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The Battle of Coral Sea

The Battle of Coral Sea took place in May 1942. If the Japanese had succeeded at Coral Sea, the way would have been open for the Japanese to have …

Military

With France secure along its famed Maginot Line, the German Army traversed the seemingly "impassable" Ardennes Forest - taking its enemies by surprise.

With France secure along its famed Maginot Line, the German Army traversed the seemingly “impassable” Ardennes Forest – taking its enemies by …

Spanish Civil War | Definition, Causes, Summary, Facts

<b>Spanish Civil War</b>, (1936–39), military revolt against the Republican government of Spain, supported by conservative elements within the country. When …

Battle of the Coral Sea - WWII

Spanish civil war and revolution photo gallery, 1936-39

Interesting set of articles debating the nature of unions in capitalist society and how revolutionary workers should relate to them, from a …

Spanish Civil War armoury discovered in convent

<b>A CACHE of weapons and explosives dating back to the Spanish Civil War have been found in the ceiling of the Convent of Santa Teresa de Vic as</b> …

War

Spain Through Orwell’s Eyes

George Orwell arrived in Barcelona at the tail end of 1936, just months into the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. Long before claiming iconic …

Smith: Forget the wall; America needs infrastructure

Look around you, fellow Georgians. It is no secret that infrastructure all across America is aging and crumbling.<p>An automobile-based economy depends …

What Turnbull can teach Trump about alliance

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has an excellent educating opportunity this week when he meets US President Donald Trump to reset their …

Aussie Navy Vets U.S.-Bound For Battle of the Coral Sea 75th Anniversary

U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a message of thanks to Australia as World War II navy veterans from Down Under head to America and …

Arthur C. DeGarmo

COLONIE — Arthur C. DeGarmo, 92, left this life on April 24, 2017 with his daughters, Marguerite and Shelley at his side. Arthur, (Chance) was born …

What Trump could learn from France's failed border wall

On the subject of the wall that a certain B-list reality show host wants to build, I have to wonder if he ever read a history book. As of now, he wants to build miles of wall on the U.S.-Mexico border at a cost of several billion dollars.<p>Let’s go back in history to the 1930s where the French …

We hope “it never happens again”

Rare colour pictures of the Second World War released by the IWM

Hey, President Trump, how well did the Maginot Line work for France?

<b>To the editor:</b> How many walls have been built to secure a country from invasion? How many have failed? ("How to secure the border. Spoiler alert: A wall won't do it," Opinion, April 23)<p>The most renowned is the Great Wall of China, which did not keep the Mongols out. A more recent border …

Donald Trump

Spanish Civil War survivors of Guernica meet Nazi bombers' descendants 80 years on

Elderly survivors of a savage air raid that destroyed the Spanish town of Guernica in 1937 met relatives of the attacking German soldiers on …

In Many Ways, Author Says, Spanish Civil War Was 'The First Battle Of WWII'

Adam Hochschild says American involvement in the Spanish Civil War resulted in Americans being bombed by Nazis years before the U.S. entered World War II. <i>Originally published March 28, 2016.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV Worth …

Spanish Civil War History: 1935 Hispano-Suiza T60 RL Capella

This 1935 Hispano-Suiza T60 (chassis 3416916) wears rather conservative Capella coachwork, which combined with the fact that this model was the first …