How The United States Changed After Ww2

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World War II As a young woman that has experienced both World Wars, I can now say that World War II has altered the manner of the U.S. World War II was the most widespread and deadliest war in history and there were two sides of the war, the Allies (United States, Great Britain, France, USSR, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, and Yugoslavia) against the Axis Powers (Germany, Japan, Italy Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria). Our involvement began in 1941 with Japan’s aggressive attack on Pearl Harbor, a naval base in Hawaii and ended in 1945 with a win by the Allies, bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki. During and after the war, I strongly believe that the United States changed for the better with strong heros like Richard Winters and Ira Hayes, an economic boom, and women entering the workforce.…show more content…
Richard Winters was every woman's hero because he parachuted into D-Day and fought off the Germans. It was mentioned somewhere I read that when his commander went missing in action in Normandy, Winters took over, and under his guidance the troops destroyed a German artillery battery near Utah Beach. A little while after in 1945, Ira Hayes and some other men raised the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima and the photograph that was everywhere. The photograph gave me and everyone on the home front a sense of hope for the U.S. men to finally come home. Both of these men truly had an impact on the war’s outcome and I bet that their bravery will be looked at in history books
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