On August 23, 1939, Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany signed the Molotov - Ribbentrop pact, named after the Soviet foreign minister Vyacheslav Molotov and the Nazi German foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop.
The biggest historical misconceptions regarding the Molotov - Ribbentrop pact is that it was a "non aggression" pact while in fact it was the exact opposite.
In reality it was in fact an "aggression" pact which made Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany allies, and enabled H
Fidel Castro and his small army of guerrillas overthrew the American backed brutal military dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista in 1959 to widespread popular support, only to turn Cuba into a brutal Communist dictatorship, headed by Castro and his henchmen.
Taking control of Cuba on New Year’s Day 1959, after his guerrilla army routed the quarter-century-long dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista, Castro vowed that unlike his hated predecessor, he’d share the nation’s wealth with
At the end of WW1 the Ottoman empire was defeated and in shambles with European armies occupying large parts of it and its capital Constantinople.
With allied troops occupying the Ottoman capital, representatives from the war’s victorious powers signed in 1920 the treaty of Sèvres that divided and partitioned the empire’s lands into European spheres of influence.
The terms of the Treaty of Sèvres were far more severe than those imposed on the German Empire by the Treaty of
You have to give credit to Obama, he comes across as a genuinely honest guy who's a great speaker and who has tons of charisma, almost enough to convince you that his 8 years in office were a success and not huge failure.
Mainstream media is doing all it can to hype and brainwash people about Obama's legacy, even years after he left office, while completely whitewashing all of his massive failures both domestic and abroad. The biggest foreign international crime Barack Obama
On 1st of August, 1944, the Polish underground ("Armia Krajowa" or "AK") launched the Warsaw uprising against the German occupation forces in Warsaw, a rising that would become one of the most heroic and tragic events of WW2.
The rising which was initially planned to last for two to three days, lasted 63 days and saw the German army suffer heavy casualties as it fought with Panzers and Stuka dive bombers against a largely unprofessional volunteer force which was mostly compr