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Facts About World War 2 (Part 2)

Here are some of the most interesting World War 2 Facts that you should know. These are some of the essential characteristics that characterize or define that era, which brought significant changes to the course of history.

Deaths, battles, facts, and more on World War 2. Non-biased facts will expand your knowledge about the most significant human tragedy of the 20th century.

World War 2 Part 2 Fun Facts

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A war on Germany was declared by Britain and France when, at the start of the Second World War, Germany invaded Poland. At that time Germany was led by Adolf Hitler,
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The bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japanese forces prompted Franklin D. Roosevelt, the President of the United States to enter the Second World War.
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Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Atlantic Charter on 14 August 1941. It was a joint statement setting the aims after the Second World War.
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The Battle of the Atlantic lasted from 1939 to the end of the Second World War and was the longest battle fought during this period. It ended with the surrender of the German forces.
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On August 6, 1945, the plane Enola Gay, a B-29 Superfortress bomber, dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
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A third atom bomb was supposedly planned by America to be dropped on the city of Tokyo had Japan not surrendered in the aftermath of the bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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The Battle of Normandy was fought between Germany and the Allied forces during the Second World War. It was codenamed Operation Overlord.
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On 19 October 1956, a peace treaty in the form of a joint declaration was signed by the Soviet Union and Japan which was a first between them after the end of the Second World War
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Navajo, which is an American native language, was used by the US Marines as a code language to transmit messages through the Pacific during World War II.
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The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb called the Fat Man on 9 August 1945, devastating the city of Nagasaki in Japan.

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