This sacrificed much of Czechoslovakia to Germany. France and Britain began to rearm and to offer guarantees to other potential victims of the Nazi aggression. In August of 1939 Germany and the Soviet Union, previously bitter enemies, concluded a non-aggression pact, thus freeing Hitler to invade Poland on September 1, 1939. France and Britain immediately declared war on Germany officially beginning World War II. Germany won a quick victory in Poland and went on to occupy Norway and Denmark in 1940.
Adolf Hitler. This name has gone down in history as the cause of the worst war ever, World War II. Because of this man, 85 million men, women, and children were brutally killed. But World War II’s pre and post stages were almost just as bad with World War I before, and the Cold War after. Because of these three events happening in the order they did, World War II turned out to be one of the scariest times on Earth.
World War II killed more people, destroyed more property, disrupted more lives, and probably had more far-reaching consequences than any other war in history. It brought about the downfall of Western Europe as the center of world power and led to the rise of the Soviet Union. The exact number of people killed because of the war will never be known. Many nations came together to form the Axis. As they’re opposite the Allies totaled fifty nations by the end of the war.
They destroyed 21 u.s naval base ships, 188 aircraft were destroyed ,and 2,403 people were killed to the americans this was like another great depression for the americans. But americans was undefeated ,4 days after this attack germany ,and italy declared war on the united states. The u.s was well prepared for this war. Reason being the japanese attacked the pearl harbor is because september 1940 the japanese signed the Tripartite pact with germany and italy this was to join the military alliance, which is known a... ... middle of paper ... ...ed "inferior," were an alien threat to the so called German racial community. During the holocaust germans also targeted other groups because of their “perceived racial inferiority”.In 1933, the Jewish population of Europe stood at over nine million.
Two days after the first bomb was dropped the U.S.S.R declared war on Japan. On August 9, we dropped the bomb on Nagasaki at about 10:58 AM. The results were slightly greater than the Hiroshima bomb. This bomb caused these cities to turn into complete rubble, there was nothing left standing with in a four square mile radius of where the bomb hit. So on September 2, 1945; General MacArthur accepts Japans formal surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
Hitler and Mussolini agreed to the Germans occupation of Sudentenland in September 1938. Then in March 1939, peace broke down when Hitler conquered the rest of Czechoslovakia. He soon afterward started to make orders to Poland, but they resisted at every turn. Notwithstanding the conflict with Britain and France, Hitler decided to invade Poland. In return, Great Britain and France declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939.
Later stalin built something like a buffer for invading countries and capitalism and this so called iron curtain divided communist + capitalist countrys east and western europe . The red army fought mostof ww2 and took on nearly all of germanys troops.and after the loss in resources and man power soviets still pushed germans from moscow to berlin and end their front of the war . Truman ends his front with the atomic bomb even after the war ussr and us had conflicting ideas on how europe should be run and how germany sholud be dealt with. the amplified the mistrust that the soviets had with the us a war of ideas what was best for the free world capitalism and free trade or comminism.
Dark Times World War II which happened from 1939 to 1945 was the largest armed conflict in human history. It spanned over six continents and caused over fifty million deaths inclusive of both civilians and military personnel (Brinkley). The second war gave life to new problems. One major result of World War II was the start of the Great Depression. The depression brought Hitler to the zenith and helped the democracy of Germany and Europe.
We won the race of discovery against the Germans. We have used it against those who attacked us without warning at Pearl Harbor, against those who have starved and beaten and executed American prisoners of war, against those who have abandoned all pretense of obeying international laws of warfare. We have used it in order to shorten the agony of war, in order to save the lives of thousands and thousands of young Americans. We shall continue to use it until we completely destroy Japan’s power to make war. Just three days later on August 9, 1945, the United States dropped a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, a secondary target chosen due to inclement weather impairing the primary target city of Kokura.
“As the sun rose on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941”(Holt 403), Japan attacked the United States Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and 3,500 Americans were killed or wounded in the attack. Japan attacked Hawaii ,because in September of 1940, the U.S. placed an embargo on Japan by prohibiting exports of steel, scrap iron, and aviation fuel to Japan, due to Japan's takeover of northern French Indochina. Since this happened the United States declared war with Japan. The United States Air Force dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Tens of thousands of people died in the explosion, and later, many more people died from radiation exposure.