World War II was a collection of many regional conflicts that all interacted with other, strategically and politically. The European War, The Pacific War, The Second Sino-Japanese War, The Desert war and the Atlantic War made up the World War 2.
The Allies of the WW2 were United Kingdom and the United States. U.K was led by Prime Minister Winston Churchill while the U.S. was led by President Franklin Roosevelt. The Axis were Japan, which was led by Prime Minister Hideki Tojo, and Germany, which was led by Fuhrer or leader Adolf Hitler.
Who Participated? Allies and Axis
Conflicts started with Japan. Japan was expanding very rapidly. When Japan expanded far enough they started having confrontations with Russa. They had a full-fledged war against China. Japan started to set up bases to acquire raw materials, especially oil. This was made known to the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and The United States.
Why was it fought?
World war 2 began Sept. 1, 1939, when Germany and Russia invaded Poland. It ended on Apr. 1952 after guns were silent for seven years.
When was it fought?
Where was it fought?
Most of the conflict was fought in East Asia, Europe, and islands on the Pacific ocean.Countries such as Poland, China, Russia, and Germany saw their territories endure terribly.
What were the legacies?
The post of World war 2 in this period saw the decline of colonial powers, especially the United Kingdom, which set the way for the united states to rise as the new supreme power. The Japanese government continued to face disapproval for its handling of the atrocities committed by the wartime regime, and while Nazi hunters continued to track down war criminals who were never brought.