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France Slowly rebuilds but loses any remaining claim to "superpower" Great Britain Complete destruction. London in ruins. Roads, cities, factories destroyed. Churchill's health fading, loses election Retain influence and power on world Soviet Union enormous economic and military strength, but much devastation and a lack of trust for its "friends" paranoid.... United States War actually got us out of the reat G
Depression. Economy is ack on track. No real damage
to US territory besides Pearl Harbor.
Emerge as a World Superpower!!!! Human Cost: Origins of the Cold War May 20, 2013 The Aftermath of WW II
US and Soviet Union emerge as superpowers US More than 20 SU
million casualties 1/2 civilian 405,000 casualties all military enormous economic Postwar Goals: and military strength economic growth; spread democracy & free trade resentment and suspicion toward the other Postwar Goals: rebuild nation; sel...
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- Fall '12
- Cold War