The story starts in 1939 and continues 20 years after the previous installment finished with a powerful new Germany (dubbed 'The Nazis' in this instalment) allying itself with a few like minded countries and invading Poland.
Although the good guys ( Britian and France) attempt to halt the Reich France quickly succumbs to the bad guy, the march on Paris being the most chilling early sequence in the tale, leaving the British Empire to stand alone against the evil of the Nazis, which by now emcompasses virtually all of Europe. Although later overshadowed by the appearence of the newcomers, The U.S.A and Russia (who would both go on to become major stars in their own right) Britains war against Germany provides some great thrills including The Battle of Britain, U-Boats in the North Atlantic and The Blitzkreig, which have led many critics to call Britians portrayl of a plucky little country standing up for itself as a career best, or...
The war is generally accepted to have begun on 1 September 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and subsequent declarations of war on Germany by France and most of the countries of the British Empire and Commonwealth. China and Japan were already at war by this date, whereas other countries that were not initially involved joined the war later in response to events such as the German invasion of the Soviet Union and the Japanese attacks on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor and on British overseas colonies, which triggered declarations of war on Japan by the United States, the British Commonwealth.
The war ended with the total victory of the Allies over Germany and Japan in 1945. World War II left the political alignment and social structure of the world significantly changed.
A quick personal thanks to those allies (excluding the french - complete wankers) who stood by britain while she faced the full conflict , for if britain had given up, germany (and the axis) would have likely won the war.
-Winston Churchill during world war 2
America should have minded her own business and stayed out of the World War (world war 1). If you hadn't entered the war the Allies would have made peace with Germany in the Spring of 1917. Had we made peace then there would have been no collapse in Russia followed by Communism, no breakdown in Italy followed by Fascism, and Germany would not have signed the Versailles Treaty, which has enthroned Nazism in Germany. If America had stayed out of the war, all these 'isms' wouldn't today be sweeping the continent of Europe and breaking down parliamentary government — and if England had made peace early in 1917, it would have saved over one million British, French, American, and other lives.
-winston churchil , after world war 1.
Pre-world war two in 1939 active by germany and japan movement in acquiring territorial.
The coolest war of all time.
The most famous ww2 story is the D-DAY; airborne 101st normandie, The beach landing and the french resistance with beautiful SOE spies and SS doctrine. Hitler is the most famous person in WW2, 2nd place with 4 candidates is; romeld,patton,Churchill, tom hank, and easy company.
Goebbles: Thats the Russians Mein Fuhrer, I dont think theyre very happy with you.
Hitler: Oh fuck, I guessed that means weve lost World War 2 then?
Goebbles: fraid so.
The second world war (ww2) was the inevitable war that followed the first world war. Axis powers (Germany Japan and to a lesser extent Italy) were defeated by the Allies (Russia, who did most of the work, Britain and her empire, and to a lesser extent America).
Germany - the baddies. they invaded Poland and France starting the war in Europe. Lead by adolf hitler. There is too much to say so for further reading see nazi.
Japan - also baddies. Started the war in the east by attacking China. Also attacked America (more on that later), which drew it and Britain into war with Japan. (incidentally because of the time difference the UK declared war one hour before America). They are noted for their appalling war crimes against captured British forces in Burma and also being the first and only victims of atomic weapons used in anger.
Italy - a nuance to Germany (who had to continually help them) and a relief to the allies). They gave the UK and America an excuse to stay out of France, leaving Russia to continue to suffer heavily.
Russia - Goodies. Russia got a raw deal they did most of the hard work and held the eastern front despite appalling losses. Then they get no recognition.
Britain and her empire - Goodies. The British held their lines and were the only country in the war to repel a direct German invasion (the German ...