Blogs

Jozef Tiso

Born in 1887, Jozef Tiso became a Roman Catholic priest in 1911. Following the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Tiso joined the Slovak People’s Party in 1918. He...
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Air War in Japan

The United States launched its first air raid on Japan four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sixteen B-25 Mitchell bombers were launched from the aircraft carrier...
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Happy Times

With the fall of France in June 1940, Germany was able to shift its U-boat operations to the French Atlantic coast ports of Brest, Lorient, St. Nazaire, Bordeaux, and La...
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The Road of Life

As the German military besieged the city of Leningrad, millions of Soviet soldiers and civilians were trapped. The ensuing siege would last 29 months and lead to the deat...
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The Rock

The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor thrust the United States into World War II. All across the Pacific, the Japanese overwhelmed Allied defenses. On the Philippi...
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