World War II is said to be the worst conflict in human history. About fifty to eighty million people died all together. There were concentration camps run by the Germans and there were essentially two wars raging. The two wars were the war in Europe and the war in the Pacific, which was Japan against the United States. World War II went on for six years and would destroy more land and property around the world and kill more people than any other war before.
Most estimates places the number of insurgents killed at around 1,200 to 1,500, with some estimations as high as over 2,000 killed. Coalition forces also captured approximately 1,500 insurgents during the operation. Multiple medals of heroism were rewarded, such as First Sergeant Bradley Kasal and Sergeant Rafael Peralta, who both received Navy Crosses for actions made during the battle. The city itself suffered immensely from the loss of residences, mosques, city services, and businesses. Once called the "City of Mosques," Fallujah had around 200 mosques, of which sixty were completely destroyed during the fighting.
Possibly the most significant event in the 1940s was the second world war, and its end. This war involved many countries and leaders, and claimed several lives in its 6 years of duration. Not only did it contain the rise of one of the most vengeful leaders, but it also caused the collapse of entire countries. Adolf Hitler was the beginning of WWII, as he tried to take over and rule the world. During those dreadful
As those giant towers collapsed, so did our sense of security and the “safest place on Earth” became a home of fear. That fear translated into thousands of United States’ citizens suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The death toll is still climbing today as New Yorkers and rescue workers from across the country battle cancer due to the environmental hazards suffered in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. Not only has the government been dramatically changed, but every American has been affected in some way from the events of
The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
First of all, how they died or got killed. Jews were hung, starved to death, put in gas chambers, killed by disease, burned alive and much more. Japanese were shot, hung, killed by disease and much more as well. Secondly, the number of Japanese-American deaths in the internment camps. The number was over 100,000 persons being killed at internment camps.
Over 1,700 people died and more than 50% of the people had family living further away from Lake Nyos who were left to grieve their terrible loss. Also, more than 3,500 livestock died which affected eating resources. This had an effect on companies who were buying those animals
This tactic was used by almost 200 german submarines and was devastating to allied shipping, one example of how devastating the tactic was that at its peak the wolfpack tactic destroyed over 700,000 tons of allied shipping in just one month (Rauch). There are many examples of the U-Boats and the wolfpack tactic executing these intertwined reasons for the US to enter both World Wars. During World War I one of the main examples of the utilization of the Wolfpack tactic that brought the US into World War I was the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. This ship was a british luxury liner that was had sailed over 200 trips in the atlantic ocean (Sterling). When the ship embarked on its 202nd journey everything was normal, the trip to liverpool was a routine one (Sterling).
First it started with peaceful protests and then people began being killed. Around 500,000 syrians have lost their lives so far, and it’s not over. Families are being ripped apart and innocent people are being injured. One Syrian named Huda Khalaf said “I lost my husband. My kids lost their father.
Therefore, war brings us mass death, destruction, and ruins the daily life. Numbers of wars happened all around the globe and most of them involves mass death. There are hundred, thousand and more local and soldiers died from battles in the war. 405,399 Americans soldiers died during World War II. This number is just only American soldier.
It killed 25 million people around the world, including one third of London’s population. In just China alone, it killed five million people. So many people were dying at once that the churches didn’t have enough graves to bury all of the corpses. Dead bodies were lying in the street, and people would see corpses all around their city on a normal day. Churches were forced to dig trenches and bury hundreds of bodies at all.
Pearl Harbor, the Genocide “The American people in their righteous might will win through to an absolute victory.”- Franklin Roosevelt. This is what the President of the United States of America said the day after Pearl Harbor while millions of Americans are frightened in their homes. Pearl Harbor was a sad day; many people died and showed courage in fighting against the Japanese in the surprise attack. We need to respect our country’s soldiers for their bravery. Japan’s motives for world domination lead them to Pearl Harbor, where they killed thousands.
By this time, more than 33,771 Jews were killed. The Soviets started taking and retaking cities, launching a major counter-attack and caused Germany to abandon Moscow (The History Place, n.d.). Then one of the largest attacks on US soil was launched. The bombing of Pearl Harbor killed at least 2,000 people ( ). This event caused Britain and the United States to declare war on Japan, and Germany and Italy declared war on America.