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Hard American History – Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor
On 7 December 1941 the greatest disaster in United States history occurred. Truly this was and is, “’A date which will live in infamy.’”(Costello 1), but not for the bombing of Pearl Harbor, rather for the deception and the mis-guidance used by the Government and Franklin D. Roosevelt. In a purely artificial chess game Roosevelt…
Leaders in the Movement-McCarthy
America: Land of the free, and the home of the brave. This famous expression has been used numerous times throughout history, even scoring a line in our country’s national anthem. But in our high-tech socety, many Americans can not even understand what our forefathers went through to achieve this American dream. People do not even…
The enemy win their battles from the air! That’s impossible! We could do with some of those razor blades, Herr Reichsmarshall. I’ve had my fill of Hitler. Defend Paris to the last, destroy all bridges over the Seine and devastate the city.
World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved the vast majority of the world’s countries—including all of the great powers—forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers.
Dates: Sep 1, 1939 – Sep 2, 1945
Turning point: The Battle of Stalingrad
Location: Europe, Australia, Asia, South America, North Africa, Central Africa, North America
WW2 people: Adolf Hitler 1889–1945, Franklin D. Roosevelt1882–1945, Winston Churchill1874–1965, Joseph Stalin 1878–1953,
WW2 battles: Attack on Pearl Harbor, Battle of the Bulge, Battle of Midway, Battle of Stalingrad,