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World War 2 Major Battles Although there are, and where many influential events that occurred through history one of the major events that took place is World War 2. World War 2 began on September 9th 1939 when the dictator of Germany Adolf Hitler conquered (Invaded) Poland. (Channel, History. "World War II." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.) Considering that Adolf Hitler was A dictator, this meant that he had complete rule and control over his country whether it was his military, Government, or economy he could control and change anything that he believed was right. Throughout World War two about 60 million people were killed. (History Channel/World War 2) Some of the many countries that participated during World War 2 are Germany, USA, Japan, Britain, Poland, and Russia. World War 2 was not just one battle it contained many other battles. Some of the major battles that have taken place are the Battle of Britain, Battle of Midway, and lastly the Battle of Normandy. The Battle of Britain began in the fall of 1940 (History.com/staff. "Battle of Britain." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2009. Web. 10 Feb. 2014. .) Germany began to improve there ideas of having complete power over as many countries as Hitler could conquer. Considering that Hitler wanted this idea to come thru he began to go after Britain. This battle is known as the largest bombing battles in history. “A significant turning point of World War II, the Battle of Britain ended when Germany’s Luftwaffe failed to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force despite months of targeting Britain’s air bases, military posts and, ultimately, its civilian population.” this wa... ... middle of paper ... ... up this paper throughout this war many people died, Hitler was a fierce, Gruesome Dictator and had the idea stuck in his head that he would someday rule the world, but due to the constant effort of this here United States and many other countries he does not rule today. Channel, History. "World War II." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014. History.com/staff. "Battle of Britain." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2009. Web. 10 Feb. 2014. History.com/staff. "Battle of Midway." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2009. Web. 10 Feb. 2014 D-Day, the Normandy Invasion, 6-25 June 1944." D-Day, the Normandy Invasion, 6-25 June 1944. Naval History, n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. Ross, Stewart. Causes and Consequences of World War II. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1996. Print
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