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World War II summary: Summary of World War II: The Second World War was arguably the most significant period of the 20th century. Unconditional submarine warfare soon created a diplomatic crisis in German–American relations. The "Great Patriotic War" (Russian: Великая Отечественная Война, Velikaya Otechestvennaya Voyna) had begun with surprise attacks by German panzer armies, which encircled and destroyed much of the Soviet's western military, capturing or killing hundreds of thousands of men.

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Publisher: Helion and Company (December 23, 2008)

ISBN: 1907677089

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