World War II
OR THE SECOND WORLD WAR, OFTEN BE SHORT FOR WWII OR WW2,
WAS A GLOBAL WAR SINCE 1939 TO 1945.
It involved the vast majority of the world’s nations—including all of the great powers—forming two opposing military alliances: the allies and the axis.
In an all-out war directly involving more than 100 million people in more than 30 countries, the major participants committed their entire economic, industrial and scientific capabilities to the war, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. Aircraft played an important role in the conflict, enabling strategic bombing of population centers and the only two uses of nuclear weapons in the war.
World War II was by far the deadliest conflict in human history; Between 70 and 85 million people dead in the war, most of them are civilians. Tens of millions died from genocide (including the Holocaust), starvation, slaughter, and disease. The defeat of the Axis led to the occupation of Germany and Japan and the trial of German and Japanese leaders by war crimes tribunals.
The Allies were an international military alliance formed during World War II (1939-1945) to against the Axis led by Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, and Fascist Italy. By 1941, main members were the United Kingdom, the United States, the Soviet Union, and China.
The Eastern Front of World War II was the theater of conflict between the European Axis against the Soviet Union, Poland, and the other Allies, including Central, Eastern, Northeastern (Baltic), and Southeastern Europe (Balkans), from June 22, 1941 to May 9, 1945.
The Axis, were a military alliance that initiated World War II and fought against the Allies, originally known as the Rome-Berlin Axis. Its main members were Nazi Germany, the Kingdom of Italy, and the Empire of Japan. The Axis were united in their against to the Allies, but similar coordination and ideological cohesion is otherwise lacking.
World War I or World War I, often be short for WWI or WW1, began on July 28, 1914 and ended on November 11, 1918. Known by its contemporaries as "The Great War," its belligerents included most of Europe, the Russian Empire, the United States and the Ottoman Empire, with fighting also extending to the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia.
The World Wars were catastrophe in human history.
Things need to remembered and hard-won peace, tranquility and stability should be cherished.
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