30 WWII Facts They Do Not Teach You At School |
There is more to WWII than the history books at school are able to tell us, below are 30 facts that your history teacher never told you about!
12 Ranks Of Roman Military Officers And What They Did
The Roman Empire saw one of the first truly professional armies in history, and became the inspiration for European armies that followed it. Though its officers didn’t have the same titles as their mo...
Seeing Stars Again: Naval Academy Reinstates Celestial Navigation
The same techniques guided ancient Polynesians in the open Pacific and led Sir Ernest Shackleton to remote Antarctica, then oriented astronauts when the Apollo 12 was disabled by lightning, the techni...
The 25 Most Ruthless Leaders Of All Time
One man's hero is another man's tyrant, a popular aphorism goes. But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goa...
The Tank Has Been Rolling for 100 Years: Photos
First used in World War I, the tank, with its thick armor and mounted guns, was a weapon of both defensive and offensive capability. The modern tank, such as this M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank driven b...
11 Most Truly Inaccurate War Films To Hit The Big Screen!
Nothing better than watching a film that is 'based on true accounts'. Except when those true accounts get so twisted and distorted that you forget what the film is about! When you look at a real histo...
LOOK!!! Views Down The Sights Of Historical Military Firearms - Very Clever
A great project and work from the guys at www.candrsenal.com. They have spent a massive amount of time taking hi res images of historic firearms. Started their Facebook page this month and can find it...
Germany: WW2 Panther Tank Seized From Pensioner's Cellar
Police in northern Germany have seized a World War Two tank which was being kept in a pensioner's cellar. The Panther tank was removed from the 78-year-old's house in the town of Heikendorf, along wit...
Want To See Inside A U-Boat?? Then Look Here For 42 Stunning Images!
German submarine U-995 was a German Type VIIC/41 U-boat of the Kriegsmarine. She was laid down on 25 November 1942 by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany, and commissioned on 16 September 1943 with Oberl...
Desecrated Vegetables: The Hardships Of Civil War Eating
When you think of military food, the word “delicious” doesn’t often come to mind. We're’re taking a look back at the food that fed hungry troops, both the blue and the grey, during the American Civil ...
Military history
This is clips from Nightwish's Sleeping sun edited on a macbook with iMovie. This was really a test to see how iMovie would work, and I think it's fantastic....
Historiography of science
Historiography is the study of the history and methodology of the discipline of history. The historiography of science is thus the study of the history and methodology of the sub-discipline of histor...
Military history
Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, their cultures, economies an...
Military history - Wikipedia
Vergangenheitsbewältigung
Vergangenheitsbewältigung is a composite German word that describes processes of dealing with the past (Vergangenheit = past; Bewältigung = coming to terms with, mastering, wrestling into submission)...
Vergangenheitsbewältigung - Wikipedia
30 WWII Facts They Do Not Teach You At School |
There is more to WWII than the history books at school are able to tell us, below are 30 facts that your history teacher never told you about!
Hans-Ulrich Wehler
Hans-Ulrich Wehler (September 11, 1931 – July 5, 2014) was a German historian known for his role in promoting social history through the "Bielefeld School", and for his critical studies of 19th centu...
Jean Améry
Jean Améry (31 October 1912 – 17 October 1978), born Hanns Chaim Mayer, was an Austrian essayist whose work was often informed by his experiences during World War II.Formerly a philosophy and literatu...
Jean Améry - Wikipedia
International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes ...
The International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania is a commission appointed by the President of Lithuania, Valdas Adamkus, by preside...
Office for the Documentation and the Investigation of the Crimes of Communism
The Office of the Documentation and the Investigation of the Crimes of Communism (Czech: Úřad dokumentace a vyšetřování zločinů komunismu, abbrev. ÚDV) is the Czech police subdivision which invest...