World War II « Association of 3d Armored Division Veterans

It helped guide us through the Great Depression, World War II and the post-war recession.

Germany's post-World War II government ..

Then in the post World War-l period the country entered the Jazz Age and Charlestoned its way through the Roaring Twenties until it was dashed back to reality by the market crash of 1929.

After WWII: Part of the big 3 powers that decided the fate of post-war Europe.

The "Domino Theory" during the post-World War II era …


After WWII: In post-war Greece, two competing factions engage in the struggle for control of Greece, initiating the Greek Civil War between the pro-communist and pro-democracy movements.

Everyone knows how many Jews died, but in truth, Jewish deaths were just a fraction of the overall deaths from this horrific war.


After WWII: At the conclusion of the war, communism gains in popularity, as Italy's experience with democracy/capitalism in post-WWI years was unpleasant.

WWII Affiliation: Began war neutral, but in cooperation with Nazi Germany with an agreement to divide Eastern Europe between themselves.


World War II through the Faubus Era, 1941 through 1967

And it showed, literally and figuratively, some of the nagging weaknesses as well as overwhelming strengths of the American war effort for the war that, for the US, was still eight months away.

World War II: The Postwar World - ThoughtCo

When the tank was invented in the last few years of World War I, it was a revolutionary bit of technology, dropped into the most conservative institutions on earth – the world’s various militaries, most of which had absorbed a century’s worth of technological change since 1815 but which in terms of organization and tactical doctrine were not that much different in 1914, or even 1918, than they’d been at Waterloo in 1815. Every army, in 1920 as in 1815, had three branches; Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery. Thus it had always been. And most of the world’s armies, being conservative, tried to fit the new technology of the tank into the old idiom of the three-branch Army.

Planning for the post-World War II world began before the United ..

Like most theories, it remained an intellectual exercise – until the ten-month stretch in 1939-1940 between the invasion of Poland and the fall of France. Militaries around the world realized the World-War-I-era calculus was out of date.

Out of the Ashes A New Look at Germany's Postwar Reconstruction

And so the vehicle that would serve as the standard tank for the US Army and Marine Corps – and the British, Canadian, Free French, Free Polish, Indian, Nationalist Chinese and part of the Soviet armies – throughout World War 2 and into the Korean Conflict, entered the American lexicon.

and the radicalism of the early postwar era ..

During the Khabarovsk War Crime Trials, the accused, such as Major General Kiyashi Kawashima, testified that, in 1941, some 40 members of Unit 731 air-dropped plague-contaminated fleas on Changde.