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  1. This article discusses tanks of the interwar period . World War I established the validity of the tank concept and between the two world wars, many nations needed to have tanks, but only a few had the industrial resources to design and build them. During and after World War I, Britain and France were the intellectual leaders in tank design ...

  2. The Interwar period (also interbellum) is understood within Western culture to be the period between the end of the First World War and the beginning of the Second World War in Europe, specifically 11th November 1918 to 1st September 1939.

  3. Interwar Period — Freemanpedia This period of history was marked by turmoil, as Europe struggled to recover from the devastation of the First World War. Later a period of considerable prosperity (the Roaring Twenties) followed, but this changed dramatically with the onset of the Great Depression in 1929.

  4. Winston negotiated a return to the Conservative Party, becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position once held by his father. The defeat of the Conservatives in 1929 put Churchill out of power again, and the stock market crash left him out of money. Winston began a period of furious writing to reestablish his political and economic fortunes.

  5. The inter-war years refer to the pivotal 20 years that fell between the end of the First World War and the Second World War. The effects of World War One were profound for Europe. Ten million were killed and twice that number wounded in what has been dubbed the first modern war. All of the wars of the hundred years leading up to World War One ...

  6. The Interwar Years (1919-1938) With the end of World War I, the old international system was torn down, Europe was reorganized, and a new world was born. The European nations that had fought in the Great War emerged economically and socially crippled.

  7. Oct 22, 2010 · Britain attempted this method of reinstating to the Gold Standard. This caused enormous, painful deflation because Britain had experienced inflation during the war. The government continually balanced the budget and the central bank raised interest rates to deflate the economy, but in 1931 Britain ultimately abandoned the Gold Standard altogether.

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