This site features information about the worldwide military conflict of World War II, which involved 61 countries and lasted from 1939-1945. Links to additional World War II resources are also provided.
These preserved trenches from World War I in France were dug in the deep woods, giving soldiers the cover they needed during battle. Today they are empty but for a couple of inches of snow, and the scene is peaceful and serene.
Discount stores date back to the late 1940s and early 1950s, just after the end of World War II. They were conceived during the post-war economic boom, to serve the consumer needs of baby boomer families.
Antique airplanes are reminiscent of an era gone by. This photo shows the rotary motor and wooden propeller of a red World War I era biplane that is on display at the Air & Space Museum in San Diego's Balboa Park.
All warfare is a bloody mix of nightmare and farce, but Britain's engagement of an astrologer in the fight against Nazi Germany raised the element of farce to a new level, writes JAMES PARRIS.
Daily Mail. Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:56:04 +0100.
The original was the work of Churchill and Roosevelt at the dawn of World War II. The new version pledges cooperation against 21st century global challenges and rivalries.
David E. Sanger and Michael D. Shear. New York Times. Sat, 12 Jun 2021 00:03:31 +0000.
World War Bibliography
Willmott, H. P., Robin Cross, and Charles Messenger. World War II. New York, NY. DK Publishing. 2008.