World War II Themes

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We have learned many different themes and concepts this semester. I feel like the most important ones that I learned about in history this semester has to be about World War I (WWI), World War II (WWII), and the Vietnam War. I think that they are important because the stories of these wars shows how we have become the people we are today.
The reasons for this is because so many people in our country and so many other countries around the world were involved in these wars. World War I went on from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 and took place in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China, the Indian Ocean, and off the coast of South and North America. During World War I, there were more than nineteen different countries that fought in this war. In WWI, there was 9,911,000 military found dead,
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World War II went on from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 and took place in Europe, the Pacific, the Atlantic, South-East Asia, China, the Middle East, the Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa, briefly North and South America. During World War II, there were seven major powers, but many countries that were not major powers fought in this war, and many other countries were affected too. In WWII there was more than 24,000,000 soldiers found dead, more than 49,000,000 soldiers wounded, and more than 73,000,000 soldiers missing. By the end of this war, the Nazi party collapsed, the United Nations (U.N.) was created, the United States and Soviet Union were both seen as a super power by other countries after WWII, the allies won the war and not shortly after their victory, the Cold War began. The Vietnam War went on from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 and took place in South Vietnam, North Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. During the Vietnam War, there was more than thirty-one different countries that fought in this war. There was about
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