World War 2
World War 2 Explanation
World War 2 Facts
2.The country with the largest number of WWII causalities was Russia, with over 21 million.
3.For every five German soldiers who died in WWII, four of them died on the Eastern Front.
4.It is estimated that 1.5 million children died during the Holocaust. Approximately 1.2 million of them were Jewish and tens of thousands were Gypsies.
5.In 1935, British engineer Robert Watson-Watt was working on a “death ray” that would destroy enemy aircraft using radio waves. His “death ray” instead evolved into radar—or “radio detection and ranging.
franklin d. roosevelt: Born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York,Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio in 1921. He became the 32nd U.S. president in 1933, and was the only president to be elected four times.
How World War 2 Affected Texas
2. Impacts of the Military Presence in Texas. During the war, more than 1,500,000 military personnel came to Texas for training. War-related industry lured farmers, small-town residents and others into developing urban centers. Many workers were women, and many were other than Caucasian. Texas quickly became more urban than rural, with a net population growth of 33 percent, and the Great Depression faded into memory.