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.
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.
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.
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...
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!
Ten-Day War
The Ten-Day War (Slovene: desetdnevna vojna) or the Slovenian Independence War (slovenska osamosvojitvena vojna), also the Weekend War (vikend-vojna) was a civil war in Yugoslavia that followed th...
Ten-Day War - Wikipedia
Yugoslav Wars
The Yugoslav Wars were ethnic conflicts fought from 1991 to 2001 inside the territory of the former Yugoslavia. These wars accompanied and/or facilitated the breakup of the country, when its constitue...
Yugoslav Wars - Wikipedia
Yugoslavia in World War II
Military operations in World War II on the territory of Yugoslavia started on 6 April 1941, when the kingdom was swiftly conquered by Axis forces and partitioned between Germany, Italy, Hungary, Bulga...
Yugoslavia in World War II - Wikipedia
Surrender of Japan
The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Japan on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945, the Imp...
Surrender of Japan - Wikipedia
M30 Luftwaffe drilling
The M30 Luftwaffe drilling ("triple") was a survival weapon issued to Luftwaffe pilots during World War II. It was intended to be used in the event that a pilot was shot down, for defense and for hun...
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...
Radivoje Janković
Adjutant general Radivoje Janković (7 Oct 1889 - 1949) was a general of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.17 Apr 1936 - 22 Oct 1937: Deputy Chief of Operations, General Staff 6 Sep 1936: Promoted to Brigadni ...
Second League of Prizren
The Second League of Prizren was an organisation founded by Albanian officials in Kosovo in September 1943 to campaign for the ethnic unification of Albanians in Albania.From 1918, Kosovo was integrat...
Second League of Prizren - Wikipedia
Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI (Latin: Paulus VI), born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini ([dʒioˈvani baˈtista enˈriko antoˈnjo maˈrja monˈtini]; 26 September 1897 – 6 August 1978), reigned from 21 Ju...
Pope Paul VI - Wikipedia
Croatian War of Independence
The Croatian War of Independence was fought from 1991 to 1995 between Croat forces loyal to the government of Croatia—which had declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ...
Croatian War of Independence - Wikipedia
Reichsgau Steiermark
The Reichsgau Steiermark (English: Gau Styria) was an administrative division of Nazi Germany consisting of areas in Styria, Lower Styria and southern parts of Burgenland. It existed from 1938 to 1945...