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While historians still debate the topic, most would agree that Germany consistently fielded some of the best arms and armor in World War II. However, as the result of the conflict illustrates, superior weapons alone do n... More »

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The most frequently used weapons of World War II include the Mosin Nagant rifle used by the Soviet Union, the Karibiner 98k rifle used by Germany, and the M1 Garand and carbine rifles used by the United States. The Sovie... More »

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World War II was won in 1945 by the main Allied powers, which consisted of the United States, Great Britain, China and the Soviet Union, that formed the primary alliance against the opposing Axis alliance. More »

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The most frequently used weapons of World War II include the Mosin Nagant rifle used by the Soviet Union, the Karibiner 98k rifle used by Germany, and the M1 Garand and carbine rifles used by the United States. The Sovie... More »

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The timeline of World War II officially begins in 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, causing Britain and France to declare war on Germany, and ends with Japan's surrender Sept. 2, 1945. But the first rumblings of World W... More »

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World War II began when Germany invaded Poland in 1939. The invasion began on September 1, but the war didn't begin officially until Great Britain and France declared war on Germany. More »

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Major events of World War II include Germany's invasion of Austria, the Treaty of Munich, the subsequent German invasion of Czechoslovakia and Poland, formal declarations of war by Britain and France, the entrance of Jap... More »

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