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1.2 Causes and course: Key questions

By the end of your investigations about the causes and the course of the Second World War you should be able to answer these questions:

  1. Which nations were involved in the Second World War?
  2. Why did these nations go to war in 1939 (Germany, Britain and France), and in 1941 (Russia, Japan and America)?
  3. How did the war fronts change over time?
  4. Where did the majority of the fighting occur?
  5. Why did Australia become involved?
  6. Where did the majority of Australian forces fight?
  7. What events contributed to the end of the Second World War?
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