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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Suicide of the West - The Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism - James Burnham
What basic instincts are at the root of liberalism? Are their social effects typically benign? Are they devoid of contradictions? Do they constitute a viable foundation for sustaining a society? Her...
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 ...
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.
The custom built Donald Trump 1911 pistol by Jesse James
On display at the Jesse James Firearms Unlimited booth at SHOT Show 2018, is a beautiful hand-made 1911 pistol that James made for his good friend Donald J. Trump. The pistol is on display at the boot...
Funeral of King Michael of Romania.
Prince Charles pays his respects at the funeral of King Michael of Romania.
Did FDR End The Great Depression?
When the Democratic Party tinkers with the economy they make it worse.
German Empire
The German Empire is at a State of War with an Aggressor of a Allied State of The German Empire.
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...
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.
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...
Causes of World War II
Among the main long-term causes of World War II were Britain and France declaring war on Germany after it invaded Poland, Italian fascism in the 1920s, Japanese militarism and invasions of China in t...
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Events preceding World War II in Europe
The events preceding World War II in Europe are closely tied to the rise of fascism, especially in Nazi Germany.
World War II is generally viewed as having its roots in the aftermath of World War ...
Events preceding World War II in Europe - Wikipedia
Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles) was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 Ju...
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Events preceding World War II in Asia
This article is concerned with the events that preceded World War II in Asia.
The revolution led by the Kuomintang (KMT, or Chinese Nationalist Party) and others ended the last Chinese dynasty, th...
Events preceding World War II in Asia - Wikipedia
Second Italo-Abyssinian War
The Second Italo-Ethiopian War, also referred to as the Second Italo-Abyssinian War, was a colonial war that started in October 1935 and ended in May 1936. The war was fought between the armed forces ...
Second Italo-Abyssinian War - Wikipedia
Second Sino-Japanese War
The Second Sino-Japanese War (July 7, 1937 – September 9, 1945), so named due to the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894–95, was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of Chi...
Second Sino-Japanese War - Wikipedia
Nanshin-ron
The Southern Expansion Doctrine (南進論, Nanshin-ron) was a political doctrine in the pre-WW2 Japan which stated that Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands were Japan's sphere of interest and th...
Soviet-Japanese Border War (1939)
118°35′24″E / 47.73028°N 118.59000°E / 47.73028; 118.59000The Battles of Khalkhyn Gol (Mongolian: Халхын голын дайн; Japanese: ノモンハン事件; Japanese Romaji Nomon-Han Jiken...
Soviet-Japanese Border War (1939) - Wikipedia
Appeasement
Appeasement in a political context is a diplomatic policy of making political or material concessions to an enemy power in order to avoid conflict. The term is most often applied to the foreign policy...
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Anschluss
The Anschluss ([ˈʔanʃlʊs], German: Annexation or Connection) was the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany in March 1938. At the time of the event, and until the German orthography reform of 1996,...
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Munich Agreement
The Munich Agreement was a settlement permitting Nazi Germany's annexation of portions of Czechoslovakia along the country's borders mainly inhabited by German speakers, for which a new territorial de...
Munich Agreement - Wikipedia
German occupation of Czechoslovakia
The German occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) began with the Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined ...
German occupation of Czechoslovakia - Wikipedia
Franco-Polish alliance (1921)
The Franco-Polish alliance was the military alliance between Poland and France that was active between 1921 and 1940. During the interwar period the alliance with Poland was one of the cornerstones of...