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9/11 attack on United States!

 

2001: On September 11 in 2001, an organised attack on the USA, by Al Qaeda is reffered as 9/11. Four passenger airplanes were hijacked by Al Qaeda for this purpose and two of them were crashed in north and south towers of the World Trade Centre in New York City. The third plane was crashed into the Pentagon in Virginia. The fourth plane was supposed to go towards Washington D.C, but it crashed midway. A total of 2,996 people were killed and a loss of 10 billion dollars was incurred.

 

 

BEGINNING OF WORLD WAR 2

 

1939: At 5:30 am on 1st September of 1939, Hitler’s army invaded Poland, thus starting the World War 2. The war involved more than 100 million people and 30 countries with two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. After the invasion of Poland, France and United Kingdom declared war on Germany. On the other hand, Germany had formed an alliance with Japan and Italy. With all the powers clashing against each other, the war concluded with invasion of Germany in 1945.

 

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