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Early 1940s: The United States enters World War II after a Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

1991: The United States leads the Gulf War against Iraq after Saddam Hussein occupies the neighboring country of Kuwait.

Today: The United States leads a massive international war on terrorism following attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., in 2001.

Early 1940s: United States military forces experience harsh resistance from Axis forces in both European and Pacific arenas. However, with the help of other Allied forces, they begin to turn the tide of the war.

1991: United States military forces, under the command of President George Bush, experience little resistance from Iraqi forces. However, Saddam Hussein launches attacks against neighboring nations such as Israel, incurring the wrath of other nations in the Middle East.

Today: When United States President George W. Bush announces his intentions to attack Iraq, claiming that the...

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