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Articles by Jurgen Shperdhea:

The first U-boat sunk was on September 14th, 1939 when three torpedoes from U-39 exploded prematurely in an attack on the British aircraft carrier HMS…

Though the Germans and Italians had a detailed plan to invade Switzerland, the plan was never enacted and Operation Tannenbaum was canceled. Switzerland, a small…

Japan predicted that invading British territories would likely draw the United States into the war, so a preemptive attack on America would be a logical…

More than 600,000 people were lost during this battle, including those who had gone missing or been taken prisoner as well as those who were…

Many native Italians were meeting and talking with Allied soldiers. Consequently, the people of Italy really started to rethink their view of the war. It…

Germany started capturing counties like Czechoslovakia while Italy turned its army towards the Balkans and Africa. When World War 2 and the participants are discussed,…

His home country welcomed him as a celebrity, but the old Japan that he had known and fought for was long gone. His name was…

One Japanese soldier stuck somewhere in the jungle after a plane crash continued to fight even long after the war was over. A brave captain…

“We cannot enter into alliances until we are acquainted with the designs of our neighbors.”  ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War It was 1939,…