On the day Hitler ordered German troops to invade the USSR, at dawn on June 22, 1941, 80 years ago, he lost World War II. Operation Barbarossa, as the invasion was named in honor of Emperor Frederick I, made the defeat of Nazism inevitable, even though it also took the
Franciszek Honiok was killed during the Gleiwitz Incident on August 31, 1939. A fake operation was one used by the Nazis as a justification for invading Poland on September 1, starting the deadliest war in modern history. The numbers are not precise, but it is estimated that 70 million to
Prior to World War II, Eddie Chapman was a criminal known to be part of a gang that stole vaults, according to the MI5 website. This life of crime made it possible for him to enjoy the greatest luxuries, being that he lived with great stars of cinema and music.
Two demining experts, a British and an Australian, died in a World War II bomb blast they were trying to disarm in the Solomon Islands, local officials said on Monday. According to the AFP news agency, local police said the two men, who worked for the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA)
During the Second World War, the German Luftwaffe developed several jet-powered aircraft, beginning with the Me-262, Me-163 Komet, and the He-162. These were unable to turn the tide simply because Germany wasn’t able to produce enough of the aircraft to make a difference. However, Germany wasn’t alone in utilizing a jet fighter during