World War I


The Vietnam War

June 11, 2012 | In: World War I

The Vietnam War occurred in present-day Vietnam. It represented an attempt of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the National Front of the Liberation of Vietnam to overtake the country and install a communist system. Opposing them was the Republic of...

The Third Punic war

June 9, 2012 | In: World War I

Even though Rome won The Second Punic War, the hatred for Carthage exploded even more. Romans hated them so much they wanted any Phoenician land erased from the map. This extraordinary country never ceased to amaze the Romans, by managing to get on...

The Spanish Civil War

June 7, 2012 | In: World War I

The Spanish Civil war started on the 17th of July, 1936 and ended on the 1st of April 1939. It was a conflict in which the nationalist forces, under the command of Francisco Franco, battled with the Republican or Legalist forces. These forces included...

The Second Crusade

June 5, 2012 | In: World War I

After the First Crusade, things remained calm for almost half a century. But the Muslims didn’t think the same. They began preparing retaking the Holy Land long before the Second Crusade. And so, in 1149, the Pope sent more troops to defeat those who...

The Second Punic War

June 3, 2012 | In: World War I

The Second Punic War   After the First Punic War, Carthage was forced to pay an immense tribute to Rome, but it wasn’t enough to stop the expansion of this great nation. That didn’t please Rome and the only thing appearing on the horizon...

History learning site

June 2, 2012 | In: World War I

I’ll begin with a powerful sentence, which has the potential to raise many questions, regardless of the political system or the religious one: history learning begins with : Once upon a time, there was nothing. That was about 13 billion years...

The Hundred Days Offensive took place on the Western Front, from the 18th of July, until the 11th of November, 1918. Before that, the Germans gained a lot of land which was not properly defended, and so all over the map there were many territories, but...

The Cold War

May 24, 2012 | In: World War I

The Cold War was the name given to the conflict emerging between the US and the Soviet Union. It began after the Second World War. The major issue was the fast growth of the production of mass destruction weapons by the USSR. For a 50 year period, the...

Franz Ferdinand

May 22, 2012 | In: World War I

As i said, i can assure you that Franz Ferdinand isn't just a rock and roll band. But what exactly did Franz Ferdinand that influenced such an enormous event?! It's the 28th of June, 1914 in Sarajevo. The heir of the Austro-hungarian Empire is...

First of all, i want to highlight something that few people actually know and use. Did you know that World War I used to have another name before World War II? No?! Well, its first name was The Great war. Ok, with that out of our hands, let's begin...