There are many similarities between World War One and World War Two, however the nature of warfare dramatically shifted during World War Two. The scale and spread of war had significantly increased as well as the importance of technology, while plane, tanks and military technology had still been used during world war one its proper potential had not been realized till the Second World War. The rise in technology also contributed allowed powerful tactics of rapid and devastating mobility. The rise of new strategies, tactics and technology had lead to an unbelievable number of deaths in which a majority were civilians. Blitzkrieg was a very successful tactic for Germany which initially brought them success.
The 1918 election subsequently became known as the coupon election in reference to the signed letter of endorsement that selected coalition candidates received from Lloyd George and the conservative leader Andrew Bonar Law. The war time coalition government was overwhelmingly successful and people believed they could carry on this success into peacetime. Promises such as punishing the Germans by paying for the war and 'homes for heroes' was promised and were seen as achievable likewise so was the belief that the coalition government could return the country to normality. 700,000 houses were built out of 200,000. It was a start.
All these tensions in Europe between very powerful nations led up to WW1. Even though the Build up of alliances and arms was a tremendous factor in the start of ww1 creating a state of total war. The most important underlying cause of WW1 was imperialism. The Triple Entente had the largest amount of colonies, which meant more military support and a larger budget to spend on their military forces
This would be his military successes. Between the years 1939 and 1941, Hitler enjoyed many battle victories. From his invasion of Poland in 1939, to the occupation of France in 1940 they were all looked upon as major successes for Hitler. He must have felt unstoppable, but he should of known with infinite successes come enormous failures. He was also successful in brainwashing the German children by rewriting German textbooks.
As outlined in source 5, there was belief that the war "increased the sense of shared experience", changing the views of the public before electioneering even started, leading to the belief in a foregone conclusion. However, some of the aspects of the electioneering campaign explored in both sources 4 and 6 express the idea that the election itself was the main reason for the outcome of the 1945 election, due to "Churchill's Gestapo outburst", the "quality" of the Labour candidates and a number of other mentioned reasons, leading to the conclusion that the election of 1945 was not a foregone conclusion. The wartime effort of a coalition government showed the success of Great Britain working in unison. Winston Churchill was able to lead this parliament effectively and successfully, only increasing the public's opinion of Churchill as a wartime leader. However, even throughout the war itself, Britain was shown to have an increasing shift towards the idea of socialism, in which the government helped to unite and support the nation through close, continued support of companies and individuals alike.
A major blow dealt to the Axis powers was the immense power of the Allied Air Force. When most often people think of the Air Force during World War 2, the Pacific Theater comes to mind. However, air planes had a major effect in Europe as well. Many aerial battles, surveillance, and bombings missions greatly contributed in winning on the European battle front. (Naval Aviation News 93.2) Another important reason the Allies were victorious in World War 2, was the Red Ball Express.
In 1914 when war broke out in Europe, President Wilson declared America’s “Neutral policy”. Which was widely supported by the American people; however, when America joined the war in 1916, both the economy and society experienced benefits as well as drawbacks. The American economy was in a strong state before the war broke out. Due to its neutrality, the USA continued trade with Europe despite the war. In 1913 the value of American trade was about $2 billion, but by 1916 it had risen to $6 billion.
The German people are most fascinating. In the 20th Century, in my opinion, they were the people who had made the most impact in the world today. They developed the most innovative technology during their wars with the world, and also were most receptive to the many periods of change that swept over the rapidly changing country. They managed to fight World War 1 and nearly defeated the Western Allies before the entry of the United States of America. After being stripped of the right to build artillery guns according to the Treaty of Versailles, they began to develop missiles, like the V1 and V2, so as to replace the need for long-range combat support.
The Revolutionary War was one of the most important events in history for America and Britain. The war, in a way, helped America become its own nation and declare independence from Britain. At the time of the Revolutionary War, the English were in control of the Americans. Both sides had crucial advantages over each other that decided the outcome of the war. Let’s start with colonists; one of the biggest advantages they had over Britain was they had a major cause for wanting to fight.
The Monarchy of Austria also established a hybrid national state. While the Russia aimed to achieve a national state with the approach to eliminate all slavery and other reforms. British had its glory day when their nationalism was high and pride. All in all, nationalism was a great success in Europe and the United States. The emotions of the American Revolution affected the state rather than to nation.