Author: Christian Oord

Articles by Christian Oord:

During World War 2, Churchill and Roosevelt met in locations such as Tehran, Cairo, and Moscow, locations that would have them traveling very close to,…

The Nazis, during WW2, planned and worked on building a “sun gun” — a big mirror orbiting the Earth that could concentrate the sun’s energy…

Who has not heard of Häagen-Dazs or does not recognize the signature packaging with the burgundy or plum red coloring? The branding screams quality and…

Over one hundred people were crammed inside the small space inside a train carriage that would be better suited for transporting livestock. There was no…

Nazi forces captured Stalin’s son, Yakov Dzhugashvili. When the Nazis proposed exchanging him for their captured field marshal Friedrich Paulus, Stalin retorted “I will not…

“Every day,” Hitler once proclaimed in his book Mein Kampf, “I put my life on the line and always faced death.” After reading such a…

More bombs fell on Berlin in the Second World War than on any other German city. Fifty thousand people died, and hundreds of thousands became…

Even though more than seven decades have passed since the end of World War II, hardly a day passes in Germany without somebody coming across…

John Churchill, fondly referred to as Jack, is said to have marched into battle against the fearsome Wehrmacht carrying a set of bagpipes, a basket-hilted…

Götz von Berlichingen – Insanely crazy German knight who survived five decades of war, battled enemies with a mechanical iron arm, and invented the phrase…