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by Jane Winstead
1 year ago
Old Glory Long May She Wave Over the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

The noise stopped, had Fort McHenry fallen? At the break of dawn, Francis Scott Key placed a telescope to his eye and looked toward the Fort's flagpole. Old Glory was caught in the morning breeze. The "flag so large that the British will have no difficulty in seeing it from a distance" was flying over Fort McHenry.

History
by Amerowolf
1 year ago
The Legendary Amazons of Black Sparta: The Real Warrior Women of Dahomey

Strong, resourceful, fearless, and, in Wonder Woman's case, has a rope trick for every situation - when it comes to the ideal of a strong woman, the Amazons perfectly embody it. For every female athlete that wants to go the distance, every business woman that wants to climb to the pinnacle, and every little girl that aspires to be more than a wife and mother, the Amazons are the perfect role model. Unfortunately, not counting the nomadic Scythian matriarchy that may have inspired them, the Amazons of Ancient Greece are myths.

History
by Amerowolf
1 year ago
Top 8 of the Most Deadly Dictators in Human History

Over the last 150 years, people who have been grabbed an excess of power have committed enough genocides, brutal wars, and systematic murders to teach the world that no one person should ever wield total power again.

History
by Moina Arcee
1 year ago
Napoleon, Popes, a Visionary, and a Miracle

Napoleon's pursuit of Rome's popes, a visionary who saw all, and a miracle that allowed a future pope to become a priest.

History
by Moina Arcee
1 year ago
The Legend of Fatima: the July 13 Apparitions

Did the Virgin Mary appear at Fatima on July 13, 1917?

History
by SamanthaDS
1 year ago
MacArthur and Mitchell: Childhood Friends to Legends

Douglas MacArthur and Billy Mitchell have been considered among the most influential and outspoken American military figures in history. Before their famous achievements, they became friends in their youth.

History
by Moina Arcee
1 year ago
Blessed Pope Pius IX: Past and Present

Opening chapter of a biography of Blessed Pope Pius IX

History
by Leigh Goessl
1 year ago
Political Contrasts of Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations

During the International Bronze Age two distinctive civilizations appeared on the eastern Mediterranean and left a significant mark on history. They are known in history as the Minoans and Mycenaeans. 

History
by SamanthaDS
1 year ago
The Tragedy of the USS Akron

Constructed during a time period when zeppelin travel, the USS Akron was considered among the crowning achievements of the era before it met a terrible end.

History
by Moina Arcee
1 year ago
The Blind Visionary: Aldous Huxley

The short and intense life of author and psychedelist Aldous Huxley

History
by SamanthaDS
1 year ago
The Mystery of Harold Holt

An article about former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt

History
by MatthewA
1 year ago
Great World War 2 Aircraft

This was a war where aircraft proved essential. For the first time, bombers were used to great effect on variable military targets such as naval ships, munitions factories and airfields. In addition to this, bombers needed fighter planes in support to gain air superiority. As such, planes used in...

History
by MatthewA
1 year ago
Famous Ships of the Royal Navy

The Royal Navy was the largest navy in the world until its gradual postwar decline. The Royal Navy has been the most vital part of Britain's military which has won countless naval battles, and even in more recent times it spearheaded Britain's victory in the Falklands. As such, Britain...

History
by MatthewA
1 year ago
The History of the Bismarck Battleship

Bismarck was the hero of German unification during the 1870s, and in the 1930s a new Bismarck battleship was laid down. It began construction in Hamburg at the Blohm and Voss shipyard, and was complete by the early 1940s. As such, in 1940 the Kriegsmarine commissioned the Bismarck after sea...

History
by MatthewA
1 year ago
Where and how the Allies won the North Africa Campaign

The North Africa Campaign, which lasted from 1940 into 1943, was the primary front for the Western Allies during this period. Without a foothold on mainland Europe, here they hoped to gain a platform from which to invade Italy. Their eventual victory in North Africa was perhaps because it...

History
by MatthewA
1 year ago
A Timeline of the Mediterranean Campaign

The Mediterranean Campaign was the war at sea that involved the Allied and Axis navies in the Mediterranean before the defeat of Italy in 1943. The two primary navies of this campaign were Britain’s Royal Navy and the Italian Regia Marina. However, the German and American navies also provided...

History
by Moina Arcee
1 year ago
The Legend of Fatima: The May 13 Apparitions

  The first apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima on May 13 1917

History
by MatthewA
1 year ago
How Britain Took and Lost Tobruk in the North Africa Campaign

Tobruk is a city along the northeastern coast of Libya. When Italy declared war on the British Empire in the 1940s, it became a key Allied base in the North Africa Campaign. It included a deep, and protected, harbor where their warships could be stationed. Tobruk was also in...

History
by Moina Arcee
1 year ago
Legend of Fatima: The June 13 Apparition

The second apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal.

History
by MatthewA
1 year ago
The Japanese Blitzkrieg in the Pacific War

The Japanese blitzkrieg in the Pacific War was a series of swift advances that Japan's army made soon after Pearl Harbor during 1942. Their blitzkrieg was very effective and gained lots of territory for the rising Japanese Empire. For the Allies, such set-backs extended the war in the Pacific...

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