Hi Indy! What are your opinions on the dates of WW2 beginning and ending?

Hi Indy and Spartacus. Absolutely love the show!

I just wanted to enquire to what your historical opinions on the dates of WW2 beginning and ending were. Do you agree with the common listed dates of Sept 1st 1939 to 2nd Sept 1945, starting with the invasion of Poland, or do you believe in the war starting earlier in 1937 with Japan invading China (Second Sino-Japanese War), or even in 1931 when the Japanese invaded Manchuria?

As an offset of that question, what are your opinions on the theory of WW1 and WW2 being apart of a “Second Thirty Years War”? It’s always been an interesting theory to debate and I’d love to hear your takes on this idea.

Thank you so much for the amazing content. Can’t wait to see more.

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