World War II

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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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7, 1941, the attack by Japan on our fleet in Pearl Harbor made World War II a reality for Americans.
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The defeat in World War II left the German libraries with vast, often visible to the unaided eye, breaches.
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Shore suggests that the bureaucratic infighting and personal interest that prompted Hitler's advisers to conceal information may have had pronounced effects on Germany's foreign policy leading up to World War II.
I have read extensively on World War II, and unless the veterans are lying many of them did choose to stay and fight when given a choice.
In vintage uniforms at the end were Chris Czuj and Jack Rissmiller, both serving as World War II re-enactors with the 1st Polish Independent Paratrooper Brigade.
During World War II, Baptists were at work around the world in ways that met human and spiritual needs.
Eisenhower orchestrated the Allied success in Europe during World War II.
In fact it's in contrast to World War II that the real significance of Vietnam gets played out.
When Emperor Akihito of Japan visits Britain in May, there is one group of veterans from World War II who will be glad to welcome him.