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 Form 4 KCSE Exam Standard History and Government Paper 2 Questions and Answers

State the causes of the Second World War (1939-1945).

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-On the 1st September 1939, Germany attacked Poland and in April 1940, she invaded Denmark and Norway.
-German and Italian allies attacked their neighbors culminating in the
declaration of war by Britain and France.
-Between August and September 1940, the German air force bombers attacked Britain.
-The British attacked the Berlin from the English Channel and forced the German’s to divert their campaigns to the East.
-On 7th December 1941, the Japanese army made its final provocation that aroused the USA to join the allied forces by declaring war on Japan the next day.
-In June 1942, German attacked Russia.
-On November 8th, 1942, American reinforcements landed in Morocco and in
May 1943, the Axis forces surrendered.
-German and Italians declared war on America in support of the Axis members.
-Anglo-American forces in 1943 attacked Italy from Sicily and then headed for Rome.
-American soldier attacked Germany forcing Hitler to commit suicide in 1945.
-On the August 6, 1945, the Americans bombed Hiroshima killing more than 75,000 people.
-On august 9, 1945, the Americans bombed Nagasaki and Japan surrendered on august 14, 1945.