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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'We must recall that after the 2nd World War, the Japanese, in spite of the callous atomic bomb of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States of America, where thousands were killed, resorted to political diplomacy to regain their enviable status on the global stage.
This region acted as strategic rear reservoir of hydrocarbon resources during the 2nd world war and Cold War between Soviet Union and US.
Trincomalee harbour provided shelter to the British Eastern Fleet, during the 2nd World War. However, following independence in 1948, Sri Lanka took over the control of the Trincomalee harbour in 1957.
Thus there has been a gradual increase in the frequency of ocular war injuries from 2% in the 2nd world war to 3% in Korean and 7% in Arab-Israel conflict.6-8
He belongs to a generation of artists who tried to come to terms with the cultural aftermath of the 2nd World War. During the war he was a pilot in the Luftwaffe; he was shot down in Crimea in 1944 and the traumas of war were referred to in his early work.
Since at least the 2nd World War, there has not been a greater need for many, many more women, as well as men, to embark on careers in engineering.
The end of the 2nd World War and King George V waves to the huge crowds (inset).
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.
Because this is almost like before the 2nd World war. Hitler wanted this and wanted that, and if we gave him this peace would occur.
Until around the 1870s, it remained at approximately 2 years after which it increased to approximately 3 years until the early 1900s at which time increased to 4 years, and it was not until post 2nd World War that the next 1-year increase occurred, then proceeding to a 6-year difference in the 1960s.
"When I wear my poppy I think of my granddad who served in the RAF in the 2nd World War. Thankfully he was a survivor of the war but not all his friends were that lucky."
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.