World War II's Impact On The World

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World War II World War II made an everlasting impact on the world today with events such as D-Day, the holocaust and many other devastating events. World War II had one of the biggest impacts on are society ever. It changed the workforce between men and women, the way people viewed the world, changed war itself, and improved technology to a state of higher living after the war. World War II also known as the Second World War was a global war that lasted from September 1,1939 to September 2, 1945, although related conflicts began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world 's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military: the Allies (Great Britain, The United States, China, and the Soviet Union) …show more content…
By every military measure, Japan’s early morning attack on the great fleet anchorage at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, was a success. Its aircraft carriers managed to cross the Pacific Ocean without being spotted and its torpedo and dive bombers achieved complete surprise against the sleeping American fleet. All eight American battleships were disabled or sent to the bottom, as were dozens of smaller vessels. The United States already a huge military opponent immediately, the nation launched the greatest industrial expansion in human history. Within months, new orders for munitions, uniforms, and combat vehicles absorbed the remaining unemployed workers bringing them out the famous Great Depression. The United States had more than doubled their fleets, aircrafts, vehicles, and …show more content…
Estimates of casualties during the war vary because many deaths were left unrecorded. Researchers suggest that about seventy five million people died during this time, about twenty million military personal and about forty million civilians (the other fifteen is estimated people no accounted for). Another huge outcome of World War II was the advancements of technology. For all the role of science, mathematics, and new inventions in earlier wars, no war had as profound an effect on the technologies of our current lives as World War

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