World War II

The only really smart war is the one you don't fight. Read more...
In the Caucasus, the United States and Russia are vying for control of the region. The great oil game is in full swing. Whoever controls the Caucasus and its roads, also controls the transport of oil that comes from the Caspian Sea. Read more...
June 20, 1940 - "France Is Defeated And Must Give Up The War".
June 20, 1940. France appoints delegation to receive German surrender terms. Marshall Petain urges French troops to lay down their arms. Fears in Britain that the final German objective is on. FDR takes steps to form coalition cabinet, appointing two Republican higher-ups to crucial positions. Britain lays out defense plans. Britain announces plan to evacuate children to Canada and Dominions. Read more...
February 9, 1945 - The Great Leap Eastward.
February 9, 1945 - 7 Allied armies advance along a 350 mile front from the Alps to Holland. Canadian 1st Army captures 14 towns. Russian Army launches new offensive against Breslau. Patton's 3rd Army now 8 miles inside Germany. Germans use Jet Fighters for first time. Germans reported to be escaping to neutral countries in droves with many heading to South America. Chinese launch successful counterattacks against Japanese in3 Provinces cutting off major Japanese supply lines. Pacific Front the move to recapture to Philippines continues and reports that Japanese have moved 177 American Prisoners of war including Gen. Wainright to Manchuria. Read more...
January 31, 1941 - Daylight Raids And The Stomach For War.
News of the day for January 31, 1941. Greek troops advance in Albania, Italian armies retreat in Libya. Germans continue daylight raids over London. Hitler warns U.S. about intervention. Germans bomb Suez Canal. Siam (Thailand) issues demands via Japan to Vichy Government for surrender of Cambodia and one-fourth of Indo-China (Vietnam). Arguments for Foreign Aid and Lend-Lease on Capitol Hill. 520th day of War. Read more...

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January 26, 1944 - Dog Days Of War.
This day in history - January 26, 1944 - the Italian campaign continues slowly. Soviet Union refuses to recognize Polish government in exile based on reiterating Nazi propaganda about alleged Russian atrocities. Argentina cuts off ties to Germany. The Black Market is alive and well and thriving in the U.S., based on undercover investigations. Read more...
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann explained her support for waterboarding Monday by likening it to the decision to drop nuclear bombs on Japan during World War II. At Saturday's CBS News/National Journal Republican presidential Read more...
This was so frustrating, talking to the Tea Partiers at their rally the other day: When I brought up this report, they defended the employers. The Read more...
This is starting to look like a pattern. First Mark Kirk, now Jan Brewer. Governor Brewer's effort to stir sympathy for her cause seems to have backfi Read more...
Countdown's Worst Persons and surprisingly the number two spot instead of number one went to George Bush for this. Bush: War Boosts The U.S. Econom Read more...