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  • World War 2 : A Global War

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    World War 2 was a global war from 1939 to 1945 between the Allies and the Axis powers. During the war, over 120,000 American prisoners of war were captured by the German forces. World War 2 started through the bomb in Hiroshima on August 6th 1945. Around 8,000 people died because of radioactive from the bomb. The German prison camps were for mostly Jews since Hitler, the Chancellor of Germany, was against the Jewish religion.The internment camps were in very harsh conditions and many prisoners were

  • The Global War on Terror Essay

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    The Global War on Terror is a military campaign led by the United States and the United Kingdom and supported by other NATO members. It was originally against al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations with the purpose of eliminating them. This paper discusses how the Bush Administration handled the War on Terror as well as different aspects of it, including its terminology, its objectives, its military operations and criticism against it. The United States of America was deeply shocked when, on

  • Global War On Terrorism And Terrorism

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    Global War On Terrorism     The attack executed in the United States on September 11, 2001 was one of the worst attacks and acts of war ever seen in U.S. history. On that day 2,996 innocent people were killed, over 6,000 people were injured, and about $10 billion in structural and infrastructure damages was caused. The cost added up to $3 trillion in total.     The Global War on Terrorism is a metaphor of war referring to the global military campaign led by the United States of America. The war

  • Global Effects Of The Cold War

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    Amanda Fuchs The Global Effects of the Cold War and Decolonization The Cold War, also known as what could have been the third world war, conquered the second half of the 20th century. This international crisis, beginning at the end of World War II, is defined as the period of tension between the United States and the Soviet Union. There are numerous reasons as to why many believed the Cold War commenced, one being that the Soviet Union wanted to spread its belief of communism worldwide, which in

  • The World War Was A Global War

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    The Second World War was a global war that lasted from September 1st 1939 to May 8th 1945. The Second World War was the most destructive and controversial wars in history and involved more than 100 million people, over 30 countries. The war involved the vast majority of the world’s nations including the Great Powers which eventually formed into opposing military alliances: the Allied Powers consisting of Germany, Italy and Japan and the Axis Powers consisting of Russia, Britain and France. In

  • Global Supremacy Of The Cold War

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    The Cold War was a fight for global supremacy between the United States and the Soviet Union. Although it is not exactly clear as to when the Cold War began, it is believed to begin in mid to late 1945. It lasted for forty-six years and many historians, politicians, and scholars believe that it was the third major war of the twentieth century. Billions of dollars were spent and numerous lives were lost in the fight. The Cold Wars was ignited by the deteriorating relationships of Washington and Moscow

  • Global Public Health And War

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    Global Public Health and War Surname Professor Date  Global Public Health and War Public health is essentially what the society does to assure its people of health and safety (Institute of Public Health, 1988). War is a significant anathema to public health and directly accounts for almost millions of deaths occurring annually throughout the world. Apart from bruising and injuring the public health, it destroys the societal infrastructure as well food and water supplies, adequate housing, access

  • The Global War to the Great Depression

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    A horrific global war led to an equally heinous economic recession, triggering global fear and lack of guidance. World leaders stood to the challenge of mending the shattered 100 year peace and economy in Europe. America, it seemed, desired no part in this scramble for order, turning its back to the international world. Through the Great War to the Great Depression, the transforming world not only caused America to withdraw from the world, but also allowed Franklin Delano Roosevelt an opportunity

  • The World War I Was A Global War

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    World war one was not only called the Great War but was considered a global war. During the war there had been many conflicts between European countries that contributed to the start of the war and industrial advancement. Not only was there rivalries, but alliances were formed as well. And the growth of nationalism had yet another serious result, as well as the growth armies that were expanding, increasing existing tensions in Europe and the assassination of the archduke which all helped fuel the

  • World War II : The Second Global War

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    Over 70 million casualties were a result of World War II (World war 2 statistics,2006) the second global war that succeeded World War I. The results of World War I entailed the punishment of Germany through the treaty of Versailles which made Germany pay for the damages that occurred during the war. The Germans did not agree to this policy due to its unjust tactics since Germany was not the only country that had a large effect in the war. This created frustration in Germany and helped instigate the