THE OPPENHEIMER RIDDLE / New evidence of Communist membership debated by scholars of Berkeley scientist
Was J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant Berkeley scientist known as "the father of the atomic bomb," a secret member of the Communist Party? Charges of Communist associations led to Oppenheimer's do...
German Empire
The German Empire is at a State of War with an Aggressor of a Allied State of The German Empire.
Sept 8, 1941-The Siege Of Leningrad Begins
On September 8, 1941, German forces closed in around the Soviet city of Leningrad, initiating a siege that would last nearly 900 days and claim the lives of 800,000 civilians.
Bombs Away— WWII Bombs Provide Living Laboratories For Cold-Water Coral Reefs
Ocean dumping of munitions from WWII was common in Norway and along the European coast. Some of these bomb dumps offer a natural living laboratory where biologists can study cold-water coral reefs…
July 18, 1940 FDR Nominated For Unprecedented Third Term
On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America’s 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedentedthird term. Roosevelt, a Democrat, would eventually be elect...
7 Things You Don't Know About Mother's Day's Dark History
The holiday started as an antiwar statement. But battles over who owned Mother's Day kept coming.
This Nearly Forgotten Nazi Concentration Camp For Women Was Home To Unspeakable Horrors
A look at the women of Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, and the horrors they endured.
Why A German Pilot Escorted An American Bomber To Safety During World War II
Once in a while, you hear an old war story that restores your faith in humanity. Usually it involves a moment of quiet in the midst of chaos; some singing or the sharing of a few condiments. But how m...
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,...
Alaska’s Forgotten Japanese Internment Camp Rediscovered
Earlier this month, archaeologists announced they have pinpointed the location of Alaska’s only Japanese internment camp, a long-forgotten facility built on an Anchorage army base at the onset of Worl...
Battle of Narva (1944)
The Battle of Narva was a military campaign between the German Army Detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front fought for possession of the strategically important Narva Isthmus on 2 February –...
Battle of Narva (1944) - Wikipedia
Operation Bagration
Operation Bagration (/bʌɡrʌtiˈɒn/; Russian: Oперация Багратио́н, Operatsiya Bagration) was the codename for the Soviet 1944 Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation during World War II, which cl...
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Operation Dragoon
Operation Dragoon was the Allied invasion of southern France on 15 August 1944, during World War II. The invasion was initiated via a parachute drop by the 1st Airborne Task Force, followed by an amph...
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Operation Market Garden
Operation Market Garden (17–25 September 1944) was an unsuccessful Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War. It was the largest airborne operation up to...
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Operation Overlord
Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II. The operation commenc...
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Operation Tempest
Operation Tempest (Polish: akcja „Burza”, sometimes referred in English as Operation Storm) was a series of anti-Nazi uprisings conducted during World War II by the Polish Home Army (Armia Krajowa...
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Warsaw Uprising
The Warsaw Uprising (Polish: powstanie warszawskie) was a major World War II operation by the Polish resistance Home Army (Polish: Armia Krajowa) to liberate Warsaw from Nazi Germany. The Upri...
Warsaw Uprising - Wikipedia
World War II
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War (after the recent Great War), was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier. It involved th...
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Axis naval activity in Australian waters
Although Australia was remote from the main battlefronts, there was considerable Axis naval activity in Australian waters during the Second World War. A total of 54 German and Japanese warships and su...
Axis naval activity in Australian waters - Wikipedia
Landing on Emirau
The Landing on Emirau was the last of the series of operations that made up Operation Cartwheel, General Douglas MacArthur's strategy for the encirclement of the major Japanese base at Rabaul. A force...
Landing on Emirau - Wikipedia
Battle of Driniumor River
The Battle of Driniumor River, also known as The Battle of Aitape, 10 July – 25 August 1944, was part of the Western New Guinea campaign of World War II. Japanese forces attacked United States fo...
Battle of Driniumor River - Wikipedia
THE OPPENHEIMER RIDDLE / New evidence of Communist membership debated by scholars of Berkeley scientist
Was J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant Berkeley scientist known as "the father of the atomic bomb," a secret member of the Communist Party? Charges of Communist associations led to Oppenheimer's do...