Six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States Navy halted the seemingly unstoppable progress of Japanese expansion across the Pacific at the Battle of Midway. On the other side of the world, German and Russian forces were engaged in the titanic struggles of Stalingrad and Kursk. Both campaigns have been called turning points. Evaluate the accuracy of that statement. Was there an earlier shift in momentum on either front?”
Of all the campaigns of the Second World War, none produced the shock and utter disbelief created the German defeat of France in the early summer of 1940.
In a battered blue trunk with rusted hinges and broken locks lies the truest of treasures: hundreds of letters from Grandaddy Bill and his brother
Joe Schmoo and criticizing history’s greats. Knock it off, junior, you’re just irritating the adults.
The patriot Edward Snowden gives an interview-from-exile. Some thoughts and a few links. Listen and get mad!
By Todd Hubert April 2016 At 0445 hours on the morning of September 1, 1939, German divisions supported by tactical aircraft and mobile armor poured