About Adolfina Villanueva Osorio and her battle against the system that finally took her life over her only place to be. Adolfina died fighting for what was rightfully hers. Today her memory fades away from most residents of her natal community in LoÃza. This year, a special event takes place so LoÃza residents many of them for the first time, will be made aware of the life and achievements of Adolfina Villanueva.
Black History Month, recognized in February annually, celebrates the accomplishments of noted people of African descent. However, it should be understood that the month's recognition isn't about exclusion of other races or separatism. It is about learning.
Did the Congress of Cultural Freedom succeed in its mission and win the minds of Western Europe?
Could painting really be used by the USA to prove its artistic credentials, when America felt inferior to the great European artistic tradition?
Which form of art could the CIA, via the CCF, best use in postwar Europe to lay claim to an American tradition?
Learn how the USA promoted its values through art after World War Two left a shattered Europe vulnerable to Communism.
This article aims to explore the merits and disadvantages of the increase in the number of immigrants post WWII in the United Kingdom. This topic is widely studied in British Economic and Social History.
In September of 1949, the largest luxury liner sailing the Great Lakes was moored at the dock, Pier 9 in Toronto, Ontario. And she burned in less than twenty minutes.
This is a story about loyalty, dedication and perseverance-the story of Hiroo Onoda. When he was a young man, he enlisted in the Japanese army to fight World War II. He ended up fighting World War II for 29 years long after it end, purely because he did not know it was over. His faith was so strong that the Japanese could not lose, that he refused to surrender no matter how many times they begged.
In the early part of 1967, the United States Air Force transferred a number of UH-1F Helicopters from Thailand to Nha Trang Air Base, Republic of Viet Nam, and assigned them to E Flight of the 20th Helicopter Squadron. Due to the various shades of the green camouflage colors used on the aircraft, the generic call sign of Green Hornet was used by the unit. This details the rescue of a fighter pilot.
In today's contentious political battles on Capitol Hill it makes you wonder if they ever got along. US Senators elected before the early 1980s served in a body where philosophical lines were more prevalent than partisan ones yet they still held membership of the Most Exclusive Club in the World. Current Vice-President Joe Biden learned the informal rules of the Senate one day at a Democratic Caucus luncheon.