Worlds first democracy in Athens, Greece Rome managed to defeat Carthage for the second time and gain dominance in Mediterranean. Church council began to implement Peace of God Movement. Truth of God prohibited fighting from Saturday afternoon till Monday Church came forth with the statement a Christian who slays another Christian sheds the blood of Christ King Richard of England ordered the beheading of 2700 Muslim prisoners captured during the Crusade European chivalry shaken by violence began with Protestant Reformation. The Thirty Year War involved troops from throughout Europe The Napoleonic Wars, showed deadly power of new military technologies. American Civil War, first modern war. St.
Petersburg Declaration, outlawed certain bullets as inhumane. International Peace Conferences at The Hague attempted to come up with rules of war. British and German pilots dropped 100 tons of explosives, killing 7,000 men International effort to stop the development of war power. Germanys, Italian and Japanese rise; the rise of the aggressors. Japan began to invade China. World War II in Europe; all war conducts forgotten, the war had turned into total war. Poland falls victim of the German blitzkreig.
Hitler begins to attack Rotterdam. Luftwaffe began towards British airfields and aircraft factories. Japan became allies with Nazi Germany. The bombing of Pearl Harbor leads to US entering the war. Fighting between the Japanese and the Americans in the Pacific. Fremi achieved a self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. US army came up with the Manhattan Project.
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Allies adopt policy of strategic bombing. Allies perform a carpet bombing on Hamburg. America began to try to dismantle Japans island empire in the Pacific. B-29 air raid in Tokyo, conducted by US. American super fortress bomber named Enola Gay took off from Pacific Island of Tinian carrying Little Boy. White House announced the atomic bomb to be the greatest achievement of organized science history. Soviet Union enters the war against Japan. Japan offered to surrender on the condition that the position of the Japanese emperor not to be compromised.