BATTLEofBRITAIN | Warinfographic
War Infographic about the largest continuous bombing campaign to that date. Read about the battle of Britain and find out many interesting facts.
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Stalingrad | Warinfographic
Did you know that cannibalism is a common occurrence during the Stalingrad battle? Did you know that a regular Red Army conscript had a life expectancy of 24h?
Taking Tinian: Crucial Airfield in the Marianas - Warfare History Network
The capture of Tinian in the Marianas provided bases for long-range Boeing B-29 Superfortress bombers to attack Japan.
Imperial Japan / Useful Notes - TV Tropes
A page for describing UsefulNotes: Imperial Japan. The Dai Nippon Teikoku (Great Japanese Empire) was the political entity that ran Japan from 1868 to 1945.
Douglas Bader leads the ‘Big Wing’ into attack – World War II Today
They were directed to enemy aircraft by A.A. fire and made a perfect approach with the Spitfires between the Hurricanes and the sun and the E/A below and down sun. The Hurricanes had to wait until Spitfires and Hurricanes already engaging the enemy broke away. The Spitfire Squadrons above held the enemy fighters off and 242 Squadron went in with the other Hurricane Squadrons to destroy the bombers.
On 18 August 1940 the German Luftwaffe mounted large scale raids on three targets in southern England that included Kenley and Biggin Hill. Both sides suffered casualties in intense fighting; Fighter Command lost 68 aircraft while the Luftwaffe lost 69. The day became known as 'The Hardest Day'.
How to teach about Pearl Harbor in your homeschool
Although I believe in teaching history in a chronological, orderly fashion, I also believe in “teachable moments.” Important dates fall into this category. Pearl Harbor Day should not pass unnoticed. This article will give you ideas for making it a day to be remembered in your house. I’m working on the assumption that you will …
How the attack on Pearl Harbor unfolded
Seventy-five years ago today, the United States was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii. The attack lasted less than 90 minutes but the effects were immense. View Full Graphic| Source…