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    Second World War Analysis

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    The history of warfare went through a drastic shift following the Second World War. Nation states no longer involved themselves in armed conflict with other states of equal or similar status in the global arena. An article written by Dominic Tierney, an associate professor of political science at Swarthmore College, concedes that since the Second World War, “the United States has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it’s a superpower in a more peaceful world.” His argument holds validity but lacks sufficient evidence in the proper context to support his argument. America as a nation has stopped winning wars because the United States Government (USG) has shifted its perspective where “winning” is not necessary…

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    Second World War Memory

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    The Second World War: Collective Memory and History- Historiographical Essay: Judt, T. “The Past is Another Country: Myth and Memory in Post-War Europe.” In Memory and Power in Post-War Europe: Studies in the Presence of the Past, edited by J.W. Muller, 157-83. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. First Paragraph- Judt’s Main Arguments: Tony Judt’s essay The Past is Another Country: Myth and Memory in Post-War Europe details the immediate post-war European past that failed to face the…

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    Second World War Essay

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    the Second World War? Intro: The convergence of American, British and Soviet military forces in the defeat of German Nazism in the spring of 1945 ended the European phase of World War Two; the most lethal and destructive war in the history of mankind. After the euphoria of the Allie’s victory over Nazism, three trends emerge that would transform Britain’s position in the world in subsequent years of World War II. SOCIALLY POLITCALLY ECONMOICALLY Socially The Second World War claimed the…

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    “Our veterans – ordinary Canadians who accomplished extraordinary things – represent the best of Canada, the freedoms that Canadians enjoy today are because of them, and Canadians owe it to them to remember.” Said Minister of Veteran Affairs Greg Thompson on the 65th anniversary of D-day landing. Canadian soldiers fought for freedom in the Second World War and selflessly support for the allies. The contributions that Canada has made in this were essential, and the most significant support was…

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    The second World War was the biggest war in human history. The war started in 1939 and lasted until 1945 when the United Nations won the war. There are over 60 million people who died in this war, including many civilians. Those civilians died from bombings, diseases and tests for chemical weapons. This is insane! There were many events that happened during the Second World War, most of them were bombings, like the Pearl Harbor incident. Many of the wars were instigated by the Axis Alliance,…

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    offensive warfare in the Second World War consisted of aircraft, tanks, and trucks. The effectiveness of these weapons in German hands depended on their use in combination, concentrated in great number at the decisive point of battle. Operational success also relied on communication. Radio played a vital role in linking tank to tank, and tank to aircraft. Good communications enhanced the flexibility of armored forces and helped to concentrate its firepower. They were essential for units that…

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    After the First World War and airpower’s contribution in dealing with the stalemate warfare, some people recognized its great potential, and started to envision its use in future conflicts. Those people, that can be called theorists, visionaries, or airpower prophets started to think how to further develop an airpower, and how it can be best used in the future warfare. Furthermore, they provided their theories and predictions of its tactical and strategic use in order to give military…

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    In 1936 Alan Turing invented a machine that took a great part in decoding Germanys enciphering machine Enigma, which helped in Germanys defeat and shortening the Second World War if not ending it. The machine was birth of computer science. It opened a window of opportunities and ideas for machines that led to digital computing. Freedom is a power or right to act, speak or think as one wants as it says in dictionary. Before and during WWII many people didn’t have this freedom of speech and it is…

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    After World War II ended when the U.S. used the atomic bombs on Japan, Washington was set to face many more challenges in the following decades. Some of these could of been unseen repercussions of the prior war, or might’ve been challenges caused by the advancement of technology. Though all different these challenges all did the same things, creating the Washington we know today. During the second World War the Soviets and the U.S.A. were both allies due to their similar interest in defeating…

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    The global conflict of World War II left deep internal scars on vast variety of different people. The decade of the 1930s, followed by twelve desperate years of the Great Depression, further intensified the social atmosphere. Americans ' involvement in World War II became the necessary factor which lifted the United States out of the Great Depression. The strong desire for renew prosperity motivated the social and economic patterns back at home. As the outcome of the Second World War was turning…

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