Why Did The War Break Out In Europe In 1939?

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The Second World War is a global war that started in 1939 and ended in 1945. It was one of the most ghastly, disastrous and consequential war in history. Many of the world’s nations took part in it and formed two opposing military alliances – The Allies, and The Axis. Therefore, the war was given the name “World War”, indicating the state of “total war”. With the death count in the form of millions, this deadly conflict has taken away the lives of many innocent people. The horrors of the world war are still firmly imprinted in the minds and the souls of the people who have experienced it and somehow managed to survive. The consequence of the widespread war still affects us until this very day as its echoes are still heard in the modern society. For example, women have strived for more independence, the United Nations are developed and the countries land barriers have changed prior to the World War. So the question is: What caused the World War Two?

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There are numerous causes and sequences of events that led to the outbreak of war. The first is the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1920. The terms of the Treaty of Versailles were deemed “unfair” and “harsh” by the Germans as they claimed that it was set out to destroy Germany. The treaty was called a ‘diktat’ as Germans were not allowed to discuss the terms and were just told to sign it. The German pride was hurt as the large German army was reduced to a puny 100,000 men, conscription was banned as all men had to ...

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