The Soviet Union And World War II

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Myth: America defeated Nazi Germany with help from its plucky British and United States sidekick Truth: The Soviet Union defeated Hitler pretty much by itself Thesis: There was a myth saying that America has a big role in helping the Soviet Union to defeat the Nazi Germany. Without the help of America, Germany could have occupy the whole Soviet Union. In fact, the Soviet Union could defeat Germany by itself since the time the U.S. involved, the Soviet Union was almost done defeating the Nazi Germany. Deep down, the America’s real purpose is to not let the Soviet Union take over control the whole Europe. Sources: Sass, Erik. "US History: 13 Myth-Busting Facts That Will Make You Rethink Everything You Know (PHOTOS)." The Huffington Post., 05 Oct. 2010. Web. 19 Jan. 2016. Roberts, Geoffrey. “Stalin 's Victory?: The Soviet Union and World War II”. History Ireland 16.1 (2008): 42–48. Web. 19 Jan. 2016. Body evidence: 1/ According to the 13 Myth-Busting Facts That Will Make You Rethink, by the time the United States joined in the war helping the Soviet Union defeat the Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union had almost win the war. In fact, the America did help on shorten the war by providing supplies, including planes, tanks, and locomotives; however, these aid only helped about 9 percent of what Soviet needs during war time. The Americans did also kill over 300,000 civilians by dropping about two million tons of TNT and napalm on the Germany, but the plan did

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