75 years ago, the Second World War began, with Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland, becoming the most destructive war in human history!
It led to the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the Western world.
It led to the decline and fall of the British and French Empires.
It led to America becoming the most powerful nation in the world.
It led to the creation of nuclear weapons that would threaten the entire globe.
It led to the Holocaust, which killed nearly 13 million people, including almost 6 million Jews.
It is the most transforming event of the 20th century, but an outgrowth of the First World War.
Study of the Second World War abounds, and it is a constantly fascinating, as well as highly disturbing, subject, and always will be!