World War II was a terrible event that will be remembered as one of the darkest chapters in human history. With estimates of the dead ranging from 60 to 80 million. it is unthinkable to imagine that this event was allowed to fester and erupt as it did.
Five things you need to know about World war one is it cause global war. It cause people to start making bombs. It turned people against each other. It caused a lot of damage to the people around them.
The timeline of the beginning to the end of the war is 1939-1945. 1939-1940 was Germany and Poland. 1940-1941 was Germany and Britain. 1941-1942 was the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The Holocaust took place in the broader context of World War II. Still reeling from Germany's defeat in World War I, Hitler's government envisioned a vast, new empire of "living space" in eastern Europe. The realization of German dominance in Europe, its leaders calculated, would require war.
World War 2 actually started on September 1st 1939 and ran until September 2nd 1945. 6 years and 1 day was the time the war lasted.We have actually created a world war 2 timeline which details all the key events of the full war period and beyond.
Nazi leader Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) was one of the most powerful and infamous dictators of the 20th century. After World War I, he rose to power in the National Socialist German Workers Party, taking control of the German government in 1933. His attack on Poland in 1939 started World War II, and by 1941 Germany occupied much of Europe and North Africa.
Advances in weaponry and military technology provoked tactical changes as each side tried to gain an advantage over the other. The introduction of aircraft into war left soldiers and civilians vulnerable to attacks from above for the first time. Major innovations were also made in manufacturing, chemistry and communications.
Between 1939 and 1945 the Allies dropped 3.4 million tons of bombs, An average of about 27,700 tons of bombs each month. 12,000 heavy bombers were shot down in World War. 22/3 of Allied bomber crews were lost for each plane destroyed.
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt committed American forces to the Allied cause in World War II. A lot of young adults were sent off to go help fight. A lot of civilians don't want to start another fight but president Franklin telling them otherwise.
Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in January 1933. Almost immediately he began secretly building up Germany’s army and weapons. In 1934 he increased the size of the army, began building warships and created a German air force.
World War I was devastating to countries' economies, World war one lasted 1914-1918. The treaties worked out in Paris at the end of World War I satisfied few. Germany, Austria, and the other countries on the losing side of the war were especially unhappy with the Paris Agreement.
Coming just two decades after the last great global conflict, the Second World War was the most widespread and deadliest war in history. Involving more than 30 countries and resulting in more than 50 million military and civilian deaths. Sparked by Adolf Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, the war would drag on for six deadly years until the final Allied defeat of both Nazi Germany and Japan in 1945.