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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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The main cause of World War II was the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany and its subsequent invasion of other countries. The causes can be linked back to World War I. The main effects of WWII include the Cold War, occupa... 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 Allies secured victory in World War II when Germany was overwhelmed by the strength of the Soviet Red Army, aid from the United States and the strategy of the United States Air Force. The war ended with the surrender... 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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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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