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Articles by Lincoln Riddle:

Eight Essential Facts – The WW2 Bombing That Flattened The Heart Of Rotterdam

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…

WWII Jeep Facts Every Jeep Owner Should Know

World War II saw the creation of one of America’s most beloved vehicles, the Jeep. Now primarily produced for consumer use, the Jeep was once…

Battle of Busan Perimeter, The First Major Conflict In The Korean War

Busan Perimeter The Battle of Busan Perimeter took place in the fall of 1950 and was one of the first major conflicts of the Korean…

The First Barbary War – The US Navy Asserts Its Power

The Set-Up It was the very start of the 19th century. Thomas Jefferson had just become president of the still incredibly new United States of America.…

Trinity Site, Where the First Atomic Bomb Was Detonated – A Place that Changed the World

In 1945 the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki saw firsthand the destructive powers of the nuclear bomb. The atomic bomb decimated both cities and…

Ironclad Warships Battle it Out – The Battle of Hampton Roads In The Civil War

The Battle of Hampton Roads was an American Civil War battle fought at the meeting point of three rivers very close to Chesapeake Bay. A showdown…

Some Of The Deadliest Battles Of The American Civil War

The American Civil War is a devastating mark on the history of America. The number of lives lost was substantial, and the social and economic…

The Tsar Bomba, The Biggest Bomb The World Has Ever Seen

Every aspect of the phrase, ‘weapons of mass destruction,’ applies to the Tsar Bomba. The weapon was the Soviet Union’s rebuttal to the United States…

Ten facts about the Korean War – regarded as the Forgotten War, as it lacked a lot of public attention

The Korean War was fought as a result of the Soviet Union moving into what is now North Korea and the United States moving into…

A Place of Tension Between Nations – The Korean Demilitarized Zone

For most of the world, the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) serves as a reminder of the Korean War, a war that was fought in the…

The 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics – The So-Called “Nazi Games”

This year marks the 81st anniversary of the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany. Often referred to as the “Nazi Games,” the games were…

As A Bitter Joke, Adolf Hitler Was Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize in 1939

Your daily dose of random and strange. Adolf Hitler was once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The prize has a long history, dating back to…