The Allied troops in an LCVP landing craft approaching "Omaha" Beach on "D-Day", 6 June, 1944.
European History

The Collapse of the Third Reich

July 6, 2021

With Hitler committing suicide, the Third Reich ceased to exist on May 2, 1945. It brought an end to a global catastrophe in which nearly 55 million people lost their lives. […]

German troops running toward a burning hut.
European History

The Nazi Bloodbath in Eastern Europe

June 27, 2021

The Nazis unleashed terror in eastern Europe in 1941. The series of bloodbaths eventually paved a way for the ‘final solution’ to the Jewish problem in Europe. […]

German warplanes flying over Poland.
European History

‘Blitzkrieg’: The End of Diplomacy

June 26, 2021

The city of Warsaw had been pounded from the air. Hitler’s blitzkrieg had set a new tone. It had sent a signal that this was to be a different sort of war than the First World War. […]

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