Two descendants of the noted North Carolina Gaston family were killed at the Battle of Antietam. This is the story of one of them -- Lt. Hugh Jones Gaston, CSA, 48th North Carolina Regiment.
The incredible story of Kuyili, the brave commander-in-chief of queen Velu Nachiyar from Tamil Nadu, India. Kuyili was the first-ever suicide bomber in history who fought against British rule and successfully defended her kingdom.
An area of interest written within this article includes the life experiences of Benjamin Franklin that helped shape our education foundation. Education became a large part of Franklin’s life through the theory of value, knowledge, and learning.
Did aliens visit India 10,000 years ago? Archaeologists in India were amazed when they discovered beautiful cave art in the Chhattisgarh state of India dating more than 10,000 years old. And some of these rock arts also show alien-like figures wearing suits very similar to modern spacesuits.
A division of the U.S. Army existed during WWII for one reason: to deceive the Axis Powers
The Second Indochina War, known as the Vietnam War to Americans, would forever change American's faith in their government. The fall of the city of Hue in 1968 would surprise many Americans, who were led to believe the U.S. was wining the war. It would mark the end of American's age of innocence.
Benito Mussolini was developing an inferiority complex with Hitler and set to assert his supremacy by invading Greece but he had to eat the humble pie
The Amazon warrior women actually existed and were as formidable as male warriors and also loved just like men. These women were not only brave and resourceful but were also beautiful in their own right. And above all, they lived in a society that was far more equal than their contemporaries.
Few people even know that there was a cook who had saved the life of Mahatma Gandhi in 1917 and had paid a heavy price for it in the form of brutal punishments by the British. A resident of Motihari district in Bihar, Batak Mian saved the legendary leader from being poisoned in 1917.
At the Battle of the Allia Roman armies were defeated by invading Senones, who would subsequently sack Rome. This defeat would be the springboard for the development of Rome's policy of aggressive militarism in Italia.
Molly Leigh has always been famous as 'the witch of Burslem', but forget what you think you know about her. Margarett Leigh was a formidable businesswoman, a wealthy landowner and a charitable woman and most certainly not a witch. This is a true history of a local woman who was ahead of her time.
A poison damsel was an exquisitely beautiful woman whose system was charged with poison to such an extent that intercourse with her was believed to cause death. These poison girls were reportedly used as assassins, often against powerful enemies by the kings of the Mauryan Empire (321–185 BCE).
President Trump loves America and Americans, Pro-Life, School Choice, Veterans, Energy Independence, Stopped Illegal Immigration, Built Border Wall, Crime Dropped, Race Relations Improved, Stood up to China, ISIS, and Iran; stood up for Christians and Israel; Economy Booms, Deep State Exposed.
The T-28 made its first flight on September 26, 1949. The USAF ordered the T-28A Trojan. The USN ordered an upgraded version, the T-28B, and later a carrier capable version, the T-28C. . North American produced over 3,000 T-28s. They served in at least 23 countries.
A lost canal, stretching from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Stoke, holds a tragic yet heroic story of a local hero...
The farmer's education spearheaded by rich farmers has ulterior motives and supported by money from abroad and could lead to dire consequences if the ModI government does not show a firm hand.
The Germans open a front against Russia in the black sea to throttle the Soviets
Many people don't realise that Newcastle is named quite literally after a new castle. There isn't much of it left standing, but the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme owes it's life to the 12th-century castle that created it.
The Nakajima J1N, designed by engineer Katsuji Nakamura, made its first test flight on May 2, 1941. The J1N had the range and takeoff distance necessary, but fell short in the other performance characteristics. Nakajima produced 486 J1N1s. Only one remains.
The history of the world changes one person at a time multiplied by every one person until changes happen in families, communities, regions, nations, and, of course, the world. Joseph Smith's experience changed the world. I am one in the world whom it changed.
Mao launched the 'Great Leap Forward' but he unleashed forces horses that he could not control. His death saw that jettisoning of all his policies
The mission was code-named ‘Operation Tracer’ in which six men volunteered to be buried alive in a chamber measuring 45 x 16 x 8 feet in the Rock of Gibraltar so that they could continue to monitor enemy movements.
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.
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.
Human history is full of people who have served humanity or done things that the world has always admired. And there are some people whose stories of oppression make people curse them. Here we will talk about some of the most cruel and bloodthirsty rulers in the world.
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.
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.