The Results of World War II

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World War 2 was without a doubt one of the biggest wars the

world has ever seen. But many people say that World War 2 had a clear

purpose: "The smashing of Nazism and Fascism" and the results of

their resistance. The war lasted six years, started with the German

invasion of Poland and ended with Americans dropping the two bombs

one in Hiroshima and one in Nagasaki.

The consequences of the World War 2 were many in term of

material and human loss. First of all this war had as a major

consequence the death of millions of people. Adolf Hitler, the leader of

Germany had been blamed for the death of millions of people and also

for his heat against Jewish people. Hitler has been characterized as the

bigger murder that the world had ever seen in the last century. The

Holocaust has been written in global history.

During the World War 2

Germany developed concentration camps based on race. The Nazis with

the idea of a "final solution for the Jewish Problem" decided to kill all

Jewish people through mass exterminations, putting them in

underground chambers which were like showers and gassed them. After

their death the bodies were taken to crematoria above of these

chambers to be burned. With these chambers Germans and basically

Nazis had the ability to kill over 7000 people per day. The six major

extermination camps in Poland under Nazi rule were Sobibor,

Treblinka, Auschwitz, Chelmno, Belzec and Majdanek. It is to be found

that around 5-6 million Jewish included with homosexuals and Gypsies

were killed. I should also mention the 1.5 million children killed

between the years of 1933-1945 with euthanasia program.

On the other hand we have the material losses. Millions of people

had lost their money their...