Germany officially started World War II with the invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. Japan and China also engaged in war after the July 7, 1937 incident at Marco Polo Bridge near ...
World War II began on September 1, 1939 and ended on September 2, 1945.
Other starting dates sometimes used for World War II include the Italian invasion
of Abyssinia on 3 October 1935. The British historian Antony Beevor views the ...
Asking when World War II began is a good way to start a long and passionate
debate. Some say it was simply a continuation of the First World War that had ...
Jul 19, 2012 ... Notwithstanding all such claims, the official date for the start of World War II
remains September 1, 1939, when Hitler invaded Poland. As for the ...
On September 1, 1939, just before Adolf Hitler's invasion of Poland that marked
the beginning of World War II, Zygmunt Klukowski, a young Polish doctor, ...
Japan invades China, initiating World War II in the Pacific. March 11–13, 1938.
Germany incorporates Austria in the Anschluss. September 29, 1938. Germany ...
Sep 3, 2014 ... The Treaty of Versailles may have set the scene, but WW2's main progenitor was
one man: Adolf Hitler.
Find out more about the history of World War II History, including videos, ... two
days later, France and Britain declared war on Germany, beginning World War II.
World War II involved 61 countries with 1.7 billion people (three quarters of the
world's population). Fifty million people ... How did the Second World War start?