WHAT'S INSIDE: WORLD WARS
- World War I
- World War II
- Other Conflicts
The Russian Army repelling Hitler's forces put an end to the bloodiest battle in history. The German surrender came on February 2, 1943. Over 91,000 Axis soldiers were taken prisoner by Russian forces. Learn about it and other World War II events of this period.
In 1939, a group of scientists, many having recently arrived in the United States after fleeing Nazi persecution in Germany, informed government officials that recent experiments conducted in Germany had demonstrated the feasibility of building an atomic weapon.