Strategists and students of military history alike would do well to keep this in mind: naval and air operations are best viewed as necessary, central, and integral parts of a country’s overall armed forces campaign during conflict. There is nothing peripheral or secondary about either.
In 1937 the Japanese Army decided they needed a such a long-range fighter to escort their bombers. Takeo Doi was the chief project engineer and work started on the design in January 1938. The result was the Ki-45 Toryu (Dragon Slayer). The total production was 1,701.
This article teaches you fun facts, trivia, and history events from the year 1963. Find out about popular TV shows, movies, music, books, cars, foods, sports facts, and other pop culture trends to get the right mix of questions and answers for your 1960s-themed trivia quiz.
Life was hard in Colonial America and harder for the slaves brought by the Dutch West Indie Company in the 1600s. New York also needed slaves to build the city and the shipping harbor. Because of the slaves in New York, prosperity thrived and a city was born.
In summer 1863, two armies were on the march toward a climatic battle near a small town in Pennsylvania that would determine the fate of a great nation. In the epic three day battle, Confederate general Robert E. Lee gambled everything to save the south from total destruction.
Here gathered together in one place are a few memorable quotes from each of 13 of our nation’s greatest chief executives.
Rudolph Hess flew from Germany to Scotland with the misconceived notion of making a separate peace with Great Britain. It is one of the most bizarre events of World War II and the mystery still remains as to whether Hitler ordered him to go to Scotland or he went on his own initiative.
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in 1665, when London was being ravaged by the plague, one small Derbyshire village received a parcel from London. Unknown to them, the parcel contained the plague and devastated the village. The villagers selflessly quarantined the whole village to stop the plague from spreading through the country.
We all—each and every American—owe a debt of gratitude to the greatest President in our history, and we should also be grateful for how his presidency came to an end.
The Luftwaffe began development of a flying bomb in 1939. The resulting aircraft was the Fieseler Fi 103. The Fi 103, and its variants, were the only production aircraft powered by a pulse jet engine. The Germans designated it the V-1, Vergeltungswaffe 1 (Reprisal Weapon 1).
The world has experienced many events that have negatively impacted it one or another. Herein, is the list of the major events that happened in 2020 that affected the world in varying degrees, whether as a whole or several regions.
India has signed $ 5.43 billion for the S400 Missile system despite opposition from the USA yet China which has the same system has already deployed it facing Ladakh. The Indian delivery will be delayed by 2 years and will commence at the end of 2021 and last for 5 years.
Modern wonder of the World. World's most mysterious place. Facts about Machu Picchu. Who were Inca people? Who built Machu Picchu? Interesting and unique facts about Machu Piccho. Was it a mysterious lost city of inca or a Modern Wonder of the world?! Get to know in this article.. The Machu Picchu
Big Nose George Parrott is the only villain to end up as footwear.
The Blue Division was Franco's sop to Hitler and took part in the invasion of Russia. It was withdrawn in 1943 but about 1500 volunteers remained behind and were known as the Blue Legion.
Col Prithipal Singh Gill who served in the Indian Air Force, Navy, and Army has turned 100 and this is cause for celebration.
The Battle of Cambrai, 1918 was a battle between troops of the British First, Third and Fourth Armies and German Empire.. The battle took place in and around the French city of Cambrai and heralded the much publicized Blitzkrieg tactics during WWII
The Chattanooga Campaign was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War. This resulted in a decisive Union victory under General U Grant.
The Indus Valley Civilization also called harappan civilization from 3300 to 1700 BC. Moenjo daro and Harappa were its main centres. Cotton cloth, sugar and chess are invaluable gifts of this civilization to the world. Rai Bahadur Diya Ram Sahni and Sir John Marshall were founded this civilization.
The Russian revolution was a watershed in world history but yet 74 years after it collapsed even the Russians are a bit ashamed about talking about it. The facts that have emerged are that the revolutions driving force were the Jews with only Lenin being the non-Jew.
The French Navy was either the greatest fleet in the world or close to it from Louis XIV to Louis XVI, and yet it is hard to find books about it. This list provides a collection of the best English language books about La Royale.
Sweden was neutral during World War II but many Swedes had sympathies with the Nazi regime and a few even joined the Waffen SS
The Fairchild Republic F-105 Thunderchief was designed as a strategic strike-fighter. Its bomb bay could accommodate a nuclear weapon. It could carry a bomb load greater than many World War II era heavy bombers. It was used exclusively by the USAF.
In this Chapter we will look at the early origins of the Karaites. Although it cannot be said for certain when Karaism was birthed, it is a high probability that it was during the same time that the Rabbanites were developing what is called mainstream Judaism.
Thousands of years ago the buffalo roaming the plains and allowed Native Indians survival. They became skilled using buffalo jumps reaping the benefits of herding hundreds together to benefit a tribe for food, clothing, tools, and for their tepees.
There are many that now refer to themselves as Karaites. It does not matter if you were born as such or have converted to Karaism. What does matter is that you understand what it is to be a Karaite. To do so you must appreciate our history which is the thread that binds us.
National Geographic's Encyclopedia of American Indian History and Culture is a stunning edition that schools will want to add to their library. Educators celebrate November as a month to teach about Native Americans and this beautiful book will add a wealth of information to the curriculum.
General Cariappa was the first Indian to hold the post of commander-in-chief Indian Army after independence. He retired in 1953 but a decade and a half later in his papers which have now come out reveal that the general favored military rule for India and the abolition of linguistic states.
In June 1938 the British Purchasing Commission put in an order for 200 long-range reconnaissance aircraft. Lockheed responded by developing the Hudson from the Model 14 Super Electra airliner. The first Hudson flew on December 10, 1938. Lockheed produced 2,000 for the British.
The Imperial army occupied Nanking also called Nanjing during 1937-38 and unleashed a fury unseen even under Attila the Hun.