On Easter during WWII, African American soldiers painted Easter eggs for Hitler on bombs, soldiers attended a makeshift mass on the Italian front and the Battle of Okinawa began.
It is in the spirit of our founder, Stephen E. Ambrose, that director and historian Mark Bielski shares some of the interesting historical events that occurred during WWII, WWI and the Civil War in the month of November.
Director and historian Mark Bielski shares some of the interesting historical events that occurred during WWII and the Civil War in the month of September. Read on!
The article “The Battle of the Bulge: Why Counterattack in Belgium?” by our historian Kevin M. Hymel, analyzes the favorable conditions that led Hitler to launch his counteroffensive against the allies—the Battle of the Bulge—in Belgium.
Historian Mark Bielski shares the little known story of two historic surrenders, 22 years apart. These events, one of which occurred during WWI and the other, WWII, turned out to be pivotal moments in both wars.
As Stephen Ambrose said, “The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.” In this spirit, director and historian Mark Bielski shares some interesting history happenings that occurred in the month of March during the Civil War, WWI and WWII.