Second World War

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a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945

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The commemoration of this conflict, still in living memory, gives us the opportunity to salute the Second World War generation.
He will examine the attitudes prevalent in the Air Ministry during the Second World War towards the strategic air offensive against Germany.
Written in association with Imperial War Museums, D-Day and the box-set of True Stories of the Second World War provide readers concise and very readable accounts of the conflict.
They are: No Higher Purpose: The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War, 1939-1943 Volume H Part I (published in 2002 by Vanwell) and A Blue Water Navy: The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War 1943-1945, Volume Two, Part 2, again published by Vanwell but in 2007.
com) has identified over 70 Birmingham motor companies that existed from the late 1800's up to the Second World War.
China and Russia resolutely condemn attempts to falsify the history of the Second World War, to glorify Nazis, militarists and their accomplices, and to tarnish the image of liberators," Xinhua news agency quoted the statement, as saying.
Overall the Second World War saw the UK fall from a world power to a country dependent on the US - with years of post-war austerity and poverty - some help that is.
A huge Second World War bomb was destroyed in a controlled explosion yesterday after two villages were evacuated as a precaution.
Manila: The Filipino soldiers' hardships fighting alongside American allies during Second World War has finally been given due recognition after more than half a century, the presidential palace said in a statement.
The RAF played a key role in winning the Second World War in the Battle of Britain.
Encyclopedia of Elite Forces in the Second World War
The author reminds readers that the Second World War was also an imperial war in which Empire troops and air-forces played important and sometimes decisive parts.
The Imperial War Graves Commission was established by Royal Charter on 21 May 1917 with an ambitious brief: to commemorate in perpetuity those who had died in the service of the British Empire in the Great War - a task which it had to repeat after the Second World War.
Yet, 21 years later in 1939, Europe was the trigger for the Second World War.
At the outset he judiciously reminds us that German identity was repeatedly broken on the rock of religious, class, and political division since German immigration in the 1830s until the end of the Second World War and subsequent revelations about the Holocaust.