Information about World War 2

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When did World War Two begin?

World War Two in Europe began on 3rd September 1939, when the Prime Minister of Britain, Neville Chamberlain, declared war on Germany. It involved many of the world's countries.

Why did the Second World War start? why second world war

The Second World War was started by Germany in an unprovoked attack on Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany after Hitler had refused to abort his invasion of Poland.

When did World War Two end?

The War ended in the Summer of 1945. It is estimated that 50 million people lost their lives during World War 2.

How did people protect themselves during the war?

Children and some women were evacuated from the big cities into the countryside. People carried gas masks to protect themselves and built air raid shelters shelters. All windows and doors were blacked out .

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folder icon The Blackout folder icon Home Guard folder icon ARP Wardens
folder icon The Blitz folder icon How has life changed since the war? (population)
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