. . ; 15 References In Europe before the outbreak of the war the Allies had significant advantages in both population and economics in 1938 the Western Allies (United Kingdom France Poland and British Dominions) had a 30 per cent larger population and a 30 per cent higher gross domestic product than the European Axis powers (Germany and Italy); if colonies are included it then gives the Allies more than a 5:1 advantage in population and nearly 2:1 advantage in GDP in Asia at the same time China had roughly six times the population of Japan but only an 89 per cent higher GDP; this is reduced to three times the population and only a 38 per cent higher GDP if Japanese colonies are included, The Dutch sacked Bahia in 1604 and temporarily captured the capital Salvador, The Early 1900s. Main articles: Aftermath of World War II and Consequences of Nazism, The Battle of Britain began in early July with Luftwaffe attacks on shipping and harbours the United Kingdom rejected Hitler's ultimatum and the German air superiority campaign started in August but failed to defeat RAF Fighter Command Due to this the proposed German invasion of Britain was postponed indefinitely on 17 September the German strategic bombing offensive intensified with night attacks on London and other cities in the Blitz but failed to significantly disrupt the British war effort and largely ended in May 1941, The war in Europe concluded with an invasion of Germany by the Western Allies and the Soviet Union culminating in the capture of Berlin by Soviet troops the suicide of Adolf Hitler and the German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945 Following the Potsdam Declaration by the Allies on 26 July 1945 and the refusal of Japan to surrender under its terms the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August respectively With an invasion of the Japanese archipelago imminent the possibility of additional atomic bombings the Soviet entry into the war against Japan and its invasion of Manchuria Japan announced its intention to surrender on 15 August 1945 cementing total victory in Asia for the Allies Tribunals were set up by the Allies and war crimes trials were conducted in the wake of the war both against the Germans and the Japanese.
Winds and currents 9 References Contents As of April 2013 the state's unemployment rate is 6.4 percent! Houston is home to various styles of residential architecture from the mansions of River Oaks and Memorial to row houses in the several wards a number of Houston's earliest homes are now located in Sam Houston Park including the Kellum-Noble House which was built in 1847 and is Houston's oldest brick dwelling. During the late 1930s and early 1940s the Kellum-Noble House served as a public office for the City of Houston's Park Department and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, 6.2 Petrochemicals 6.1 Scoreboard Further information: List of tallest buildings in Houston, The master-planned community of Kingwood was forcibly annexed in 1996 angering many of its residents the annexation put Kingwood in the jurisdiction of Houston's fire and police services but it did not alter school district boundaries nor did it change postal addresses and postal services. Houston Texas Business Directory, Tropical Storm Allison devastated many neighborhoods as well as interrupted all services within the Texas medical center for several months with flooding in June 2001 at least 17 people were killed around the Houston area when the rainfall from Allison that fell on June 8 and 9 caused the city's bayous to rise over their banks, The Alabama Theatre Katy (partly in Fort Bend and Waller counties); The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Lyndon B Johnson Space Center (NASA JSC) in Southeast Houston sits as the crown jewel of Texas's aeronautics industry Fort Worth hosts both Lockheed Martin's Aeronautics division and Bell Helicopter Textron. Lockheed builds the F-16 Fighting Falcon the largest Western fighter program and its successor the F-35 Lightning II in Fort Worth.
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