Nayirah al-Ṣabaḥ girl false testimony
Nayirah al-Ṣabaḥ (Arabic: نيره الصباح‎), called Nurse Nayirah in the media, was a fifteen-year-old Kuwaiti girl, who alleged that she had witnessed the murder of infant children by Iraqi soldiers in K...
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 ...
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.
Declaration of war by the United Kingdom
A declaration of war is a formal declaration issued by a national government indicating that a state of war exists between that nation and another. In the United Kingdom, only the monarch has the powe...
Declaration of war by the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Invasion of Java (1811)
The invasion of Java in 1811 was a successful British amphibious operation against the Dutch East Indian island of Java that took place between August and September 1811 during the Napoleonic Wars. Or...
Invasion of Java (1811) - 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...
Greek Civil War
The Greek Civil War (Greek: ο Eμφύλιος [Πόλεμος], "the Civil War") was fought from 1946–49 between the Greek government army—backed by Great Britain and the United States—and the Democratic Army o...
Greek Civil War - Wikipedia
Syrian War (1839–41)
The Second Egyptian–Ottoman War or Second Turko–Egyptian War lasted from 1839 until 1841 and was fought mainly in Syria, whence it is sometimes referred as the (Second) Syrian War.In 1839, the Ottoman...
Syrian War (1839–41) - Wikipedia
Gatling gun
The Gatling gun is one of the best-known early rapid-fire weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun. Invented by Richard Gatling, it is known for its use by the Union forces during the Americ...
Gatling gun - 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...
World War II - Wikipedia
IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy
Exotic, alluring and endlessly mysterious, the dancer known as Mata Hari took Europe by storm in the early 20th century with her risqué, Asian-influenced striptease routines.
The Fallen of World War II
An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends ...