The Axis Defeats Essay

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Undeniably, the Allies thoroughly triumphed over the malevolent Axis during World War 2. Throughout the war, both sides had lost many soldiers, civilians, and cities. Because the war had been going on for years, the Allies were searching for a way to quickly end it. Both sides were haggard and weakened. The American generals were an indispensable factor in the Allies winning the war. On D-day, the Allies aggressively turned the tide of the war with their invasion of Europe. Then V-E-day brought the world even closer to peace. Finally, when the Allies made Japan surrender the war was over.While the Allies triumphed in many of its battles, the Axis powers faltered and failed.
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Storming the beach, the troops were met by fatal and deadly gunfire. As the allies kept fighting, the Germans began to falter. Because of the Allied invasion on D-day, the malicious Germans’ collapse was imminent.
Undoubtedly, V-E-day, which ended the war in Europe, Brought the world closer to the end of World War 2. As the Allies fought their way northward through Italy, the Germans began to slowly falter. In March of 1945, the Russian army entered east Germany. Seeing his impending doom, Hitler committed suicide on April 30, 1945 (Heritage pg 547). Two days later Berlin fell to the Allies. On May 7, 1945, the Germans were forced to surrender. On V-E-day, the end of World War 2 in Europe brought the world closer to the end of World War 2.
Although Japan was the last member the Axis powers left standing, they did not surrender easily. America concentrated on defeating Japan. Hopping from island to island, The U.S. army captured key strategic points (About par 10). They seized the islands of Marshall, Guam, and Iwo Jima. Finally, only Okinawa, the last obstacle in their quest to Japan, was left. After taking over Okinawa and bombing Japan...

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