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    Mincemeat Winston Churchill potentially saved the lives of thousands of British and German soldiers. He also was able to come in and take Sicily, giving him an advantage over Italy, one of the Axis powers. Book Supplement Addition: In A Child’s War; World War II Through the Eyes of Children, The Germans had an alliance with Russia, meaning that both Russia and Germany were willing to protect each other at whatever cost (Pg 9). Source: Operation Mincemeat, What was Operation Mincemeat? See Also: Operation

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    A Descent into Dystopia World War II was a trying time for most citizens of Europe, Asia, and the United States. Even those who were not officially fighting in the war suffered consequences including oppression, exploitation, or even extermination. It was not only in Germany where rights were lost and civility ceased to exist. On three separate continents civilians were oppressed or imprisoned for reasons that were not directly due to physical military action. That collective and cultural descent

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    World War II December 7, 1941, Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, a day that will live in infamy. Mrs. Augspurger remembers feeling shocked. There had been reports of the Japanese becoming stronger, but she had no idea they were strong enough to attack us and hurt us like they did. At first, people did not believe we were attacked; they thought it was a drill. We were a strong nation and weaker nations would not dare attack us on our own soil. Because of the events at Pearl Harbor, the United

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    The World War II unit that we have been studying over the course of the past several weeks has been home to some of the most amazing stories, facts and events of history that I have heard of. Throughout the length of this unit I learned about the tragedy, the chaos, and the hell of the second World War. Of the several stories of the events of this war, a few of them have attracted my attention significantly. The Story of Gerda Weissmann, The Horrors of Nazi Concentration Camps, and The Bombings of

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    1. Hitler was an Austrian born man who had a great interest in the military. Since he was rejected by the Austrian army for being too weak, he joined Germany’s army. Hitler was very angered by the Treaty of Versailles along with many other Germans, so he joined the German’s Work Party. He later expanded it into the National Security’s German Work Party also known as the Nazis. In 1923, Hitler decided to take over and gain power through force (Fredriksen). His attempt to take over the Bavarian government

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    World War II, was a global conflict that was fought over six years. The first conflict began in Asia between China and Japan, then in Europe when Germany invaded Poland. The war in Asia, or otherwise called the Second Sino-Japanese War was the largest asian war in the twentieth century. Japan's long desire to invade China and dominate it politcally and militarily led the Japanese to invade Manchuria, attack Pearl Harbor, and then eventually surrender after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japan's

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    7, 1944 to May 7, 1945 Ambrose tells an authentic story of World War II from the point of view of the men who battled in the war. The author explains the narrative of the “GIs, junior officers and enlisted men “ (Ambrose 14), proved Hitler wrong by driving his Wehrmacht back from the beached of Normandy back to Germany. One of the greatest lessons that the reader can learn from reading the book, Citizen Soldiers is that the success of war is heavily relied upon by the junior officers and non-commissioned

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    America’s involvement in World War II has often been equated to the Japanese waking the “sleeping giant”, and is often thought of as an invincible superpower. The reality is that the United States’ invincibility has never been really tested. The United States’ is separated from the rest of the Western world by an ocean on either side of its borders and has therefore only had two attacks on native soil. While America’s invincibility is not easily tested, and therefore not easily discredited, whether

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    World War II was one of the most deadly wars we know in history, having as many as sixty million casualties, most of whom were civilians. It impacted a lot of countries, almost all the world, which is why the name is given. This war impacted many countries in the world, and damaged almost all of the countries involved greatly. It also led to the downfall of Western European countries as world powers, leaving it to the Soviet Union, and the United States. The war started in 1939 and ended in 1945

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    are inevitable in wars, but casualties can be reduced. Throughout the history, one of the most massive destructive actions was when the United States dropped atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. World War Two started in 1939 and lasted until 1945. It was triggered when Adolf Hitler, the dictator of Germany at that time, took over Poland, a country that was supported by French and British who warned him not to. France and Great Britain then declared war with Germany and its