BBC - Primary History - World War 2
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World War II - Battles, Facts, Videos & Pictures - History.com
World War II. Coming just two decades after the last great global conflict, the Second World War was the most widespread and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries and resulting in more than 50 million military and civilian deaths (with some estimates as high as 85 million dead).
BBC - History: World War Two
Explore a detailed timeline of World War Two - the causes, events, soldiers and its aftermath. Discover facts about what happened during the most destructive war in history.
World War 2 Pictures in Color - WW2inColor.com
Welcome to a great collection of World War II photographs on the Internet. Experience World War II like you never seen it before by viewing some of the most dramatic photos taken during the war.
First World War.com - A Multimedia History of World War One
Selected Highlights. Countdown to War. Read a single page summary of the origins of the First World War - the tangled secret alliances, the royal feuds, the personalities and the seemingly inevitable series of events in June and July 1914 which culminated in the oubreak of hostilities spanning four years.
The History Place - World War II in Europe Timeline
Complete World War II in Europe timeline with photos and text. Over 100 links!
The World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home.
WORLDWAR1.com - World War I / The Great War / 1914-1918
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Chemical weapons in World War I - Wikipedia
1914: Tear gas. The most frequently used chemicals during World War I were tear-inducing irritants rather than fatal or disabling poisons. During World War I, the French army was the first to employ gas, using 26 mm grenades filled with tear gas (ethyl bromoacetate) in August 1914.The small quantities of gas delivered, roughly 19 cm³ per cartridge, were not even detected by the Germans.
Bombing of Dresden in World War II - Wikipedia
The bombing of Dresden was a British/American aerial bombing attack on the city of Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony, during World War II in the European Theatre.In four raids between 13 and 15 February 1945, 722 heavy bombers of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and 527 of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped more than 3,900 tons of high-explosive bombs and ...