World War II

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Synonyms for World War II

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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However the vast devastation of 2nd World War gave it the lesson that multinational empires do not lost forever.
As regards Japan, it had improved its image after the 2nd World War otherwise it had ignominious record of inflicting enormous sufferings on its neighbors like China and Korea.
On the concluding day of the commemoration event, Imphal-1944, a short feature film based on the 2nd world war was screened at the MFDC hall.
No matter how many years go by, the victory against fascism and nazism of Hitler's Germany will always constitute one of the greatest collective achievements of mankind, the Director of the Office of the President of the Republic, Panayiotis Antoniou has said, addressing an event for the 69th anniversary of the anti-fascist victory during the 2nd World War.
When I wear my poppy I think of my granddad who served in the RAF in the 2nd World War.
I found it extremely interesting to read about the life of a little girl during the 2nd world war and how the family survived in fear everyday.
After the Germans lost the 2nd World War, the Americans derogatively branded all their products with "Made in Germany" so that the world would not buy the products they manufactured.
It could have been time prior to the 1st World War, the 2nd World War or the Iraq invasion for that matter.
A particular focus is made on the many important changes that have been taking place since the 2nd World War.
Excellencies, Since the end of the 2nd World War, the international community--through the international tribunals tasked to prosecute war crimes--established a number of principles to bring to justice those who perpetrated heinous crimes against civil populations.
We must be thankful for the help we received in the 2nd World War.
Much of the history of those 50 men has never been recorded, though several played Union before and after the 2nd World War and a few of these had played (or were to play) Rugby League.
Itinerant Ambassador, Serge Berdugo, whose father was the president of the Jewish community of Meknes during the 2nd World War when France was under German occupation, recalled, by citing the testimonies of former prisoners in forced labor camps in North Africa that were created and administered by the Vichy regime, that the "only glimmers of humanity came from Muslims.