World War II : A Super Power Essay

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When World War II struck the nation, the United States became known as a super power but not right from the start. America started out being neutral and helping out with the war from only they were selective in who they helped, so America was not being very neutral. America denied aid to Japan and Germany, the United States had even put out an order to shoot German U-Boats on sight. World War II broke out in 1939 and ended by 1945 the United States entered by declaring war on Japan in 1941 after the fatal Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, three days after the United States declared war on the Japanese, Germany and Italy declared war on America putting the United States in a full fledged two front war. A main reason the war ended when it did was because the United States was involved. America proved to be a super power by how many men they had to offer to the two front war and improvement within science. Everything that had been done during World War II and after during the Cold War made other countries view the United States differently. The United States mobilized for the war on the European front to help France and Europe win their war. Not the first mission but one of the most important was done by the Navy, they were to get rid of all German U-Boats out of the Atlantic Ocean with “Operation Torch”. Once this was completed America was able to cross with less issues and were able to get through to push German troops out of France, for Europe is an island and harder to…

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