The end of the Second World War brought destruction and liberation, relief mixed with grief. Explore the aftermath of total war. The war crimes trials that sought to prosecute unprecedented crimes and established new laws that hoped to prevent their repetition. The creation of the United Nations, the hopes for an 'enduring peace' and the fate of millions of refugees displaced by total war.
World War II
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