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All action, all star sequel to the popular black comedy 'The Great war' (later retconned to 'World War one'). Hailed as a masterpeice by critics for it's combination of epic action, gritty realism, dark comedy, international espionage and feel good ending, although some have critised the overt nationalism and stereotypical lead villian (Adolf Hitler).It also provided a springboard for new international stars such as the U.S.A, the U.S.S.R as well as providing a fitting coda for some ageing stars such as the British and French Empires.


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 'Their Finest Hour'.
The Nazis surprise assuallt on Russia and Japans equally surprising decleration of war on the U.S kicks the action into an even higher gear with the Attack on Pearl Harbour and The Seige of Stalingrad being two spectactular high points.

This sets the stage for the explosive third act which pulls out all the stops for an unforgettable finale in which the allies mount a comperhensive assault on nazi controlled Europe, the D-Day landings being the stand out scene, and the final defeat of the nazis. After this the story carries on for a few months after this with allies war on the Japanese providing a suitably explosive, although moral ambigous, ending which uses cutting edge technology to portray the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

The final coda to the story sets up the inevitable sequel 'The Cold War', a espionage thriller starring the U.S.A and Russia (now renamed The U.S.S.R), plus the many lower budget spin offs including 'The Arab-Israeli Conflict', 'The Korean War', 'The Afghanistan War' and it's sequel 'Iraq/Afghanistan'.
It's been sixty years since World War 2 was released, do you think they'll ever get round to making a sequel?
by ElBastardo June 20, 2009
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A war which America, Britain, and Russia kicked some serious ass in.
America, Britain, and Russia are badass and awesome.

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The war where the europian allied powers did most of the frontwork. But United States cleaned it all up when they invaded Omaha and then nuked Japan. All the Soviet Union did was have shitty weather.
World War 1 but like 10x better and yet worser, Also World War 2 makes the best movies.
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It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million military personnel mobilised. In a state of "total war," the major participants placed their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities at the service of the war effort, erasing the distinction between civilian and military resources. Marked by significant action against civilians, including the Holocaust , it was the deadliest conflict in history.
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.
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
-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.
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Started by Germany and Japan, finished by Russia and America (we helped as well), some very nasty stuff went on as well on ALL sides, I dont have time to go into it, its best left in the past though.
Hitler 1945: FFS, whats all these explosions?

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.
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The Second World War in a nutshell.

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).

Main Players.
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 invasion plans were hated by the RAF in the Battle Of Britain). Notable for the complete destruction of Dresden due to fire bombing. They could have remained out of the first world war however unlike the Americans they invaded Germany without being provoked

America - lying cowards. The Americans arrived late, After the tide had turned. However to cover this up they now spend time publishing media that denies all reference to this. For instance spot the English in C.OD. or that film U-571, shows how brave American sailors captured a German Submarine and with it an enigma machine that allowed the war to be won by decoding all German transitions, that film doesn't mention that actually it was British sailors in the royal navy working from Portsmouth, UK that made this capture. Another fact is that of the D-Day landings 2 in 3 soldiers were British. I could go on all day.

French - not a major player but deserve a mention. the French soldiers were not to blame for the actions of their leaders. In fact many joined up with the British in disgust. However the French leaders were pussies, they gave up at the first hurdle, unlike the British and Russians who swore that they would fight until the last man. It is because of the French surrender English forces were cut of and had to retreat from Dunkirk.
The British were so determined that the French navy wouldn't be seized by the Germans that they lured it out into open water and destroyed it at the cost of 1300 French lives! It was this bloody act that helped convince America that "Britain had the stomach to see the war through".

Hope that has cleared things up.
Don't believe a thing that Americans say about the war because it is all a lie.
eg "we saved the world in world war 2"
no you damn well did not.
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A war happened in 1943-1945

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.
Tom and Jerry was about to fight when Tom said, "Jerry, where do you get your lunch meal from?" "From your Uncle Sam!" and launch a flying balloon at Tommy head, provoking Tom to cried and call uncle sam to help. Uncle Sam told Tom to play nice or he will come back and woopaaasssz Tom behind, later at dinner time, Tom and Jerry being neighbor come out and play. Tom beats Jerry in marble and took all of it. Jerry was about to left when his other neighbor Stalin from a difference town school came out and was challenge by Tom to conquer his marble. Uncle Sam came out with a lot more marble. Uncle Sam side Jerry and help Stalin to play against Tom who now seem be losing his marble. Soon Tom had no marble left and Tom cried. That end the world war 2.
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