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Articles by Lincoln Riddle:

8 Things You Need to Know About the 1940 Rotterdam Terror Bombing

The Battle of Rotterdam began May 10th, 1940, and ended with the bombings on Rotterdam May 14th, 1940. German forces saw the Netherlands as an opportune…

Real Life Air America: The CIA’s Covert Airline Used for Everything, including Drug Smuggling

The United States has lots of airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, etc. One airline most people have not heard of is Air…

What You Should Know About The Sherman Tank: An American Workhorse

Strength in numbers. This is exactly what the M-4 Sherman tank was good at in its heyday. World War II saw the rise of the…

The Lasting Effects of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The exact death toll of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is not known. Reports say the total combined death toll of the…

10 Strange Facts About Sir Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill may be most well known for his time spent as the Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II, but he contributed…

Faces of Evil: Female Concentration Camp Guards

Up until 1942, guards at concentrations camps within Adolf Hitler’s Empire were primarily male. That all changed in 1942 when the first female guards were appointed…

Real Life Air America: The CIA’s Covert Airline Used for Everything, including Drug Smuggling

The United States has lots of airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, etc. One airline most people have not heard of is Air…

A Nightmarish Place – The Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp

The Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp lies just North of Linz, in Austria. It was one of the first large concentration camps created in Nazi Germany and…

Real Life Air America: The CIA’s Covert Airline Used for Everything, including Drug Smuggling

The United States has lots of airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, etc. One airline most people have not heard of is Air…

The Lasting Effects of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The exact death toll of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is not known. Reports say the total combined death toll of the…

A Nightmarish Place – The Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp

The Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp lies just North of Linz, in Austria. It was one of the first large concentration camps created in Nazi Germany and…

Battle of Madagascar

When most people think of World War II and the wide array of geographical spots the war reached, they don’t generally think of Madagascar. However,…