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.
World War II - Wikipedia
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries.
World War II: Causes and Timeline | HISTORY.com - HISTORY
World War II was the biggest and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries. Sparked by the 1939 Nazi invasion of Poland, the war dragged on for six bloody years until the Allies ...
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.
WWII Today — Follow the War as it happened
The Volturno River 12 – 16 October 1943: A 25 pounder self-propelled gun at an aerodrome near Grazzanise fires a round during the night barrage in preparation for the crossing of the Volturno by assault troops.
The History Place - World War II in Europe Timeline
Complete World War II in Europe timeline with photos and text. Over 100 links!
WWII Squadron Patch Insignia Pictures ~ collection of ...
WWII Squadron Patch Insignia. Photos. 1941-1945 A2, G1, Walt Disney, Warner Brother Studios, AAF, USMC, USN Jacket Patches. Many For Sale.
Horrific WWII Statistics - Pippa Ettore
Absolutely amazing (American) World War 2 statistics and photos. I have always known that aircrew had the highest fatality rate but the loss rate (and cost of war) detailed below is absolutely horrific.
WWII Weekend 2018 | Mechanized Warfare Museum
Show begins at 10:00am Saturday and Sunday WWII Weekend is our largest living history event, providing the public with an interactive and educational WWII experience that is difficult to come by.
World War II casualties - Wikipedia
World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total casualties.Over 60 million people were killed, which was about 3% of the 1940 world population (est. 2.3 billion). Statistics of military wounded are available for the major combatants.