• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

After the war was over, the Allies came out on top of the Axis, for a lot of different reasons

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Kris Hovis Mrs. Kase 20th Century Allies Win World War 2 After the war was over, the Allies came out on top of the Axis, for a lot of different reasons. Hitler made mistakes of not maintaining his primary objectives that he originally was after. His main objects were Leningrad, Moscow, and north of the Caucasus petroleum fields. The Soviet troops still had control over they key positions. Germans made the mistake of taking citizens of Russia to be of no harm and in fact the citizens were going against German forces when they got the chance. Citizens were being smart knowing that the Germans took them as no threat and started attacking supply lines whenever they could. ...read more.

Middle

The Germans had machinery that was out aged and over worked. The weapons were a key aspect of who would win the war. Just like any other war, whoever had the best weapons would defeat the other side. When the machinery and weapons out numbered the Germans, it was easy to see who would win this war. The worst thing that could have happened for the Germans was the United States and British forces joining the Soviet forces to create one huge domination. The United States alone was a dominating threat, once it got involved in the war; it took charge and defeated Morocco and Algeria and pushed east. ...read more.

Conclusion

It was this attack, which made the United States make a huge decision. Drop the first atomic bomb on Japan. After the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, the Japanese surrendered. The Allies beat the Axis because of one important thing that sticks out in my head, numbers. The Allies outnumbered the Axis in their troops. The United States and the British troops joining forces with the Allies also was a huge factor. Another thing was the weapons and the machinery that the Allies had compared to the Axis. By the Japanese attacking Pearl Harbor, it pushed the United States to be the leading factor through out the war. Hitler played a huge role in making poor decisions for the Germans and possibly lost the war for the Axis. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level International History, 1945-1991 section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level International History, 1945-1991 essays

  1. While surfing the channels on TV you might hear a lot of news about ...

    And that is when their activities turned against the United States. If you recall, in 1993 they tried to blow up the World Trade Center. Got part of the way, but not the whole way and that was only part of it.

  2. "The War" It all started with computers. At first it was simple calculations. Then ...

    Unlike most programs this core had the ability to change its source code so that it could learn from its mistakes. The source code is the set of instructions, which a program needs to function properly. It cannot be changed once a program is made and it is usually encrypted to prevent other people from modifying it.

  1. History of the United States

    19, 1781. The fighting, effectively, was over. In September 1783 the Treaty of Paris secured American independence on generous terms. The new nation was given an immense domain that ran westward to the Mississippi River (except for Britain's Canadian colonies and East and West Florida, which reverted to Spanish rule).

  2. Analyse and Discuss the Reasons Behind the Breakdown in the Relationship Between the United States a

    The desire for both systems to co-exist did not preclude the enlistment of the French and Italian trades unions in an effort to derail the Marshall Plan. The strikes failed in large measure due to the arrival of American food aid in Western Europe.

  1. The Prelude to the 1975 War and the Cairo Agreement.

    breathing space offered by the American naval build-up immediately after the bombing of the U.S. marine compound. The U.S. however rebuffed Gemayel's attempt to revise the 17 May pact, and after some hesitation the U.S. backed Israel's insistence on ratification of the original documents.

  2. Armed forces.

    for a far quicker and more comfortable journey. Of course, the expansion of the railways didn't just rest on the invention of the steam train. Iron was needed for the rails and its mass production helped to reduce the costs to the railway industry. In addition, iron girders and glass were used to construct magnificent looking railway stations.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work