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          World War 2 was fought mainly for power. Every country involved in the war wanted to be a superpower and no one succeeded in the end. Here are some gory and factual details of World War 2. More...

 

Causes Of World War Two

Causes Of World War Two

The main causes for the outbreak of World War Two are the Great Depression, which swept across the whole world in the 1930s, and the conditions which got created by peace settlements after the First World War. The depression resulted in rise of militaristic and totalitarian governments in Italy, Germany and Japan. More...

 

What Happened On D Day ?

What Happened On D Day ?

The day when Allies began war against Germany in the year 1944 at Normandy is commonly referred as D Day. In the Second World War, Germany marched against Poland and seized it which caused France, Great Britain and Canada to march against Germany but the Allies lost their battle with Germany and the France was captured by Germans. In the year 1944, the Allies along with United States fought against the Germans in the beach of Normandy lies at the northwest coast of France. More...

 

 

Adolf Hitler Childhood

Adolf Hitler Childhood

Adolph Hitler is remembered by everyone until today because he was responsible for three of the major catastrophes in the world, namely the Holocaust, the World War II, and finally the Cold War. Israel, which is still suffering till today, is because of Hitler or else the nation may have never come into existence in the first place. More...

 

 

Treatment In Holocaust Concentration Camps

Treatment In Holocaust Concentration Camps

The chilling part of the Holocaust was the concentration camps that the Nazis had opened throughout Europe. These camps were meant to incarcerate people who help different political and ideological views and also for imprisoning people who the Nazis thought were racially inferior. Millions of Jews along with homosexuals, gypsies and Jehovah's witnesses were imprisoned or killed in these concentration camps. Life for the people in these camps was extremely difficult. More...

 

 

 

History Of Atomic Bombings On Hiroshima And Nagasaki

History Of Atomic Bombings On Hiroshima And Nagasaki

Invention of the atomic bomb was made use of in one of the most horrifying ways when it was dropped in Aug 1945 on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A program code named the Manhattan Project got underway in mid-1942 to make the bomb. More than 100,000 personnel worked for 3 years before completing the invention of the first atomic bomb. On 16 Jul 1945, the bomb was tested in Trinity, New Mexico and the blast caused devastation equivalent to a bomb containing twenty kilotons of tri-nitro-toluene (TNT). More...

 

What Happened At Pearl Harbor ?

What Happened At Pearl Harbor ?

On seventh December 1941, 7:55 am, as per Hawaii timing, a dive bomber from Japan appeared from the clouds covering Oahu Island. It bore on the wings the insignia of a red rising sun, the symbol of Japan and was followed by a fleet of three hundred and sixty Japanese warplanes. These planes brutally attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. This surprise attack came as a critical setback on the Pacific navy of US and drew the Americans irreversibly into the Second World War.  More...

 

 

Legacy Of Benito Mussolini

Legacy Of Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini was the dictator of Italy and left a tremendous mark on the upcoming generation, Italy and Europe. His life started very simple as a son of a blacksmith and has undergone the days of poverty. Though he led a simple and struggling life initially, by his braveness and efforts, he could be transformed to play a role of teacher, soldier, journalist, politician, dictator and philosopher. He had the vision of changing the country into a flourishing nation. He brought the enormous change in the economy of the country. More...

 

 

 

History Of Battle Of Stalingrad

History Of Battle Of Stalingrad

Twenty-second June in 1941 was the day Nazi Germany, regardless of the standings of Nazi-Soviet Pact 1939, launched an invasion against the Soviet Union. This attack inflicted awful injuries on the Russian population and its army. It also saw the Russians and Germans fight the Battle of Stalingrad. Germany brought with them troops from Axis allies and a very superior air force. Around mid-October cities of Moscow and Leningrad were seized. Not giving up Soviet by the approaching winters pushed Germany to move back. More...

 

History Of Potsdam Conference

History Of Potsdam Conference

The Potsdam Conference held between 17th July and 2nd August 1945 was attended by the heads of state of the UK, the US, France and the USSR. The main aim of the conference was to implement the agreement reached during the Yalta Conference. Another outcome of this conference was that the growing tension between the US, the UK and the USSR increased. Also, the US and the Russians grew suspicious of one another. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

    
 

World War II:

When-Did-World-War-2-End      World War 2 ended in 1945 and if you want the exact date and time, it would be August 15, 1945 Japan Standard Time after Emperor Hirohito announced that the Japanese government had accepted the terms of the Potsdam Declaration which called for unconditional surrender of Japan and other Axis powers. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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