Second World War 1
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Second World War Part I

Second World War, global war, based on National Socialist Germany, in the years 1939–45. Prehistory The political order of Europe and East Asia created after the First World War, which was based on the economic and power-political preponderance of the victorious powers Great Britain, France and the USA as well as the extensive isolation of […]

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Second World War Part III

The Second World War was a global war, starting with National Socialist Germany in the years 1939–45. The Second World War (1939–45) came about through Adolf Hitler’s criminal expansion policy, which was aimed at eliminating the “dictate of Versailles” and gaining “living space in the east”. Germany’s allies were Italy and Japan (»axis« Berlin – […]

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The Second World War in Europe and North Africa Part II

In response to the events in North Africa, Hitler ordered the construction of a German-Italian bridgehead in Tunisia (from November 9, 1942), the invasion of the previously unoccupied southern France (from November 11), and the occupation of the initially unoccupied port of Toulon (November 27th) – the majority of the French warships sank themselves in […]

The Second World War in Europe and North Africa 1
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The Second World War in Europe and North Africa Part I

Strategic plans of the anti-Hitler coalition: After the USA entered the war, the United States and Great Britain joined forces in close strategic planning and warfare. At Churchill’s first stay in Washington, D. C. (December 22, 1941 to January 14, 1942), the body of the “Combined Chiefs of Staff” was created, a joint body of […]

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Conflicts between Sudan and South Sudan Part 3

The UN Security Council sent a peacekeeping force, Unmiss, to southern Sudan to monitor compliance with the peace agreement. The CPA was followed by some political softening, and al-Bashir’s party NCP co-ruled with Garang’s SPLM. In July 2005, Garang became Vice President under al-Bashir and President of Autonomous South Sudan, but only a few weeks later he […]

Conflicts between Sudan and South Sudan 2
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Conflicts between Sudan and South Sudan Part 2

Sudan now became one of the world’s toughest dictatorships. Opposition politicians were imprisoned or deported. Sharia also came to apply to non-Muslims. The Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden was invited to Sudan and had his own training camps there from 1991-1996. Hassan al-Turabi was competing against al-Bashir, but in 2000 the president decided the power struggle by excluding […]

Conflicts between Sudan and South Sudan 1
Africa

Conflicts between Sudan and South Sudan Part 1

Africa’s longest war, between northern and southern Sudan, lasted from 1955 to 2005 (with a shaky pause of eleven years) and claimed the lives of up to two million people. In 2011, the country was divided into Sudan and South Sudan after the South Sudanese voted to form an independent state. However, several disputes remain to be […]