Recommended Interesting Articles

History Podcasts

Cruiser Tank, Sentinel AC IV (Australia)

Cruiser Tank, Sentinel AC IV (Australia) The Sentinel AC IV was a version of the Australian Sentinel AC I cruiser tank, modified to carry a 17pdr high velocity anti tank gun.The original AC I was armed with a 2-pounder anti-tank gun, already obsolete by the time the tank entered production in the summer of 1942.
Read More
Peoples, Nations, Events

The Enabling Act March 1933

The Enabling Act was passed on March 23 rd 1933. The act was to have huge consequences for the citizens of Nazi Germany. The formal title for the Enabling Act was the 'Law to Remedy the Distress of People and Reich' Hitler had been appointed Chancellor on January 30 th 1933. However, he had no intention of acting within a participatory democracy.
Read More
History Podcasts

Bleeding Kansas

“Bleeding Kansas” was a term used by Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune to describe the violent hostilities between pro and antislavery forces in the Kansas territory during the mid and late 1850s.For many years the Great Plains area was labeled the Great American Desert, implying that the lands offered little in the way of economic benefits.
Read More
History Podcasts

Trains collide near Tokyo, killing more than 160 people

Two commuter trains and a freight train collide near Tokyo, Japan, killing more than 160 people and injuring twice that number on May 3, 1962.It was Constitution Day in Japan when a commuter train pulled out of Mikawashima station at 9:30 p.m. taking passengers out of Tokyo. Three miles north of the city, a freight train went through a red signal, causing it to jump the track and collide with the commuter train.
Read More
History Podcasts

Idaho II BB-24 - History

Idaho II BB-24Idaho II(BB-24: dp. 13,000 n.; 1. 382& 39;; b. 77& 39;; dr. 24& 39;8& 34;; s. 17 k.; cgl. 744; a. 4 12& 34;, 8 8& 34;, 8 7& 34;, 12 3& 34;, 2 21& 34; tt.; cl. Mississippi)The second Idaho (BB-24) was launched by William Oram,p & Sons, Philadelphia, 9 December 1905- sponsored by Miss Louise Gooding, daughter of the Governor of Maho; and commissioned at Philadelphia Navy Yard 1 April 1908, Captain S.
Read More