Why You Need To Read About World War II

Charles Beuck
Feb 16 · 3 min read
Normandy Invasion

World War II was the greatest, most expansive, most costly war in human history. A truly global war, it lasted from 1939 to 1945 and saw the vast majority of countries in the world forming two opposed military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.

Over the course of the war, more than 100,000,000 personnel served, and many of the countries involved threw their entire economic, industrial, and…