World War II was fought on a much more massive scale than the First World War. From Africa to the islands of the Pacific, Europe to the Soviet Union, every inch of land was fought over with bravery, blood, and sweat.
By never defeating Great Britain and by opening a second front against the Soviets, Adolf Hitler overextended his German forces and by the time Allied troops were in France in 1944, the writing was on the wall.
The war saw chaos to an extent never before seen in history, from the mistreatment of the Jewish, to the harshness of battle, to the dropping of the first atomic bombs. Fortunately, the war lasted only from 1939-1945 and the world was able to recover in the decades following the war, leading to a lengthy economic boom period.
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