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A famous quote from William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice states that “the sins of the father are to be laid upon the children.” In…

At the height of his power, Adolf Hitler declared that the German people were on the threshold of a Thousand-Year Reich. This announcement was welcomed…

The Enigma machine, used by the Nazis in World War II to send coded messages to agents and military personnel around the globe, has been…

Conspiracy theorists just love to spend their time debating outlandish notions of what really happened during historical events. Simple, verifiable truth isn’t enough. Marilyn Monroe…

On November 19, 1945, the Nuremberg trials started with indictments against 24 major war criminals and seven organizations. All of the criminals tried were members…

During the Second World War, the Allies ran a series of propaganda posters entitled “This is the Enemy,” which depicted a variety of Axis personalities…

German U-boats were the scourge of the high seas in the Second World War. The Atlantic was always a contested battleground with the threat of…

It’s easy to imagine that once World War II officially ended, the defeated Germans forces were so anxious to get home that they dropped their…

It might be easy to throw out a discernible “no” when asking such a historical “what if” given that we know the real outcome. What…

Admiral Chester William Nimitz contributed to the success of the United States Navy from his beginnings at Annapolis 1905 to this very day. His accomplishments,…

Thirty-five ships steamed out of Sydney, Nova Scotia on October 5, 1940. A multitude of flags flew from their masts including Greece, Sweden, the Netherlands…

Germany finally capitulated on May 8, 1945, leaving Europe in ruins, but in peace once again. First, Alfred Jodl prepared the ground by signing the…