History of World War 2 Study Guide

Updated March 15, 2023

Course Summary

The lessons in this History of World War 2 Study Guide course offer short but comprehensive reviews of World War 2 events and figures. Students can use this course to prepare for history class tests, get help with homework assignments or catch up on missed class time.

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Occupations, Agreements & Appeasement: Causes of the Second World War

History of World War 2 Study Guide 27K views 10 min

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5 hours of educational videos

35 self-paced lessons

4 practice tests

Expert Contributor: Nate Sullivan

Nate Sullivan holds a M.A. in History and a M.Ed. He is an adjunct history professor, middle school history teacher, and freelance writer.

3 chapters in History of World War 2 Study Guide

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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World War II: The Start of the Second World War Video  Take Quiz
The Fall of France during WWII: Strategies & Defeat Video  Take Quiz
Hitler's Military Strategy & Goals in World War II Video  Take Quiz
The Holocaust: Antisemitism and Genocide in Nazi Germany Video  Take Quiz
The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II Video  Take Quiz
The D-Day Invasion: The Beginning of the End of Nazi Germany Video  Take Quiz
The Pacific Ocean Theater of WWII: Japan vs. The Allies Video  Take Quiz
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII Video  Take Quiz
The European Theater in WWII: The Eastern Front, Western Front & Fight for North Africa Video  Take Quiz
The Yalta Conference and The Potsdam Conference: US Diplomacy & International Politics During World War II Video  Take Quiz
Victory in Europe: The Battle of Berlin & the Downfall of the Nazi Regime Video  Take Quiz
How World War II Impacted American & European Society Video  Take Quiz
WWII Aftermath & the Creation of the United Nations Video  Take Quiz
World War II British Evacuations: Information, Facts & Statistics Text Lesson  Take Quiz
World War II Evacuation of Children: Facts & Statistics Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Dunkirk Evacuation: History, Summary & Facts Video  Take Quiz
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Emergence of Political, Social, and Economic Stability Video  Take Quiz
Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan Video  Take Quiz
Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain Video  Take Quiz
Post-War Asia: Korea's Partition & Reconstruction of Japan's Government Video  Take Quiz
Post-War American Politics: Foreign & Domestic Policy Video  Take Quiz
Post-War American Life: Culture of the late 1940s & 1950s Video  Take Quiz
The Counter-Culture of Post-War America Video  Take Quiz
The Cold War: Definition, Causes & Early Events Video  Take Quiz
United States Involvement in the Korean War: Causes and Effects Video  Take Quiz
Meta-Disciplines: Traditionalists, Revisionism, and Post-Revisionists Video  Take Quiz
The New Right: Definition & Movement Video  Take Quiz

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