The Impact of WWII

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How many US/USSR soldiers/civilians died during the war?
300,000 US soldiers, 0 civilians; 25,000,000 USSR soldiers and civilians.
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How did WW2 benefit the USA?
It ended the Depression. There was full employment, good wages and high consumer goods. By the end of the war, the USA was providing 50% of the world's services and goods.
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How did WW2 damage the USSR?
The economy and much infrastructure were destroyed. 70,000 villages were destroyed and there was mass homelessness.
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What did the USSR want after the war as a result of the damage?
The gateway to the USSR via Poland blocked.
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Upon Soviet occupation of Germany, what happened?
There was no organised massacre as expected. Stalin ordered the Berliners to be fed, but there was mass looting and ******.
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What happened in the Soviet 'sphere of influence'?
Poles were 'relocated' (ethnic cleansing) and highly educated individuals, such as scientists, were kidnapped.
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How did WW2 benefit the USA?

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It ended the Depression. There was full employment, good wages and high consumer goods. By the end of the war, the USA was providing 50% of the world's services and goods.

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How did WW2 damage the USSR?

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Upon Soviet occupation of Germany, what happened?

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