Turn And Face The Strain

1803 WordsFeb 17, 20158 Pages
Turn and Face the Strain Throughout history, the most crucial, influential happenings that change countries and even the world, are those connected to war. Countries face extreme reorganization and remodeling after the war because war is so significant. War reshapes countries because of either the damage or progress a country gains from it. This is very evident when examining Germany’s history. War has had both effects on Germany, at times it has contributed to Germany’s progression as a country, and at times it has destroyed Germany. These changes are most evident when the war is over, and countries begin reeling from the violence and destruction. In both World Wars, Germany has had serious repercussions and punishments after the conflict. Both times one can see the great changes and issues happening within the nation. Although Germany has had many of the same issues after World War I and World War II, there are distinctive elements in World War II that ultimately change Germany and prove that the country was in better shape post World War I, rather than post World War II. World War I, also known as the Great War, took place mostly in Europe between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918 (Roberts, 262). The war was between the Allied Powers and the Central Powers. The members in the Allied Powers were France, the Russian Empire, British Empire, and later the United States. The members in the Central Powers included Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire. The war
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