World War 2 Archive

The First World War, also known as the Great War saw the use of some of the deadliest weapons known to humankind during that period of time. Europeans entered the war expecting cavalry charges and infantry carrying bayonets like older times, but reality was far different when the continent woke up to face U boats, machine guns, lethal chemicals and some of the most advanced artillery. Each side would come up with stronger and more advanced response of the existing weapons from century old barbed wires to aircrafts. It is believed that both warring sides had evaluated some 3000 chemicals to be used and about 50 of them were used in the battlefield. While many new developments were carried out, artillery remained one of the [&hellip

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Second World War is considered as the most widespread and most terrifying war in the history of mankind. There were more 100 million people from over 30 countries involved directly or indirectly. There were more than 60 million casualties. One of the major reasons for such mass destruction was the deadliest weapons used in the Second World War as it had more advanced and deadly armaments. During World War 2, the high focus was placed on innovation, technology, communication and medicine to gain upper hand in the war. While Allies achieved victory in this most destructive activity in the history, the war ended with the collapse of Nazis and the fall of Japanese and Italian Empires. Hundreds of massive weapons were manufactured by the United [&hellip

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The Second World War lasting from 1939 to 1945 was one of the deadliest events in the history of humankind. The war that devoured over 60 million lives across the globe, saw may battles that were lost and won by the two warring sides. Some lasted for minutes while others went on for months and even years. Here are the 10 major battles fought during the Second World War.  10. Battle of Kursk, July to August 1943 The Battle of Kursk was fought during the Second World War from July to August 1943. It was a series of offensives between the German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk, 450 kilometers South West of Moscow. Operation Citadel was the German codename for the offensive. [&hellip

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