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  • Disadvantage of German in World War II

    Disadvantage of German in World War II

    Disadvantage of German in World War II World War II was a worldwide military conflict which lasted from the late 1930s to 1945. World War II was the amalgamation of two conflicts, one starting in Asia, 1937, as the Second Sino-Japanese War and the other beginning in Europe, 1939, with the invasion of Poland. At the beginning of the war, German got a big advantage in military affairs. They occupied France, Belgium, Austria and other

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Artur
  • Which Factor Was the Most Important in Causing the End of the Second World War?

    Which Factor Was the Most Important in Causing the End of the Second World War?

    Historians have questioned the factors leading to the end of the Second World War. The allies had greater resources compared to the Axis power, but Germany was dominating even before the World War had begun. Though material comparison was convincing, it was the naive form of analysing the factors. Strategically, Hitler and the rest of the World made mistakes, but some of the strategies prevailed. Evidently through the events of the Second World War, strategy

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Tommy
  • World War II

    World War II

    A Violation The Treaty of Versailles was a violation of Wilson's ideals. The Treaty is one of the most important agreements (or disagreements) that shaped 20th century Europe socially and physically. Woodrow Wilson on January 22, 1917 in an address to the United States Senate called for a peace without victors, but the Treaty signed by the participating nations was everything but that. The blame for the war was placed on Germany and justified the

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: regina
  • World War I and World War II

    World War I and World War II

    World War I and World War II: A comparison of the weapons, Technological advances and the tactics involved. World War I and World War II both changed the political world and forever alter the war we thought about warfare. Not only did it change the world in those ways, it also drastically changed the way war was waged. Numerous technological advancements allowed for war to be waged further away from your enemy, with greater accuracy,

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Vigilantism in World War I

    Vigilantism in World War I

    Vigilantism in World War I America was a perversion of the law that in the eyes of the perpetrator was a just action no matter how gruesome or violent. The obligation of vigilance during the war time was seen as patriotic duty but somewhere along the way the thought of it became distorted. Christopher Capozzola writes in his article The Only Badge Needed is Your Patriotic Fervor: Vigilance, Coercion and the Law in World War

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Fatih
  • U.S. Neutrality in World War I

    U.S. Neutrality in World War I

    When World War I broke out in Europe, Woodrow Wilson announced that the United States would stay out of European affairs and remain neutral. Wilson was aware that the United States had no interest in the matters that did not directly affect the interests of America citizens. He hoped that the United States would remain neutral and continue to trade with warring nations. The American view of neutrality meant we were entitled to safely and

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Artur
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II or the Second World War was a global conflict that began on 7 July 1937, in Asia and 1 September 1939, in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the world's countries and every inhabited continent. Virtually all countries that participated in World War I were involved in World War II. It was the most extensive and expensive apocalyptic armed conflict in the history of the World. Attributed in varying

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Causes of World War one

    Causes of World War one

    The long-term origins to World War One start back in 1870 with the Franco-Prussian War. In the Franco-Prussian war France lost to Germany which lead to the two countries never being in an alliance with one another. Once the war was over it lead to the forming of the triple Alliance which was one of the main alliances during the first world war. The Triple alliance was made up of the countries - Germany, Austo-Hungery

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Max
  • World War Two

    World War Two

    WORLD WAR TWO The second World War was resulted from the rise of a dictatatorship, military regimes in Germany, Italy, and Japan, an event that was a result of the Great Depression that swept over the world in the early 1930s and from the conditions created by a peace agreement following World War I. After World War I, Germany was defeated, Italy was disappointed and Japan was ready to and determined to get back the

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Anna
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II, or the Second World War,[1] was a global military conflict, the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia in 1937 as the Second Sino-Japanese War; the other began in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. It involved the mobilization of over

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    After World War I, economy shot up causing historians to call the 1920s the ‘second industrial revolution.’ The economy of the 1920’s was a key change as it brought about new mass production, mass consumption, and set the stage for the ever-looming Great Depression. The 1920’s saw a great boom in mass production which allowed for cheaper prices of technology products. This decade was marked by an enormous expansion of consumer credit, where Americans were

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II As totalitarian sates emerged into power, the United States got involved with World War II to help control these groups and to promote democracy in the European theatre of the world. The party with the most power at the time was the Nazi Party, led by Adolf Hitler. This socialist party was led by a powerful dictator who broke away from the League of Nations and began to conquer vast amounts of

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Brief Timeline of Events Leading up to World War one

    Brief Timeline of Events Leading up to World War one

    Brief Timeline of Important Events 1820 March - The Missouri Compromise is negotiated allowing Maine to be admitted to the Union as a free state and Missouri as a slave state in 1821. This act will maintain a balance between free and slave states. The compromise establishes the 36 degree, 30' parallel of latitude as a dividing line between free and slave areas of the territories. 1827 The state of New York abolishes slavery. 1828

