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World War II lasted from 1937 to 1945 and devastated many countries. The war was divided into two theaters of war. These are the facts about World War II in the Pacific.
Published by Sam Montana 89 months ago in History | +23 votes | 15 comments
Shoichi Yokoi, also known as the last Japanese soldier, was discovered hiding in a cave on the island of Guam in 1972, 28 years after the war had ended.
Published by Daryl Putnam 91 months ago in History | +5 votes | 6 comments
A family history of the Royal House of Stuart. The Stuart dynasty family history.Mary Stuart, James Stuart, Charles Stuart, Kings and Queens of Scotland and England.
Published by DeeBee 93 months ago in History | +20 votes | 9 comments
Bettie Page was a pin-up model who became famous in the 1950s. Variously known as the ‘Queen of Curves’, the ‘Dark Angel’ and the ‘Tease from Tennessee’, Bettie was instrumental in relaxing sexual mores and creating images of femininity that were mot solely about male desire. The subject of a cult revival that has gained momentum since the 1980s, Bettie is now regarded as the high priestess of Fifties kitsch.
Published by MJ5446 93 months ago in History | +13 votes | 10 comments
The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is the masterpiece of the eccentric, ingenious Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí. Located in Barcelona, the Sagrada Família was privately-funded and has been under construction in since 1882. This is because the architect died during its construction and left no architectural plans for his successors to emulate. Gaudí’s idiosyncratic design have made it one of Spain's top tourist attractions for many years.
Published by MJ5446 93 months ago in History | +7 votes | 7 comments
Only two women were ever put on trial for piracy. They avoided the gallows, but thier fellow crewmates were not so lucky. Their names were Anne Bonny and Mary Reade.
Published by Peter Bilton 95 months ago in History | +13 votes | 4 comments
The American rule was characterized by a rapid progress in self government, in education, in science, and in economic development. Schools, hospitals, and roads were built; new industries were created. A new vigorous and progressive civilization was introduced.
Published by Athena Goodlight 96 months ago in History | +5 votes | 4 comments
After 1871, Europe was experiencing tremendous material growth produced by the Second Industrial Revolution. The Second Industrial Revolution gave rise to new inventions and products, markets and larger factories, and a new leader in the competitive industry.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 96 months ago in History | +12 votes | 4 comments
Chuck Yeager flew into the history books on October 14, 1947 as the first pilot credited with breaking the sound barrier in his Bell X-1 aircraft Glamorous Glennis.
Published by Dustin LaBarge 97 months ago in History | +3 votes | 0 comments
The question of the inevitability of the American Revolution is one which has caused controversy from the contemporary origins of the conflict to this very day.
Published by Dustin LaBarge 91 months ago in History | +8 votes | 2 comments
The Spear Masters of the Dinka Tribe of the upper Nile are a hereditary priesthood, and according to mythology, their presence is reinforced by political and religious ideals.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 98 months ago in History | +16 votes | 8 comments
Coded slave songs were essential to the Underground Railroad.
Published by Amy Mimm 104 months ago in History | +8 votes | 2 comments
Many of our symbols we use during funeral services and graveyard designs were from the Victorian era.
Published by Athena Goodlight 104 months ago in History | +3 votes | 3 comments
Why and where earthquakes occur and can man cause them.
Published by Sam Montana 106 months ago in History | +13 votes | 1 comments
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