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Before the War
Why did the Second
World War start?
When did World
War 2 begin?
When did World
War 2 end?
In 1933 the German people voted for a leader
named Adolf Hitler. Germany had been defeated in
World War l (1914-1918) and Hitler promised to
make his country great again.
When did World War Two
World War Two in Europe began on 3rd
September 1939, when the Prime Minister
of Britain, Neville Chamberlain, declared
war on Germany. It involved many of the
world's countries.
Why did the Second World War
Germany took over Austria and
Sudetenland (a region in Czechoslovakia)
before the war and was soon threatening
the rest of Europe too. The Second
World War was started by Germany in
an unprovoked attack on Poland. Britain
and France declared war on Germany
after Hitler had refused to abort his
invasion of Poland.
When did World War Two end?
The War ended in the 14 August
1945. It is estimated that 50
million people lost their lives
during World War 2.