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February 28,2011 World War II Europe and Asia second bloodiest war 50 to 60 million people died(low end) 20 million Russian died, 10-20 million chinese died, 1 in every 6 people in Poland died, 400 thousand Americans died can't fathom massive scale of death in Europe and Asia Crucial period finally ended Great Depression task of fighting global war; increased government involvement impact decision following war America consider self as major leader 1936: Global politics: war-to-war nasty-WWI: essentially 4 years of static trench warfares who can last longest? -Germany surrender, victory unsatisfying completely unable to pay war debt-> broke Foreign investment so Germany recover no one wants to come invest in Germany because of war debt Treaty of Versaille: Germany can't have military so young Austria painter, Adolf Hitler Germany humiliated and would have won if wasnt for weak government; Germany lost because of Jews Hitler and friends found National Socialist Party (1928) NAZI right winged and fascist fascism: idea that citizens must have unquestionable loyalty to fatherland
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