Britain and her Empire — Britain was the first nation to slow the Nazi advance, with their victory in the Battle of Britain. She was heavily bombed by the Nazi’s Luftwaffe and experienced the trauma of the Blitz.
The British Empire also featured heavily in the war. The dominions and allies took heavy casualties from the fighting.
Country Manpower contribution Military deaths
Britain 6,500,000 244,000
India 2,400,000 24,000
Canada 1,060,000 39,000
Australia 995,000 27,000
South Africa 410,000 7,000
New Zealand 215,000 10,000
Other 500,000 30,00
France was over run by the Nazi war machine early in the War. The *Battle of France* was a spectacular defeat for the French Army. Despite this defeat many French citizens resisted the Nazi occupiers.
Actually much of Europe was in for a tough time. In the immediate aftermath of the war the Yalta Conference. This resulted in the split of both Europe, and most dramatically what was to become Germany.
The partition of Germany resulted in The Berlin Wall.The Berlin Wall was both a physical and symbolic gesture which split German families from each other. That resulted in mass genocide and strife. However, since this date the major European powers have never been at war with each other on European soil.
Malcolm X’s father was called Earl Little. He worked a a pastor preaching the Christian Gospel. He was killed in a car accident leaving Malcolm and 9 other children, along with their mother. However Malcolm believes that his father was killed by the KKK. We will probably never know.
O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.
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