The Cause And Effects Of The World War II

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An Pham Mr. Grosse World History Research Paper February 10, 2017 The Cause and Effects of the World War II The world has changed since that day, September 1, 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, the start of World War 2. There were many fluctuations in economic terms as well as the politics of some powerful countries in the world also started from there. This is a catastrophic world war between the Allied forces and the Axis under fascism. Although this war just lasted in 6 years, from 1939 until 1945, but almost every continents in the world are affected by this war, except Antarctica and South America, and the population of the world decreased significantly. There are many causes of the World War 2 to be outlined and…show more content…
The war ended, but its effects are large. Of the total number of deaths in World War 2, approximately 85 percent were on the Allied side and 15 percent were on the Axis side. There was also an estimated 11 to 17 millions civilians died either as a direct or as an indirect result of Nazi ideological policies. In Asia and the Pacific, more than ten millions civilians, mostly Chinese were killed by the Japanese occupation forces. About The Soviet Union, they lost around 27 millions people during war, 5.7 millions people are ethic Russians and 1.3 million ethic Ukrainians died. In Germany, there were 5.3 million military losses. To resume, the population of the world decreased a lot after the war. There were 60 million people died in the war, they are twenty millions military personnels and forty millions civilians. The World War 2 had affected a lot on the economic of the major world powers. About Germany, it was divided into 4 zones of occupation by the victorious powers, pending a more permanent political settlement. Japan also was in ruins from extensive bombing. Prominent military leaders were tried and convicted of war crimes, but the emperor was allowed to retain his position. It was temporarily placed under American military rule. The economy of England was devastated by the war by having experienced extensive bombing during the 1940 blitz by the Germans. The
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