Who Really Was Responsible for beating the Nazis in WWII ?

I know American history books say it was the US and Britain. But my research for class is bringing up Russia as the real force that beat the Nazis in WWII. Why is this not mentioned in American history? I learned that 10 million Russian soldiers died and 17 million Russian civilians were killed in sieges that... show more I know American history books say it was the US and Britain. But my research for class is bringing up Russia as the real force that beat the Nazis in WWII. Why is this not mentioned in American history? I learned that 10 million Russian soldiers died and 17 million Russian civilians were killed in sieges that starved them to death, no different from the Concentration Camps. So even though a Holocaust was committed, it isn't mentioned in American history books. Why is there a disconnect with facts?
10 answers 10