What happened in 1960 both in America and abroad? For openers, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho was a box-office success and Little Debbie Cream Pies appeared on grocery shelves for the first time. Chubby Checker popularized The Twist, the last episode of The Howdy Doody Show aired on NBC, and the...
Nancy Wake was very successful at covert operations during World War II. By 1943, she was the most wanted person by the German Gestapo. She received medals from France, Britain and the United States.
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.
When soldiers lost hope, and the fighting during World War I became a bloody stalemate, the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry were there to restore it. This is there brief history of WWI's heroines.
Fascism was and is a stark warning from history. This article highlights how a political viewpoint, which had ripped Europe came to a rather sudden and abrupt end...
Bristol Brabazon was once the largest airliner ever built during the late 1940s. It was built to accommodate the wealthy during transatlantic flights with luxurious amenities found on cruise ships.
Kim Il Sung was not a Soviet puppet, but a politician who orchestrated the North Korean attack on the South and thus was a “Great Man” according to the theory proposed by John G. Stoessinger.
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.
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.
You've heard of people embracing the 1950s, shunning modern society in exchange for a life ensconced in a different time era. Now is the time for unconventional people to live a life in the 1980s.