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The "Phoney War" refers to a period early in World War II, between September 1939 and April 1940, during which very little military activity occurred at an international level. This period followed Nazi Germany's success... More »

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The "Phoney War" references a period of time early in World War II where the public believed very little was happening. It lasted from September 1939 to April 1940. More »

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The "Phoney War" references a period of time early in World War II where the public believed very little was happening. It lasted from September 1939 to April 1940. More »

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