End of World War II
Despite Germany's surrender, Japan still fought on, finally being brought to terms in August when the United States dropped ...
While the Germans were withdrawing from Finland, the Soviets attacked in northern Scandinavia, capturing Petsamo (Finland) and Kirkenes (Norway) and ...
Finland, which had entered the War to reclaim land taken by the Soviets, had been trying to negotiate a ceasefire ...
Living Memory, 2014 vs 1914
To understand how people of the past viewed their world, it can be helpful to know what their past looked ...
Outbreak of the Crimean War
In 1853, Russia occupied the Ottoman vassal states of Moldavia and Wallachia. After the Russians refused an ultimatum to withdraw ...
World Religion Project
Other Religions - All (%)
Other Religions - All adherents as proportion of total population.
Power at Sea
Number of aircraft carriers by nation.
Coloring Omniatlas maps requires giving each country or political entity a distinct color which will continue to work with all ...
East Asia 2014
Rise of China
Gorbachev's reforms led to the collapse of the Soviet Union and a decade of stagnation in Russia, but China ...
Cause and Effect
The Ottoman Voyages to the Indies
The Age of Exploration is often seen as a distinctly Western European phenomenon, with other nations merely being viewed as ...