Photos of Nazi Invasion of Poland that Shocked the World (19 Pics)

Nazi troops shocked the entire world by invading Poland on September 1, 1939. World leaders recognized this as the final straw that would lead to war. Actually, German military leaders had been planning for war with Poland as early as 1920s. The rise to power of Hitler in 1933 capitalized on German’s desire to regain … Read more

Hiroshima after the atomic bombing in 1945

During World War II, Hiroshima was a center for both industrial and military activities. It was the headquarters of Field Marshal Shunroku Hata’s Second General Army, commanding the defense of southern Japan, and was located in Hiroshima Castle. Hata’s army consisted of about 400,000 men, most of whom were on Kyushu where an Allied invasion … Read more

The Beautiful Female Soldiers around the World

In World War I and World War II, women soldiers served mostly in auxiliary roles and were assigned to non-combat active roles. In 1914 a volunteer nursing service was established by armies in different countries in World War I. Officials estimated that women volunteers relieved 12,000 men for combat in World War I by assuming … Read more