World War II or the Second World War was a global war that involved all the countries of the world, it was a six-year conflict that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The war was mostly fought between two opposing military alliances: the Allied powers which included France, Great Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union against the Axis powers led by German Chancellor Adolf Hitler.
The ultimate quest has always been about the most lethal weapons in the United States military.The list of the five most lethal weapons in the U.S. military arsenal is hard to determine because they don’t have a lack of lethal weapons.While some of them are very expensive, others are very complex.
In the beginning of time, the only way humans could travel to unknown lands was by sea. Surprisingly enough, not much of the ocean floor has been explored yet. Check out these pictures of underwater discoveries that have been found. Makes you wonder what hasn’t been discovered yet.
Adolf Hitler was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, serving as dictator and leader of the Nazi Party, or National Socialist German Workers Party. World War II was the biggest and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries. Sparked by the 1939 Nazi invasion of Poland, the war dragged on for six bloody years until the Allies defeated Nazi Germany and Japan in 1945.
All over the world, there are abandoned military bases just waiting to be explored. Throughout history, forts and bunkers have proven vital in military defense. But after a war is over, many of these structures, which were designed to withstand destruction, were simply left there.
The Great Depression was one of the most harrowing shared experiences in human history. From the 1929 stock market collapse to the start of World War II, economic instability gripped the United States — and the world at large — to an unimaginable degree. Families were torn apart as workers lost the means to provide, causing millions to go hungry and live in destitution.
Football is one of the most viewed and talked about sports. Football is a popular sport with a long history and lots of unknown and interesting facts. Here is a list of facts that you must know about one of the most loved sports: 1.) Known as Cuju, the ancient Chinese ball game (now known as football) began from 3rd to 2nd century BC
1. Woomera Test Range, Australia The Woomera Test Range is a massive site used for testing various weapons such as, rockets, nuclear atomic bombs, ballistic missiles and other dangerous weapons. Based in South Australia, the test range is one of the largest military land in the world.
1. John Finch (England) Born on 3 January 1909 in West Ham, England, John Finch was an English professional player and football manager. During his entire football career, he played for Fulham as a winger and made over 280 top-notch appearances. He was signed to the club in 1930 at the age of 21.
Previously, the world had seen three world wars, ranging from our fathers' first to the third. A world war, by definition, refers to wars or battles fought between two countries that are the main players in either a political, economic, or disagreement, and is usually assigned to the two major international conflicts that occurred during the twentieth century.The First World War lasted from 1914 to 1918, while World War II lasted from 1939 to 1945.
The Minister of Information and Culture Lai Muhammad was condemned for his comments about the inability to prosecute or kill confessed Boko Haram members. Reno Omokri, a former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, described Muhammad's statement as a lie. Muhammad once said that pardoning repentant terrorists is the best course of action.
The great world of anime can sometimes seem a little inaccessible to newbies, with so much to choose from across a variety of genres. Shimokawa Oten made a five-minute chalk-drawn video in the early twentieth century, which launched the lucrative animation industry in Japan. In the decades that followed, the medium grew steadily (with a peak during World War II, when the Japanese government employed anime for propaganda) and came to be acknowledged as a component of the country's cultural identity, both at home and abroad.
When we talk about big guns, the legendary Schwerer Gustav need to be mentioned. This incredible weapon was built by the Germans during World War II as siege artillery whose main aim was to destroy the forts of the French Maginot Line. This monstrosity had a height of 12m, it was 47m long and weighs an impressive 1,350 tonnes, it was capable of firing a 10 tonnes bullet, through a muzzle which is 30m in length.
1. A train in the Netherlands failed to stop in time and broke through the emergency barrier. It's being held up by the statue of a whales tail. 2.During World War II, it was common for soldiers to keep family photos under clear grips on their 1911 pistols.
Many a times I often imagine how life was during the World War period. After watching many videos that show examples of how innocent men, woman and even children were brutalized during that period, it's sad and indeed traumatizing. During the World War, they had what they called "Serb cutter" in Croatian, which was referred to as "cutthroat".
An RPG (Rocket-Propelled Grenade), is a shoulder-fired missile weapon that launches rockets equipped with an explosive warhead. Most RPGs are carried by an individual soldier, and are frequently used as anti-tank weapons. These warheads are fixed to a rocket motor which propels the RPG towards the target and they are stabilized in flight with fins.
Two of the world's most renowned shoe companies are blood brothers. In the 1920s, German brothers Adolf & Rudolf Dassler launched a shoe company together in their mother's laundry room Their business boomed after Dassler shoes adorned the feet of gold-medal-winning Olympians in the 1930s. But as their sales goes up, so did the tension between the two brothers.
Outer Space inspires Awesome Wonder and humanity has never ceased to be fascinated by it. Human Fascination has subsequently progressed from myths and legend about outer space to rational explanation and now to scientific exploration, however, as the saying goes; that the best is yet to come, it even gets better especially as human fantasy of some day living in space is just about to be actualized.
Methamphetamine, known as Meth for short, achieved notoriety in World War II when it was approved as a stimulant drug issued to the Nazi German troops. Meth, marketed on a large scale under the brand name Pervitin was from 1938 adopted by Adolph Hitlers’ troops because of its stimulant effect that helped to keep soldiers awake, sometimes for days.
A natural gas storage tank was said to be the cause of the east Ohio Gas company explosion on 20 October 1944 at 2: 40 pm on Friday morning, which was located north St. Clair Avenue near east 61 st and East 62 nd streets. This took place during the process of World War II, and made investigators suspect the German Saboteur.