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The accepted view is that the war began in earnest on [[1939-09-01]] with the raid of [[Directory:Poland|Poland]] by [[Nazi]] [[Directory:Germany|Germany]], and concluded on [[1945-09-02]] with the official surrender of the last [[Axis Powers|Axis]] force, [[Directory:Japan|Japan]]. However, in Europe, the war had concluded earlier with the unconditional surrender of Germany on [[1945-05-08]].
 
The accepted view is that the war began in earnest on [[1939-09-01]] with the raid of [[Directory:Poland|Poland]] by [[Nazi]] [[Directory:Germany|Germany]], and concluded on [[1945-09-02]] with the official surrender of the last [[Axis Powers|Axis]] force, [[Directory:Japan|Japan]]. However, in Europe, the war had concluded earlier with the unconditional surrender of Germany on [[1945-05-08]].
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==Journalistic coverage==
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One interesting study documents how the strategic bombing of Germany was [[Directory:American Journals and the Strategic Bombing of Germany|documented in popular American journals]].

Revision as of 17:15, 10 September 2010

World War Two, also known as World War II or the Second World War, was a war fought from 1939 to 1945 in Europe and, during much of the 1930s and 1940s, in Asia.

The accepted view is that the war began in earnest on 1939-09-01 with the raid of Poland by Nazi Germany, and concluded on 1945-09-02 with the official surrender of the last Axis force, Japan. However, in Europe, the war had concluded earlier with the unconditional surrender of Germany on 1945-05-08.

Journalistic coverage

One interesting study documents how the strategic bombing of Germany was documented in popular American journals.