This article examines the ten most powerful super-weapons devised by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. It analyzes each weapon according to their design, capabilities, and combat effectiveness on the battlefield.
A look into the history of the Titanic and the legacy of its passengers. Stories of those people who died and those who survived when the Titanic sank on April 14th 1912. The third-class passengers had the most deaths.
Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, never once acknowledged Jefferson Davis as the president of the Confederate States. Here’s why.
Confederate civilians trapped in Vicksburg during General Ulysses Grant’s 1863 Vicksburg campaign dug caves to avoid the shelling, and were reduced to eating dogs, cats, and rats.
Though Christopher Columbus was not the first European to set foot in North America, he was the first to map parts of two new continents and begin the process of Spanish colonization of the New World.
The Roman Baths complex in the city of Bath, England, is a major tourist attraction. It offers a fascinating look at the lives of Ancient Romans in Britain.
Thousands of years ago, Doggerland connected Britain to Europe where the North Sea exists today. The area had a rich Mesolithic culture, which researchers are exploring.
Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois both fought in different ways for African American equal rights. But Du Bois accused Washington of counseling blacks to accept second class status.
American history is often tarnished by the mistreatment of the continent’s Indigenous peoples, and the Sioux Uprising of 1862 is sadly typical.
The war between Mexico and the United States, fought from 1846 to 1848, cost Mexico nearly half their territory and opened western North America to U.S. expansion. This was a war of conquest to fulfill the promise of “Manifest Destiny.”
In the Civil War Robert E. Lee was a defender of slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant did all he could to destroy it. But it was Lee who thought slavery was morally wrong, while Grant seemed not to care one way or the other.
There was a time when overweight men revelled in their massive poundage and formed clubs to celebrate girth and heft.
During World War II, a code of honour unique to Albanians led to the rescue of Jews from the Nazi killing factories.
A German-Jewish immigrant to New York built a criminal empire based on the buying and selling of stolen goods.