attention was within her borders in resisting the Japanese during the war.
The Dutch East Indies was occupied by the Japanese for the remainder of the war.
During World War II Newfoundland was a Crown Colony of the United Kingdom and not a part of Canada (it became Canada's tenth province in 1949).
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 most costly and intense war in human history.
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.
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world involving the great majority of the nations being fought simultaneously in several major and costing approximately 55.5 million lives (see below).
Indeed the first combat in World War II was a German attack against Poland while the last combat was a thousand-aircraft bombing attack on Japan August 14 1945.
The war also saw the re-emergence the United States from its isolationism the destruction and rebuilding of Germany Japan into major industrial powers the advent the atomic bomb and the emergence of the United and the Soviet Union as global superpowers.
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 World War Ii information
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 tens of millions of lives.
The war ended in Europe with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, but continued in Asia and the Pacific until the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the subsequent Japanese surrender on September 2 1945.
After the war, many high-ranking Germans 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.
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 World War II
It is one of a handful of attacks by the Japanese during World War II against the U.S. mainland.
After the war, the car company was paid nearly $1M reparation by the U.S. government to compensate for one of its plants that was bombed within the Reich.
Prior to his scientific career, Hirohito was the highest profile unindicted war criminal, presiding over such events as the Rape of Nanking and the unnecessary deaths of over 1 million Japanese in 1945 after it became quite clear the war was lost.
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 World War II and Personal History in Lively's Moon Tiger
Claudia's concern for differentiating between history as collective or as private is given a test in World War II, as are many of her other beliefs about time and the simultaneity of events.
It is both through and with Tom that she experiences World War II, attempting to get out into the desert again to experience the sights and sounds that he does.
In contrast to Soyinka's Nigeria, Claudia's Egypt of World War II is already in the process of distancing itself from its colonial past.
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 Advanced PCB Resources : World WarII
World Wr II World War II was a global conflict that started in 1937 or in 1939 and fought until 1945, involving the majority of the world's states and every continent except Antarctica.
Technology in World War II The massive research and development involved in the Manhattan Project in order to quickly achieve a working nuclear weapon design greatly impacted the scientific community, among other things creating a network of national laboratories in the United States.
In the first months of the war the RAF was for example ordered by the British Government to adhere strictly to the draft rules, but this restriction was progessively relaxed, and abandonned altogether in 1942.
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 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Finland, where the Winter War became a focus of the world's interest in the absence of other hostilities.
World War I, the Western victors in the Second World War did not demand compensation from the defeated nations.
In the military sphere, World War II marked the coming of age of airpower, mostly at the expense of warships.
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 World War II Resources
People in the United States were aware that World War II was a turning point in their lives.
Describes World War II experiences of son Dale in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific.
Reminiscences of experiences during World War II as first lieutenant and lieutenant-colonel, Company C, 337th Regiment, stationed at various camps in the United States.
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 WORLD WAR II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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, Grolier has put together what they believe to be the definitive collection of World War II historical materials on the Web.
The World War II Preservation society is an organization dedicated to preserving the memories of the veterans and civilians from all the countries involved in the great conflict known as World War II.
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 World War II Participants
The course of World War II was largely determined by the differing societies of the countries involved.
In World War I, it would not have mattered much; in World War II, it meant that French units would usually be responding to orders that had ceased to make sense.
In this phase of the war, the Italians were not overly hurt by their inferior equipment, and the officers and men were largely drawn from the same groups, improving cohesion.
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 HyperWar: Reader's Guide to the U.S. Army in World War II Series--World War II Sources
Additional primary documentation can be found in personal diaries and memoirs of the leading participants in the war, which often go beyond the official records in presenting details of how and why decisions on the conduct of the war were made.
A number of other Allied participants in World War II have also produced multi-volume official histories of their own that are widely available in the United States.
Official German war records held by the United States after World War II have been returned to Germany, but microfilm copies are still held at NARA and are available to researchers.
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 Soviet Women Soldiers in World War II: Three Biographical Sketches - Excerpt Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
My Women in War and Resistance: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers (1998) is an original collection of one hundred mini-biographies, of which three are presented here.
Four biographies pertain to Civil War heroines while the rest are limited to participants in World War II.
Women in Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II tells the story of three women's combat air regiments formed by Marina Raskova.
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 World War II - War - History - SPU Library
World War II - War - History - SPU Library
Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
www.spu.edu /depts/library/reference/history/world_war_ii.htm   (355 words)

  
 World War II links - Modern World - GCSE - SchoolHistory.co.uk
Information about all the participants in World War II, covering the different sides and theatres across the world.
Links and information related to the different types of fighting in World War II such as at sea and in the air.
Sites that cover the aftermath of World War II, including the resulting fall out between the Allied forces.
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 American Experience | War Letters | Special Features
The Aliceville Museum preserves artifacts from the German prisoners of WWII that were held at the POW camp in Aliceville.
The Berman Museum holds a significant collection of first and second world war artifacts, including personal items that belonged to soldiers.
Our emphasis is on participants of World War II and subsequent conflicts, whose survivors and families can use the Museum facilities to reminisce on their own experiences and those of parents, grandparents, and other close relatives.
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 participants - OneLook Dictionary Search
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Original documents regarding all aspects of the war.
A series of 187 studies on Japan's role in WWII, written by Japanese participants in the events at the request of the US Government.
Please inform them if you have, or know of, a site not currently on their listing which you think should be included.
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 Participants - World War II links - Modern World - GCSE - SchoolHistory.co.uk
Participants - World War II links - Modern World - GCSE - SchoolHistory.co.uk
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 We Were in the Big One Experiences of the World War II Generation Condition: Like New - SHOP.COM
We Were in the Big One Experiences of the World War II Generation Condition: Like New - SHOP.COM
We Were in the Big One Experiences of the World War II Generation
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