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Though the United States, allied with the Great Britain, was almost ousted in the Pacific by the Japanese troops, the American patriotic spirit ended the chaos of the East. What led this nation to victory and to stop the conflict among other nations, which finally ended World War II?
Marine Corpsthe civilians and even empowering women to help achieve the triumph that took them six years to commit. It erased the division of the US army and the civilians with only one common goal — to end the war.
With the US Marine Corps on continuous recruitment of strong and capable men for combat on land, at sea and in the air, they held the central role of winning the victory against the Imperial Japanese Army.
Several wars like the Iwo Jima and Okinawa, witnessed very fierce battles between the US Marines and the Japanese troops which the former gained victory.
They may have been panic-stricken at first when the war broke in the Pacific but they worked together to help the US Marines. After the fall of Pearl Harbor, the everyday life of the ordinary Americans strikingly changed.
Commodities such as foodgas and clothing were rationed. The civilians gathered some scrap metals, aluminum cans and rubbers to help with the armaments necessary to when the war. They tended vegetables among others to sustain the depleting rations of food to the citizens and the army.
Since men were in high demand to fight in the war, the majority of workers were women. They were empowered to indirectly participate during the war. They became nurses, electricians, welders and even riveters in defense plants.
During these years, women workers surged up to 40 per cent. As for the US Marine Corps that served as on the front-line during this period, they became the elite who emerged victorious and finally ending the chaos of World War II.
Lessons were learned from World War II — in a war, nations who participated in it did not win. Instead, it only brought trauma, losses in numerous forms, the division of nations and it further encouraged more conflict and misunderstanding.
In other words, it brought devastation to millions of lives.Within two years of second world war's end, the cold war was an established fact.
Both sides built military alliances and prepared for the new shooting war that many feared was bound to come. With war comes devastation, depression, deprivation and death.
World War II was uppermost in U.S. history with costs exceeding $ billion and more than , American servicemen killed in action. The families on the home front were profoundly affected.
An immediate political, psychological and economic shift took place following . At the end of World War II, huge swaths of Europe and Asia had been reduced to ruins.
Borders were redrawn and homecomings, expulsions, and burials were under way. Apr 17, · June found Susan Travers in Beirut, just another sandy, war-torn city in a long line that never seemed to end. On the Western Front, Britain was still shell-shocked by the devastation of the blitzkrieg.
Most recent additions. Tony Cartalucci - Just a Lousy Journalist? 28Dec03 - Sunday Times - Revealed: how MI6 sold the Iraq war 23Dec03 - Alf Mendes - Western Democracy Knobbled. 6/12/ • World War II In mid-August , the 33rd Infantry Division was transferred from Sixth to Eighth Army control in New Guinea.
Following the division’s introduction to combat, the Christmas present for its troops was a South Pacific cruise to Morotai, a small island in the Moluccas group nearly miles northwest of Sansapor, New Guinea.