The D-Day Beach Landings

Posted in World War II The D-Day Landings by Thomas Walker

It had been four years since British forces retreated from the beaches of Dunkirk. But by the summer of 1944 they were ready to go back. Not to Dunkirk, but to Normandy. And not alone, but with their American and Canadian allies... Read more...

The Battle of Britain: An Overview

Posted in World War II The Battle of Britain by Thomas Walker

Winston Churchill’s address to the House of Commons had made it abundantly clear to the British public that there would be no negotiation or agreement with Germany. Virtue would now have to triumph over evil. And it would have to do so alone... Read more...

What Started World War 2: Timeline

Posted in World War II World War 2 Timeline by Thomas Walker

The cause of World War Two is often attributed solely to the invasion of Poland by Germany, which resulted in the deceleration of war by France and Britain. In this timeline the events leading up to this invasion are explored between the dates of 1933 and 1939 in order to better understand the motivations behind it... Read more...

What Started World War Two

Posted in World War II Causes of World War 2 by Thomas Walker

There are many causes of World War 2, the roots of which can be traced back to the 1920s. In fact, the seeds of discontent were sown in the settling dust on the Western Front. Indeed, when World War One finally came to an end after four years of bloody battle, it presented as many problems as it answered. The European economy was in tatters, while socially and politically speaking, unrest soon gave way to resentment… Read more...

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