Aftermath of World War II
The aftermath of World War II was the beginning of a new era. It was defined by the decline of the old great powers and the rise of two superpowers: the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States of Am...
Aftermath of World War II - Wikipedia
South Korea credits Trump for talks with North - CNN
South Korea's foreign minister has said she believes President Donald Trump is largely responsible for bringing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the negotiating table.
U.S. Marines’ Portable Helicopters Were Too Crazy to Survive
Hiller Rotorcycles could fit inside an SUV — but weren’t fit for service
North And South Korea Make History, Agree To Denuclearization
Kim Jong Un begins 'writing a new history' as the first North Korean leader to visit the South. “There will be no more war on the Korean peninsula and thus a new era of peace has begun,” said a joint ...
May 8,1945 V-E Day Is Celebrated In America And Britain
On this day in 1945, both Great Britain and the United States celebrate Victory in Europe Day. Cities in both nations, as well as formerly occupied cities in Western Europe, put out flags and banners,...
Russia-NATO Relations Have Fallen To New Cold War Level – Russian PM
The relationships between NATO and Russia have slid down toward a new Cold War, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a panel discussion during the Munich Security Conference, describing NAT...
U.S., Cuba Announce Plans To Resume Commercial Flights
The deal on commercial flights comes exactly one year after Obama and Raúl Castro agree to re-establish ties. The U.S. and Cuban governments announced an agreement to restore commercial flights betwee...
In 1983 ‘war scare’ Soviet leadership feared nuclear surprise attack by U.S.
A nuclear weapons command exercise by NATO in November 1983 prompted fear in the leadership of the Soviet Union that the maneuvers were a cover for a nuclear surprise attack by the United States, trig...
Putin Upholds Nazi-Soviet Pact To Carve Up Eastern Europe
In the midst of VE Day 70th anniversary commemorations in Europe and around the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly upheld the famous pact that the then Soviet Union made with Nazi Ge...
When Israel, The Soviets And The US Nearly Destroyed The Middle East
During the Cold War many countries were on high alert, none more so than Israel, the US and the Soviet Union. One of the tensest occasions was in October of 1973 when Israel lost over 2000 troops and ...
Cuba And US Formally Restore Diplomatic Relations
Cuba and the US have formally restored diplomatic relations after an agreement struck last year putting aside decades of hostility came into force. Just after midnight on Monday, the diplomatic missio...
'Dancing Man' Fat-Shamed By Cyberbullies Gets Own Back At Hollywood Party
A man “fat-shamed” on social media after a video of him dancing was posted online has got his own back by partying with celebrities in Los Angeles. Sean O’Brien was ridiculed by trolls after the video...
Mikhail Gorbachev warns Cold War will become a hot armed conflict
Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, said the sanctions, which had cut Russian access to US and European capital markets, threatened to spiral into open warfare with global repercussions.
Cold War
Just a timeline of the Cold War that I made. And yes, the picture that says NATO vs. Warsaw Pact is the wrong picture. I realize that. Don't get on my case.
Casualties of World War II
World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total dead, but not in terms of deaths relative to the world population. Over 60 million people were killed, which was ...
Casualties of World War II - Wikipedia
Atlantic Charter
The Atlantic Charter was a pivotal policy statement issued on August 14, 1941 that, early in World War II, defined the Allied goals for the post-war world. It was drafted by the leaders of the United ...
Atlantic Charter - Wikipedia
History of Germany (1945-1990)
As a consequence of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, Germany was split between the two global blocs in the East and West, a period known as the division of Germany. Germany was stripped of ...
History of Germany (1945-1990) - Wikipedia
Forced labor of Germans after World War II
In the years following World War II, large numbers of German civilians and captured soldiers were forced into labour by the Allied forces. The topic of using Germans as forced labour for reparations ...
Forced labor of Germans after World War II - Wikipedia
Morgenthau Plan
The Morgenthau Plan, first proposed by United States Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr. in a memorandum entitled Suggested Post-Surrender Program for Germany, advocated that the Allied oc...
Morgenthau Plan - Wikipedia
Industrial plans for Germany
The Industrial plans for Germany were designs the Allies considered imposing on Germany in the aftermath of World War II to reduce and manage Germany's industrial capacity.
At the Potsdam conferen...
Industrial plans for Germany - Wikipedia
Denazification
Denazification (German: Entnazifizierung) was an Allied initiative to rid German and Austrian society, culture, press, economy, judiciary, and politics of any remnants of the National Socialist (...
Denazification - Wikipedia
Territorial changes of Germany after World War II

The final decision to move Poland's boundary westward was made by the US, Britain and the Soviets at the Yalta Conference, shortly before the end of the war. The precise location of the border wa...
Territorial changes of Germany after World War II - Wikipedia
Legal status of Germany
The legal status of Germany concerns the issue of the downfall or continuation of the German nation state, i.e., the German Reich of the 1871 unification, after the military occupation of Nazi Germany...
Legal status of Germany - Wikipedia
Occupation of Japan
The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth. Unlike the occupation o...
Occupation of Japan - Wikipedia
Occupation and annexation of the Baltic states by the Soviet Union (1940)
The Soviet occupation of the Baltic states covers the period from the Soviet–Baltic mutual assistance pacts in 1939, to their invasion and annexation in 1940, to the mass deportations of 1941.In Septe...
Occupation and annexation of the Baltic states by the Soviet Union (1940) - Wikipedia
Expulsion of Germans after World War II
During the later stages of World War II and the post-war period the German Reichsdeutsche (German citizens) were forced out of Eastern European countries to Germany and Austria. After 1950 some emigra...
Expulsion of Germans after World War II - Wikipedia
Population transfer in the Soviet Union
Population transfer in the Soviet Union may be classified into the following broad categories: deportations of "anti-Soviet" categories of population, often classified as "enemies of workers," deporta...
Population transfer in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Japanese American internment
The internment of Japanese Americans in the United States was the forced relocation and incarceration during World War II of between 110,000 and 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry who lived on the Pa...
Japanese American internment - Wikipedia