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World War II, or the Second World War took place from 1939 to 1945. It involved most of the world's major countries divided into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. In total, more than 100 million military personnel were mobilized during this war. Read on to learn more about the causes, events, and results of the war.



Books on World War II

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  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
  • The Story of World War II by Donald L. Miller
  • The Second World War: A Complete History by Martin Gilbert
  • The Historical Encyclopedia of World War II by Marcel Baudot
  • Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945 by Sir Max Hastings


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