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The war originated with dual crises at the continent's centre: one in the rhineland and the other in bohemia, both part of the holy roman empire a brief treatment of the thirty years' war follows for full treatment, see europe, history of: the thirty years' war. Overview of the vietnam war digital history id 2925 vietnam was the longest war in american history and the most unpopular american war of the 20th century it. The war in europe began in september 1939 when nazi germany, under adolf hitler, invaded poland using blitzkrieg tactics the. The syrian civil war is arguably the worst humanitarian crisis since the second world war, with over a quarter million killed, roughly the same number wounded or missing, and half of syria's 22.
Overview the united nations is an international organization founded in 1945 it is currently made up of 193 member states during second world war key documents. World war i —also known as the war to end all the wars— was a war that started in 1914 and ended in 1919 it began in europe, giving as result the blood of thousands of innocents and people implied in the war. World war i summary & analysis back next the world goes to war world war i was a watershed moment for america, a time when an isolationist nation involved itself in world affairs and began the rise to the economic and military power that america is today. Following world war ii (1939-45), the democratic united states and the communist soviet union became engaged in a series of largely political and economic clashes known as the cold warthe intense.
World war i was the first war that involved nations (28 to be exact) from around the world, and is commonly called the great war or the war to end all wars check out the historical facts on world. Need a page summary but i already have half of a page all of the websites have this rediculously long explanation of it and everything that happened all i need is some major powers/leaders, key battles, stuff like that. The world war ii battle of guadalcanal was the first major offensive and a decisive victory for the allies in the pacific theater.