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World War 2, 1939-1945 (1941US)World war two transformed the United States militarily, economically, and socially, turning it I tothe world’s biggest superpower.Adolf Hitler, chancellor of Germany 1933-1945-was given power democratically-own Nazi flag-restore ‘Germany’ into greatness was against Jews-followed Mussolini- In 1936 Hitler takes over areas that he was prohibited from having troops and then in -1937 and 1938 he is annexing land and becoming way bigger than what it is supposed to beNational socialistWorld War 2-World War starts in 1939 when Germany invades Poland because it becomes clear Germany is trying to take over Europe-WW2 so much bigger war than WW1-former alliance between Germany and Italy)-USA Have strong economic ties in Europe which is why they get dragged in into WW2Benito Mussolini, fascist leader of Italy, 1922-1943-ceased power with military gov.-wanted to unite Italians to expand and be more powerful -takeover over countries leads to World war-fascist leader of Italy, 1922-1943World War 2 (1939-1945)-Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary/Romania/Bulgaria-Allied Powers: Great Britain, France, USA (1941), USSR (after1941), china/Poland/& many others-USSR don’t join war instantly because they had a pact with Germany, but Germany

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