WW2 Facts

Scroll down to see articles on the facts and information on the events surrounding the Second World War


What Was The Final Solution?

The “Final Solution” was an euphemism for Nazi Germany’s plans to solve what they called the “Jewish problem” by annihilating the Jewish population. Stages Whether it was planned like this from the beginning is uncertain, but the Final...

What is Fascism?

The label “Fascism” is used to describe any movement or political ideology inspired by Benito Mussolini’s Italian Fascism. As a rule, Fascism is associated with dictatorship or a strict hierarchical, authoritarian structure where the state gets total...
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What Started WW2? A Look At The Causes

What Started WW2? Military Causes Although a variety of different factors caused World War Two, the main event and the trigged for what started WW2 was Germany’s invasion of Poland in September 1939. Of course the invasion was preceded by decades of political...

World War Two – Bibliography

  German Prisoner of War Camps The Thai-Burma Railroad – The Second World War Experience Centre Children of the Camps – PBS The Geneva Convention in brief– Learn Peace Geneva Convention – Human Rights Liberty The Great Escape (true story)...
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World War Two – German Prisoners of War in Britain

In 1939 there were just two Prisoner of warcamps in Britain. By the end of the war; there were more than 600. Each camp was given a number and was either a disused building – factory, college, hotel etc, or was a specially constructed building known as a Nissen...

Japanese Internment Camps in the USA

Japanese internment camps were the sites of the forced relocation and incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry in the Western United States during the Second World War and established in direct response to the Pearl Harbor attack. They remain arguably the most...
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Japanese POW Camps During World War Two

The following article on Japanese POW camps is an excerpt from Warren Kozak’s Curtis LeMay: Strategist and Tactician. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. There were more than 140,000 white prisoners in Japanese POW camps. Of these,...
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World War Two – The Great Escape

The Great Escape, as it came to be known, was a mass escape attempt from the prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III located near the Polish town of Zagan. The purpose-built camp was opened in April 1942 and the Germans considered it to be practically escape-proof....
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German POW Camps in World War Two

The following article on German POW camps in World War Two is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  The above map shows some of the German POW camps were located in Nazi-occupied...
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World War Two – German Prisoners of War in Britain

In 1939 there were just two Prisoner of war camps in Britain. By the end of the war; there were more than 600. Each camp was given a number and was either a disused building – factory, college, hotel etc, or was a specially constructed building known as a Nissen...
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