The World at War

From Versailles to the Cold War

Chamberlain 1938
Hitler 1934

At the 11th hour on the morning of November 11, 1918, the "war to end all wars" ended. The peace that followed would start a new era not only in European affairs but in those of all mankind. The thirty years that followed the Treaty of Versailles would see an increase in war and bloodshed that even the darkest pessimist would find unexpected. It would see a world struggle out of the emptiness of the Great Depression only to find itself once again cast into the fires of world war. It would bring out the best and the worst in men and see the commission of the darkest crimes of history. The world would emerge from the fires of war to find not the peace she hungered for but the netherworld of the Cold War. This is the story of that time.

Sturzkampfbomber Ju 87
Russian Infantry attacks at Stalingrad
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  • In Memoriam
    This website is dedicated to the memory of
    Alfred Schudak
    gefallen bei Kalvaria
    July 1944
    Joseph Liston Lanier
    PFC in the USMC
    killed in action at Saipan
    July 1944
    Semper Fi, Marine
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