World War II Essay Topics

World War II

Richard Wheeler, an author of Iwo – a book about the battle of Iwo Jima during the World War II is, undoubtedly, familiar with the subject. He is a war veteran, who joined the Marine Corpse recently after attack on Pearl Harbor. Although he has spent two years at Alaska as a coast guard, he… View Article

Asia in Word War II

World War II was the war that was supposed to end all wars. If one was an eyewitness of the said event more than 50 years ago, it is hard not to agree. The scale of the war was unprecedented. Millions of men and women were involved either as fighting in the front lines, being… View Article

World War II

Since the emergence of nuclear weapons at the end of World War II, it has been the policy of the United States to prevent the proliferation of such weapons to as great an extent as possible. Many mechanisms and international bodies were set up to meet this challenge, most notably the Atoms for Peace program… View Article

World War II

II (WWII), 120,000 Japanese Americans, US citizens or not, were forced out of the west coast after the attack of Pearl Harbor. President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 which allowed local military commanders to establish exclusion zones from which any or all persons may be excluded. Americans of Japanese descent were forcibly interned… View Article

Irena Sendler

She takes the crying baby into her arms, turns her back on the hysterical mother, and walks off into the night. If she’s caught, she and the baby will die. “Promise me my child will live!” the mother cries desperately after her. She turns for a moment. “I can’t promise that. But I can promise… View Article

Treaty of Versailles: From WWI to WWII

As history suggests, World War I has caused so much damage and casualties particularly on the main participants of the war: (the Allies) France, Great Britain, and the United States (also Italy and Japan); and Germany, Austria, and Hungary (Brezina). When the war ended, the victors wish to establish a peace treaty that would settle… View Article

Origins of World War II

After the end of the First World War, the statesmen of all the major countries felt that such alarming war must anyhow be averted in order to ensure international peace, security and safety. This is why the League of Nations was set up and it was believed that such a ‘multinational’ organization would be able… View Article

Why did the BEF fail to stem the German Advance in 1940?

In 1940 the German army was advancing at a steady rate into Belgium and France that was supposed to be halted by the presence of the British Expeditionary Force along with various other allied forces. Although near equal in numbers the German forces pushed the BEF westward whilst suffering few casualties in the process. There… View Article

Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa, the code name given to Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, would come to be considered one of Nazi Germany’s greatest follies in the Second World War, and would play a monumental role in bringing an end to Hitler’s regime just a few years later. Though the operation itself lasted less… View Article

Investigation of Failed States & Democratic Intervention

Failed states have been an issue in human society for many years. Today there are a total of 177 failed states, which is an all-time high. (Haken) Failed states are not only a terrible situation for the country itself, but for its neighboring countries as well. Some situations are worse than others, but for the… View Article

A Repeat of Japanese American Internment in the Post 9/11 Era

The Japanese American Internment during the World War II reminds us of the bigotry and racial prejudice of our nation towards other races. It shows the disastrous effects bigotry and racial prejudice can bring to innocent people. It has happened before and it is happening again now. This essay examines how and why the most… View Article

World War II: Hitler Rises to Power

In 1933, Hitler and his National Socialist (Nazi) party were elected into power in Germany. Hitler was chosen by his party to become the new chancellor of Germany. The National Socialist (Nazis) won 34. 1% of the overall vote. The German people were looking for a new voice for their suffering; they wanted a new… View Article

Truman vs Macarthur

Chiefly, President Truman’s actions were more effective in beginning the Korean War to an end. First of all, when North Korea surprisingly swept forces across the 38th parallel on South Korea on June 25, 1950 led to conflict to Korean War. After that the United Nations immediately condemned North Korea while President truman and his… View Article

Was and Appeasement a Mistake

Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler shook hands at the Munich Conference in 1938. This resulted in the pact, signed Sept. 29th, which recognized the German annexation of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia in return for a promise that there would be no further aggression. This policy of appeasement failed to prevent the outbreak of World War… View Article