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Interwar Germany: The Rise and Fall of Weimar and the Rise of Hitler

Between World War One and Two, Germany experienced several changes in government: from an emperor to a democracy to the rise of a new dictator, a …

World War I: Role of Indian Army in Britain's victory over Germany

Soldiers from Indian Army served in World War I for Britishers. As many as 74,187 soldiers lost their lives in order to win the war for them who in …

Indian Army

The Scientist and the Fascist

How Einstein reacted to Hitler’s rise<p>In September 1930, Germany held its first national elections since the Great Crash of 1929, and the National Socialists won a stunning tally: 6,400,000 votes—10 times their total just two years before—and 107 seats. They were now the second largest party in the …

Pink planes and painted cows: The weird side of World War II

Weird War Two<p>Bizarre footnotes to the global conflict<p>These images are drawn from Weird War Two, a new book from the Imperial War Museums that …

D Day

Sunken Australian warship HMAS Perth ransacked by illegal scavengers

Only 40% remains of final resting place of 353 Australian sailors who drowned off Java in second world war, archaeologists say<p>One of Australia’s most treasured second world war warships has been illegally salvaged for metal, devastating the war grave of more than 300 sailors, maritime …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Recruitment

WWI's Harlem Hellfighters Who Cut Down Germans and Gave France Jazz

What the 369th had that set it apart was strong leadership by black officers as well as white— and the best damned band in the American Army.<p>PARIS—A …

13 strange and beautiful Japanese islands you must visit

Feeling 'British'

<i>This is Part XIII of The Public Medievalist’s continuing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Eric Weiskott.</i><p><b>Go back to the beginning of the</b> …

Ancient History