The Immediate And Long Term Consequences Of World War II

When one looks simply at the numbers of deaths that were caused by World War II the sheer destructiveness of the war becomes immediately apparent. Military deaths across all countries totaled almost 24 million people. This was exposed by civilian deaths – 33,963 (approximate) citizens exposed to horrific bombing campaigns, disease, forced relocation, exposure, and…

Facts About World War II And Its Place In History

World War II consisted of the Allies and the Axis. Many countries took sides, eventually anyway. You see, it took a while for everyone to jump on board, considering WWI had just taken place a few decades prior to WWII. A total of 30 countries ended up taking sides, and the war lasted from 1939…

Why Did United States Get Involved In World War II?

After World War I, America entered into a phase of isolationist foreign policy. By 1935, Congress was actually passing a number of neutrality acts designed to formally enforce the idea of staying out of foreign involvements. However, this ended in December of 1941, as President Roosevelt asked Congress for a formal declaration of war. They…

Facts About The World War II

America has been involved with many wars over the course of its history. There’s a reason why the generation who gave birth to the baby boomers is nicknamed “The Greatest Generation”. World War II is perhaps the most iconic and still remembered wars today because there were so many atrocities and nations involved. The History…