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World War 2, 1939-1945

Get reviews and study guides on World War II here. Learn about the outbreak and impact of World War II on Europe or brush up on your skills. Thorough explanations and practice questions will help you learn and review European History.

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    World War II in Europe

    Time Line ... 1933 Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Beginning of German Aggression in 1933

    The Beginning of German Aggression in 1933 In flat defiance of the Versailles Treaty, Hitler ordered Germany to begin rebuilding its military shortly after he became chancellor. Rearming began in 1933 and escalated in 1936 as part of Hitler’s plan to begin a ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Fall of France and the Battle of Britain in 1940

    The Fall of France and the Battle of Britain in 1940 In April 1940, the German army invaded Denmark and Norway. In May the army staged a successful two-pronged attack on France, with one division invading through Belgium and the other through the Ardennes, south ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    North Africa, Italian, Eastern, and Western Front of World War II

    The Eastern Front In perhaps his most serious error of judgment, Hitler abandoned the nonaggression pact he had signed with Stalin and invaded the Soviet Union in 1941. The Soviets were taken completely unawares, but they soon rallied against the enemy and proved ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The End of the World War II In Europe

    The End of the World War II In 1945, Soviet troops were marching westward toward Berlin, while Allied troops approached it from the southeast. In April, the Soviets were the first to march into Hitler’s capital city, where they took brutal revenge on the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Results of World War 2

    Results of the World War 2 The Allied forces had crushed the German attempt to conquer Europe. The Nazi Party was disbanded and discredited; many of its key figures killed them- selves or fled to South America. A number of the rest were tried as war criminals. ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    World War II in Europe Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: World War II in Europe

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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