Archive for the ‘WWI’ Category

Gandhi or M.A.D.?

May 24, 2011

It is true that Gandhi’s idea for peace through non-violence is a brilliant way to look at things, but the simple problem is that it only works when there is a majority willing to perform it. People in general are temperamental. This means if someone goes far enough they WILL fight back. This proves that […]

Who made the greatest impact in the 1920’s

March 30, 2011

In my eyes Manfred von Richthofen (a.k.a. The Red Baron) was the most influential person during the twenties. During WWI he had over 80 credited wins, even on top of that there were several wins not credited because his enemy crashed on Allied territory. Richthofen started out as a foot soldier when he joined the […]

Treaty of Versailles

March 30, 2011

The Treaty of Versailles sset up the stage for the second World War. This is the statement that has been beaten into our heads for years, in fact without the Treaty of Versailles would have never came into such power. The treaty basically said that the fault of the first World War rested entirely on […]

Belzec

March 30, 2011

Szlamek Bajler and Family Taken on Monday 12 January 1942 from the town of Izbica Kujawska to Chelmno death camp, where he worked burying bodies in mass graves in Rzuchow forest after the Jews had been gassed in the gas vans. On Monday 19 January Szlamek escaped from the vehicle carrying him and the other grave- diggers to the forest […]

The sinking of the Lusitania

March 1, 2011

The Lustania was a British passanger and cargo ship used to transport between the U.S. and Great Britain. During this time Germany began the unrestricted submarine warfare. Germany warned the U.S. several time not to board this ship because they were going to attack it. Dispite these warnings U.S. citizens stil boarded the vessel and […]

The Zimmermann’s Telegram

February 28, 2011

The Zimmermann’s Telegram was a document that was coded message from the German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann to German Minister to Mexico, von Eckhardt. Coded in this telegram was a supposed message asking Eckhardt to convince Mexico to enter in a war with the United States by offering U.S.  territory of their choice. England “intercepted” […]