A fascinating and poignant tale of the worlds ugliest woman.
Songs during World War 1 weren't just for entertainment, they were for propaganda purposes too. Troops, however, often sent their own messages back to their officers and governments via their own subversive songs.
The churches in Ireland confined approximately 30,000 women in prisons known as Magdalen Laundries. Both Catholic and Protestant Magdalen Laundries existed as a way for the church to control the lives of Irish women: their children were stolen, along with their lives.
The 70th commemoration of Pearl Harbor Day is the Platinum Anniversary in 2011 of the attack on the Hawaiian port city. It is the last major commemoration held for the Pearl Harbor Survivors, but many will live for several years yet -- We must never forget them and must remember to say "Thank You."
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
Cornwall's regiment in World War 1 was the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Many of Cornwall's young men flocked to join the colours and a great many fell on the fields of Flanders and beyond.
At the start of World War 1, neither the British Royal Navy or the German Imperial Navy took the lowly submarine seriously. Then German U-boat U-9 attacked three British cruisers.
One of the most infamous pirates that ever walked the seven seas was that of Edward Teach, more infamously known as Blackbeard. Much is known about his great tyranny, but what about his death.
A glimpse at all aspects of Victorian culture and society in Britain and America as portrayed in the publication of short stories in 19th century Victorian newspapers; many of which was humorous.
What was it like for the soldiers of World War 1 living in the filthy trenches? Visit the WWI trenches and learn more about the war here.