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Aftermath of world war 2 summary

In the United States, Mr. Trump assuming office, Britain leaving Europe, and nationalists on the march, Mr. They were struggling to look after their own peoples and deal with reincorporating their military into civilian society. Within two years of second world war's end, the cold war was an established fact. Its most immediate legacies were death, devastation, and misery. Today, particularly in the countries that were on the winning side, there is a reluctance to disturb our generally positive memories of the war by facing such issues. In Britain, Winston Churchill was beaten in the post-war election by his loyal and unassuming deputy in the wartime coalition, Clement Attlee. In response, in , U. Nor did their peoples want to pay the price of empire, whether in money or blood. Trump on economic policy, has departed.

Germany and former Nazi satellites made reparations to the Soviet Union. What could one say at the end of a life which had brought her such complete despair?

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French women who had had romantic liaisons with German soldiers were publicly humiliated and had their heads shaved. Women who had fraternised with German soldiers had their heads shaved or worse. The terrifying new power of atomic weapons was to lead to a standoff suitably known as Mad — Mutually Assured Destruction. What were some challenges facing Germans who had been defeated? At the end of the war, millions of people were dead and millions more homeless, the European economy had collapsed, and much of the European industrial infrastructure had been destroyed. These changes seemed to be the will of the people. Although there were suggestions for an international conference to tackle the issue, in August the U. By , equipment had been removed from manufacturing plants , and steel production capacity had been reduced by 6.

Byequipment had been removed from manufacturing plantsand steel production capacity had been reduced by 6. The Soviet Uniontoo, had been heavily affected.

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In springthe Labour Party withdrew from the wartime coalition government, in an effort to oust Winston Churchillforcing a general election. Among the western powers, the United States, by very much the dominant partner in the alliance, took the lead.

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The trials, inconclusive though they were, formed part of a larger attempt to root out the militaristic and chauvinistic attitudes that had helped to produce the war, and to build a new world order that would prevent such a catastrophe from ever happening again.

The second world war, especially in the light of what came after, seems to be the last morally unambiguous war.

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Great cities such as Warsaw, Kiev, Tokyo and Berlin were piles of rubble and ash. Even as China has violated trade rules, subsidizing state-owned companies and stealing innovations from foreign investors, commerce across the Pacific has lifted the American economy. The resulting poverty and frequent wars power the migrant flows to Europe. Soviet pressure on its neighbours, from Norway in the north to Turkey and Iran in the south, along with Soviet spy rings and Soviet-inspired sabotage in western countries, further deepened western concerns. CreditAl Drago for The New York Times Within a White House roiled by tumult, recent weeks have demonstrated that the nationalists have seized the upper hand from their few globalist peers. In the 4th arrondissement of Paris, on April 19, , hundreds of people demonstrated in protest when a returning Jewish deportee tried to claim his occupied apartment. In China, people turned increasingly from the corrupt and incompetent nationalists to the communists.

If class divisions in Europe and Asia did not disappear, the moral authority and prestige of the ruling classes had been severely undermined by their failure to prevent the war or the crimes that they had condoned before and during it.

Trump on economic policy, has departed. Now, inanother new word appeared, the DP, or "displaced person".

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It is to complement it with government policies that allow people to share in the benefits.

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Aftermath of World War II