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: July
  • Second World War

    Second World War

    'Radar and the excellent new fighters account for Britain's victory in the Battle of Britain'. How far do you agree with this judgement? The Battle of Britain which started on the 10th of June and officially ended on the 30th of October is usually divided into five phases: The Channel Battle, The Operation Eagle, the classic phase of aerial bombardment between the Luftwaffe and Royal Air Force(RAF), the Battle of London and finally a series

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    What role did Woodrow Wilson have in World War I? Woodrow Wilson, our 23rd president, became involved in a war that he did not want any part of. Wilson wanted to remain neutral and have peace as in his first term of office. During World War I Wilson’s roles in the war became well known in all countries. Wilson wanted peace more than anything else. In seeking for peace Wilson asked Congress for the U.S.

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Edward
  • Post World War II Germany

    Post World War II Germany

    Introduction After The surrender of 1945, Germany was a country in shame, her once proud people, Prussian to Bavarian, were let down. The Third Reich was over, and the series of nations that would rise from the ashes would have much more in store for them. It would be another 40 years or so before she would be once again united, and encounter the taste of prosperity. Part 1, A Divided Germany I. Occupied Germany

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Jack
  • World War one Causes

    World War one Causes

    Historians since 1918 have frequently sought for a rational but simplistic explanation for the beginning of World War One, in their attempt to rationalize history. As such, many historians have advanced the argument that it was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 that provided the impetus for the war. However, whilst this assassination may have led to the formal declaration of war, a more thorough examination of the years leading up to 1914

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: regina
  • Battles of World War 2

    Battles of World War 2

    Normandy Invasion, D-Day In December 1943, the chiefs of staff of the Allies chose American General Dwight D. Eisenhower as supreme commander for the Allies in Europe. British General, Sir Frederick Morgan, developed a number of plans for the Allies, most extraordinary was Operation Overlord, a full-scale invasion of France across the English Channel. This was the code name for the most secret command in the war. The invasion force was to cross the English

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Monika
  • World War Two

    World War Two

    The United states have encountered many tough situations since World War Two. The end of the war did not mean peace. Although the United States have not been in a declared war since 1945 the Cold War caused much uproar throughout the world. After World War Two the United States and the Soviet Union have had many close encounters. World War Two did not end the hostility between the two countries but ironically to another

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War 2 was a factor too often ignored by critics of American policy-American military weakness. When asked to evaluate how many troops were available if and when the United States would get involved, the army could only gather a mere one hundred thousand, when the French, Russian and Japanese armies numbered in millions. Its weapons dated from the first World War and were no match compared to the new artillery that Germany and its

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    War is one of the most tragic things in our world today. It is even sadder that usually it comes around at least once in our lifetime. In the 20th century alone we have already had two huge wars. These wars were call the World Wars simply because they involved most of the big countries of the world. Many people have died in these wars.. especially the second World War. That is my focus for

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • World War 2 and the Cuban Revolution of 1945

    World War 2 and the Cuban Revolution of 1945

    World War 2 And The Cuban Revolution Of 1945 Perhaps Noam Chomsky best summed up the French sentiment toward World War 2 when he said, "History hath triumphed over time, which besides it nothing but eternity hath triumphed over." (Herotodus 92) Although it was not clear in 1940, we now know that World War 2 was actually a monumental conspiracy by the French lower-class in their attempt to distract its citizens from the democracy of

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Tasha
  • World War 1 Timeline

    World War 1 Timeline

    Timeline Date Summary Detailed Information 28 June 1914 Assassination of Franz Ferdinand The Balkan states of Bosnia and Herzegovina, had been annexed from Turkey and taken into the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This was strongly resented by many Serbs and Croats and a nationalist group, The Black Hand, was formed. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and his wife, had decided to inspect Austro-Hungarian troops in Bosnia. The date chosen for the inspection was a national day in

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Bred
  • What Impact Did the Industrial Revolution Have on World War I?

    What Impact Did the Industrial Revolution Have on World War I?

    What Impact Did the Industrial Revolution have on World War I? How did the Industrial Revolution impact World War I? This is an old chestnut of a question. If not for the technological advances that occurred during this time period we would still be in the so-called dark ages. However, it also comes with some drawbacks. Wars could no longer be fought and won quickly or cheaply. Due to the new killing power, industrialization allowed

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Lord of the Flies and World War II

    Lord of the Flies and World War II

    Steiner Many things such as social and political environments can impact literature. British involvement in WWII directly influenced Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies. As all authors use their life and times as reference points in their works, Golding drew heavily on sociological, cultural, and military events. Lord of the Flies is an allegorical parallel to the world, as Golding perceived it. The island, the boys, and many other objects and events described in

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Top

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