World War 2 "Good War"

Topics: United States, World War II, Nazi Germany Pages: 2 (709 words) Published: April 28, 2013
Rushwell Dzvetero

The U.S.A at War.
Should the Unites States of America have entered world war two earlier rather than taking the isolationist stance? From a strategic point of view, the United States made a good decision by remaining in isolation because it allowed it to enter the war at a point where its entrance into the war was crucial and could benefit the country economically. From a Humanitarian point of view, it would have been better for the United States to enter the war earlier because it would have stopped Nazi forces from capturing too much territory thus more people would have been saved. Judging from the number of civilian casualties of the war, it would have been better for the United States to enter the war earlier.

Instead of remaining isolated the United states could have started entering the war earlier by aiding China and Britain before war had been declared on them. By doing this, it would have allowed for both the Chinese and the English to build their forces and be ready to counter attack when war was finally declared on them. Since neither Neither Britain nor China were ready for a full-scale invasion by axis forces. If the United States had sent military aid in terms of Manpower, weaponry, air support and supplies, the allies powers would have been more than ready for the war because the United States had the resources to make that happen at that time. Although the United Stated did warn the Brits and the French that due to the hardships put on Germany with the treaty of Versailles, Germany would come back seeking for the revenge and if that happened they wouldn’t help, this didn’t necessarily mean that they had to watch the axis powers taking control over diverse allies territory and do nothing.

If the United States had intervened before the axis took of most of east Europe and other territory, the war would have been completely different and less civilian casualties would have been reported. Reason being that if the...
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