Top 25 significant events of World War 2

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World War 2, also called the War of the Nations, was the most brutal conflict recorded. It virtually dragged every aspect of the world into gruesome combat from 1939 to 1945. The principal contenders were …

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Top 10 Major Effects of World War 2

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The Second World War was one of the most significant transforming events of the twentieth century, with 39 million people dying in Europe alone. The end of World War 2 also marked the start of …

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Top 10 Major Causes of World War 2

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World War 2 was one of the deadliest wars in history. It took place between the most powerful countries from September 1, 1939, until September 2, 1945. More than 60 million people died in the …

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Top 10 Military Leaders of World War 2

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The deadliest human tussle ever recorded was World War 2, as it involved atomic bombardments, paratroopers, poisonous gasses resulting in vast death tolls.  The world’s significant powers got divided into the Allied Powers and the …

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Top 10 Major Battles of World War 2

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The world’s war officially started on September 1, 1939, with the invasion of the most powerful countries of WW2, Germany on Poland, and formally ended on September 2, 1945, with the surrender of Japan. Between …

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Top 10 Interesting Facts about Hitler

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Born on April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler was the leader of Germany’s Nazi Party. He became the chancellor of Germany in 1933, adopted the title of Führer (“Leader”) in 1934, and attained dictatorial powers through …

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Technologies and Weapons used in World War 2

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The field of science and technology and its accomplishments had a tremendous and persistent effect on life during World War 2.  After 1945, memorable images from the war consequently affected all parts of society – …

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World War 2 Memorial

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The World War 2 Memorial is a landmark honoring Americans who fought in the armed services and civilians.  From the moment it was established in the spring of 2004, the World War 2 Memorial was indeed …

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Top 10 Facts about Winston Churchill

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One of Britain’s great politicians, Winston Churchill, is recognized for his encouraging and exceptional speeches. He is also acknowledged for leading the United Kingdom to victory in World War II.  Of course, some have questioned …

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