WWII Outcomes

Project by: Aaliyah M, Belle G, Zack N and Andrew C

  • World War II ended on September 2, 1945, on the European front, when Germany surrendered to the Allied Powers. The war ended on the Japanese front on Sept. 2, 1945, when the Empire of Japan officially surrendered.

  • Germany at the end of the war had ended on a sour note when it was divided into four sections. 
  • Two of those sections were East and West Berlin.

  • Germany was working on Denazification, getting rid of the thoughts, history and pain that Hitler had forced upon the people of Germany.

  • On Aug. 6, 1945, during World War II, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
  • About 140,000 people were killed or died within months when the American B-29 “Enola Gay” bombed Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.
  • Three days later, about 80,000 people died after the United States also bombed Nagasaki.
  • Japan surrendered on Aug. 15, ending World War II.

  • The US after the surrender of Japan stayed for 10 years to rebuild and also to keep the country from becoming a Communist government.

  • One by one, the Russians started to take over countries in eastern Europe and install Communist governments there. 

  • In June 1948, the Soviet Union tried to drive the western powers out of Berlin by blocking all routes to the city.

  • In 1961 the Russians built a wall around Berlin to stop their citizens from escaping to the west. The biggest task was to rebuild Europe, which lay in ruins . 

  • In 1948 the United States set up the Marshall Plan to help Europe’s economy. 18 nations received 13 billion dollars worth of food machines and other goods.

  • After World War II ended, a conference was held in Potsdam to create peace treaties between the former Axis and Allied forces.The nation was re-divided into East and West Germany after.

  • After the war lots of the Nazi leaders who worked closely with Hitler were charged and punished for their crimes at the Nuremberg Trials.

Deaths of Post WWII

Axis Powers:

Germany - 64%

Japan - 24%

Italy - 4%

Romania - 4%

Hungary - 4%

Bulgaria - <0.3%

Allied Powers: 

Soviet Union - 65%

China - 23%

Yugoslavia - 3%

United States - 2%

United Kingdom - 2%

France - 1%

Poland - 1%

Others - 3%

  • After the end of the war, a conference was held in Potsdam, Germany, to set up peace treaties . The countries that fought with Hitler lost territory and had to pay reparations to the Allies. 

  • After the war many Nazi leaders were arrested and punished for what they had done in the war. The most famous war trials were held at Nuremberg, Germany. Those who were responsible for brutal crimes were sentenced to death.

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