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World War II: The Price of Empire

WORLD WAR II: THE PRICE OF EMPIRE tells the tale of two wars, fought at the same time, roughly on opposite sides of the same planet and often, wrongly, labeled as though a single war. Two wars remade the political map of the world - the Wars of East ("The War of Resistance Against Japan") and West. In many respects these two wars arose from the unresolved issues of a third. Between 1914 and 1918 two armed alliances had fought each other to a virtual standstill. Losses had been enormous. That was the First World War. In September 1939, just . . .
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Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM    "The Beginning of the End" The Allied leaders, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin, are confident enough to meet for the first conference in which the coordination of their efforts is discussed, at Casablanca. As 1943 moves into 1944 the momentum behind the Allies simply increased. An entire Japanese Division is destroyed at sea (The Battle of the Bismark Sea) and a combined Chinese offensive - General Sun Li-jen attacking from the Indian border and General Wei Lihuang from Yunnan and linking their armies at Mong-Yu - secures the vital Ledo Supply Road. D
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