World War Two

All category topics on the military, political, social, and cultural aspects of the Second World War.

All category topics on the military, political, social, and cultural aspects of the Second World War.


FDR, Stalin, and Churchill

FDR, Stalin, and Churchill

FDR, Stalin, and Churchill were the primary Allied leaders in World War Two. The first two had a surprisingly respectful relationship, especially in regard to the future tensions of the Cold War. Since late 1941, FDR had been arguably guilty of gross ignorance, willful deception, or outright lying in his…

The Allies of World War 2

The Allies of World War 2

The Allies of World War 2 consisted primarily of Great Britain, the United States, France, and the Soviet Union. World War II was won by the Allies at the enormous cost of fifty million lives and unimaginable destruction. Germany, Italy, and Japan were defeated, to be sure, and their fascistic…

Were Germany and Japan Allies in WW2

Were Germany and Japan Allies in WW2?

Were Germany and Japan Allies in WW2? Yes, and it had to do with the importance of East Asia in global geopolitics starting from the early twentieth century and only growing in the ensuing decades. The Asian theater of the war was entirely distinct from the European, though Japan did…

Hitler's Rise to Power Timeline

Hitler’s Rise to Power: Timeline

Hitler's Rise to power began in Germany in September 1919 when Hitler joined the political party then known as the Deutsche Arbeiterpartei – DAP (German Workers' Party). Hitler's Rise to Power: Timeline Adolf Hitler, who had come to power in Germany in 1933, over the course of the decade unilaterally…

WW2 Weapons

WW2 Weapons: Overview of WW2 Combat Innovation

WW2 Weapons are a result of rapid technological innovation in response to the needs of the various combatants. Many different weapons systems we see today evolved from World War 2 warfare. Scroll down to see more articles about the history of WW2 weapons. Weaponry Used in Operation Overlord Here you…

WW2 Armies

WW2 Armies – Fighting for Freedom and Victory in World War 2

This article features comprehensive facts on WW2 Armies who fought from 1939 to 1945. Discover how they battled for their respective nations Scroll down to see more articles about the history of WW2 armies. Guest Post: Four Things Dunkirk Gets Right About the Iconic Evacuation The following is a guest…

army air corps

A History of the Army Air Corps

The Army Air Corps were the U.S. military service dedicated to aerial warfare between 1926 and 1941. It coalesced as aviation evolved from a component of ground-based infantry tactics into its own branch of the military. It became the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) on June 20, 1941 to…

world war 2 facts

World War 2 Facts

This article is a comprehensive list of World War 2 facts, including the primary actors in the war, causes, a comprehensive timeline, and bibliography. Scroll down to learn more. World War 2 Timeline Date Summary Detailed Information 1938 German Anschluss with Austria Hitler went ahead with his plans to unify…

ww2 aircraft

WW2 Aircraft: Planes and Gliders of the Axis and Allies

WW2 aircraft incorporated the revolution in avionics occurring in the early 20th century. They were also critical for Allied victory. Scroll down to see articles on military aviation, technology, planes, and tactics of World War Two. WW2 Aircraft Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress The Flying Fortress embodied the cherished American concept…

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