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Claudia Mendes

Claudia Mendes holds a BA Archeology from the University of Leicester. During her degree, she focused on medieval fortifications. She works as a freelance writer and stays up to date with historical and archeological news.

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Articles by Claudia Mendes:

The Battle of Belleau Wood would mark a turning point as the American forces helped to stop the final German offense of WWI. June 6,…

The most likely result of German victory and the success of Operation Sea Lion would have been a new government in the UK. During the…

It is here, the tales tell us, that Robert came into contact with a spider, and the future of Scotland was shaped. Robert I, commonly…

The inmates broke into the weapons room but could not leave the castle. The woods surrounding them were full of Waffen SS and Gestapo. Wars…

The US military believed that the Soviet Union could attack an undersea cable. The American space program landed people on the moon and has contributed…

In January 1961, President John F. Kennedy was inaugurated and the Cold War was in full force. US Air Force bombers and fighter planes were…

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded yearly since 1901 with only 19 instances of no prize being awarded. The winner is determined by the…

Battles generally consist of two opposing forces often from different countries or factions. The Battle of Karansebes is an exception: this deadly battle was fought…

Grenades have long been used in warfare across the world. However, their manufacture requires certain industrial materials and production lines. In the closing stages of…

Vasily Zaytsev was one of the most successful snipers in the Soviet army. According to documents from the time, he was so prolific that the…

The cannon on a tank is vital in any battle particularly when there are other tanks on the battlefield. According to tank destroyer doctrine, only…

The atomic bomb created by the Manhattan Project was the most powerful bomb of its time. The United States used two bombs called “Little Boy”…