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The thought processes was that each employed woman was taking that job away from an unemployed man. With unemployment rampant, this was the time leading into the depression in the US, and economic collapse in Germany(not sure where your question is referencing in particular), it seemed more important to lower the overall unemployment rate. You can find ...


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In the USSR there was none among the common people, maybe except the Cuban crisis period, I don't know. There was totally no fear of war, let alone, a nuclear one. The state propaganda emphasized peace and and international friendship. Regarding the Cuban crisis some people I had talked to said that they realized how dangerous it was only years after, and ...


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World War II was in many respects a "continuation" war of World War I, from which there were a lot of "unfinished" business. World War II brought "closure" to many of these things. Consider the following: 1, Yes, tanks planes, submarines, and other weapons were developed during World War I,but it wasn't until World War II that people realized how ...


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The 1920s were after the (First World) war. Soldiers were coming home from the front. The majority were "bachelors" but quite a few of them had wives. "Society" needed jobs for these returning soldiers. In some cases, a wife worked because her husband had been killed or incapacited in the war. But if her husband were "able" and working, it was considered "...


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This is only an extended comment. One (possibly unsatisfactory) reason is that WWII happened after WWI, and so the interwar period is now seen as a period of 20 years that led to an even greater conflict. Had WWII not happened, WWI would have been seen as a watershed event, one that led to the fall of Four great empires (Russia, Austria-Hungary, Germany and ...


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As an American born in the 1950s, I remember a "fear of the bomb" in the early stages of the Cold War. In addition to "fire drills" we (as schoolchildren) had "bomb drills" of hiding in a "basement," or absent such, under our desks. This was perhaps less so immediately after World War II (1945-1950), and escalated during the 1950s after the McCarthy "anti ...


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Japan had "The East Asia co-prosperity zone" unlike the 3rd Reich which really did believe in all that Aryan Supremo stuff. I've travelled throughout East Asia but not Japan. I'm talking "hippie travel" too not 5 star hotels or Government employ and lived there for 6 months. The History is taught the way it is I think because this was truly an "honest War" ...



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