The Best War Ever: America and World War II Setting & Symbolism

Michael C.C. Adams
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Pearl Harbor

America initially stayed out of World War II which officially began in 1939 when Germany attacked Poland. However, the US enthusiastically entered the war when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941.

Germany

Germany was irked that they were termed the losers of World War I. They had a chance to prove their power to the world when in 1939, the Germans began World War II by attacking Poland.

Japan

Japan was one of the Axis powers and an ally of Germany. When they attacked Pearl Harbor, the Americans engaged them in a vicious battle on the Pacific front of the war.

The Third Reich

The Third Reich is how Hitler referred to the German nation while he and his Nazi party led the nation. He bragged that the Third Reich would endure for 1,000 years. He was only about 988 years off in his estimation.

England

England was one...

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