PART 1: (Fiction) They Say War is Hell, Well, They Got That One Right. June 26th 1916 (Three days before “going over the top.”) “Watch your footing here lads, it’s a bit muddy.” Sergeant O’Roke shouted in an Irish accent to the men behind him. There were about fifteen men, mostly from Liverpool, Britain heading […]Read more "The Battle Of Somme"
Today is the big day. March 26, 1939, is the day that I make an address for the commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the founding of the first fascist squad. The event is being held in Rome, where it all began. Everyone is expecting a speech from me. Now it is only moments before […]Read more "The 20th Anniversary of the founding of the first fascist squad and how it happened."
Background on the Schlieffen Plan In the December of 1905 Count Alfred von Schlieffen developed a plan that would later take the title of his surname, the Schlieffen Plan. The essential strategy of the plan was to rapidly attack France and swing the German military around to attack Russia. During 1905, Schlieffen was Chief […]Read more "The Schlieffen Plan and Why it Failed"
With her legs crossed, hat tilted, and cigarette in hand, Gabrielle looked down on her legacy as it descended the spiral staircase one girl at a time. In the reflection of the wall’s long, paneled mirrors, she could see the first few rows of buyers, journalists, and fashion tycoons. The slits of their eyes, downturned […]Read more "Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel"
Adolf woke up on a snowy evening in 1940 to the sounds of men yelling at children playing ball in the apartment building courtyard. He felt his wife, Helene, stir beside him. Since theristallnacht two years ago, the Guttentags–like most Jews still living in Berlin–were light sleepers. They both peered over the side of the […]Read more "Adolf Guttentag"
Jechiel’s Experience During the Uprising in Warsaw It was just another dreary day in April and the Warsaw ghetto seemed to be lifeless. The residents of the ghetto were waking up from their night’s rest and they were getting ready to start their day. The horses were out carrying people along and everyone was getting […]Read more "Jechiel’s Experience During The Uprising In Warsaw"
Often seen as one of the most controversial events in the history of mankind, the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima altered the history of the world. On the morning of August 6, 1945, the bomb Little Boy was loaded onto the United States bomber, the Enola Gay. The bomb was dropped at 8:15 […]Read more "Father John A. Siemes and Hiroshima"