In March of 1915, a passenger ferry captained by Charles Fryatt, tried to ram a German U-Boat that had ordered it to stop. When the Germans captured Fryatt a year later, they executed him.
Of all the women of World War Two, the Land Girls stand out for the hard work they did on farms in Britain and abroad. WW2 Land Girls working the land so that Britain could eat! Land Girls mattered.
WWII gave historians quite a bit to talk about. Your history book covers a lot, but there are some overlooked stories that are inspiring and remarkable. These ace pilots are legendary.
Eddie Rickenbacker only had a few months at the front in World War 1, but shot down more aircraft for the amount of time he spent in action than any other pilot of World War 1. Stories from his book, "Fighting the...
1933-1934 was a hectic period in German history, and although Hitler became chancellor in early 1933, he didn't have full power until mid 1934.
The Death of Rasputin the Russian Monk - Exploring why Rasputin was killed, who killed him, and how he died. Includes new evidence of British SIS involvement.
Dunkirk saw a massive retreat of allied troops, in the early days of world war 1
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Fannie Jane Morecroft left New York on RMS Lusitania on the 1st May 1915, bound for Liverpool. The Lusitania was one of the great Atlantic liners, which rushed to and fro across the Atlantic conveying people at speed...
British propaganda in WW1 accused the Germans of shipping their dead soldiers in a “corpse factory” where they would be rendered into oils, candles, nitroglycerin, and other products.