Today marks the anniversary of the Potsdam Conference, when the three main leaders of the Allied nations, Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman and Joseph Stalin, met in the German city of Potsdam, outside Berlin, to […]
July 17th, 1945: The main three leaders of the Allied nations, Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman and Joseph Stalin, meet in the German city of Potsdam to decide the future of a defeated Germany.
After the Nazi attack on Soviet Union in 1941, Białystok was occupied by the German Army on 27 June 1941, during the Battle of Białystok–Minsk, and the city became the capital of Bezirk Białystok, a […]
1937: TWO Japanese airmen, bearing their Coronation goodwill message arrived at Croydon having completed their record-breaking flight from Tokyo in 3 days 22 hrs and 18 minutes. They covered the distance of about 10,000 miles […]
1990: RESCUE workers braved roaring flames to remove the first of up to 135 bodies thought to be aboard the stricken Scandinavian Star ferry as Norwegian police began hunting for a suspected arsonist. The 10,513 […]
1955: Sir WINSTON CHURCHILL has resigned from his position as Prime Minister. He will continue to represent Woodford in the House of Commons. The following announcement was made from Buckingham Palace at 5 p.m. yesterday: […]
Hitler’s Home Front provides a compelling and comprehensive year-by-year account of ordinary life in wartime Germany, chronicling how the population tried to find normality during an unprecedented emergency. Drawing on a multitude of sources, this […]
Published on this day in 1885, Mark Twain’s classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn became a worldwide sensation. Huck was the disreputable boy in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” ragged; uncased for, beaten whenever his […]