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date: 01 October 2022

World War II 

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military
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(1939–1945) The Second World War was a truly global conflict which pitted the forces of democracy and liberalism against the forces of fascism and nationalistic militarism. On one side stood the Western democracies, led by Britain, France, and the United States, together with two regimes themselves essentially totalitarian in nature, the Soviet Union and the Republic of China. On the other side crouched ... ...

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