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Communist resistance groups in the Nazi German military

Communist resistance groups in the Nazi German military

In a recent newspaper article about a Jewish man concealing his identity in Norway during the five years of Nazi German occupation, a reference is made to a "secret Communist group" among German tr…

Germany and France declare war on each other

Germany and France declare war on each other

On the afternoon of August 3, 1914, two days after declaring war on Russia, Germany declares war on France, moving ahead with a long-held strategy, conceived by the former chief of staff of the German army, Alfred von Schlieffen, for a two-front war against France and Russia. Hours later, France makes its own declaration of war against Germany, readying its troops to move into the provinces of Alsace and Lorraine, which it had forfeited to Germany in the settlement that ended the Franco-Prussian War in 1871.

Archaeologists find possible tomb of Aristotle in Greece

Archaeologists find possible tomb of Aristotle in Greece

A few hours ago, what could be one of the most important archeology news of the year was announced, the possible discovery of the tomb of Aristotle in Estagira, at a site where excavations have been carried out for 20 years.The Greek archaeologist Kostas Sismanides , who has been working in Estagira since 1996, announced the discovery of what could be Aristotle's tomb.

Sverre Sigurdsson Admonishes His Men

Sverre Sigurdsson Admonishes His Men

King Sverre Sigurdsson of Norway (r. 1184-1202 CE) admonishes his troops for looting without authorization, by by Zvonimir Grbasic. Medieval Warfare Magazine / Karwansaray Publishers

Palazzo Marino Courtyard, Milan

Palazzo Marino Courtyard, Milan

Palazzo Marino, Milan (completed 1558 CE), designed by Galeazzo Alessi (1512-1572 CE). The courtyard is an excellent example of Mannerist Renaissance architecture.

Syngman Rhee Resigns - History

Syngman Rhee Resigns - History

Syngman Rhee was re-elected for a fourth term as President of South Korea in March 1960. Demonstrations broke out protesting that the elections had been rigged. On April 19th police fired on demonstrators killing 127 people. On April 27th Rhee resigned.