Tag: Germany

The History Of Dr Martens In Youth Culture

The History Of Dr Martens In Youth Culture (Guest Post) The Dr Martens boot is one of the most famous and iconic shoes in the...

Munitionettes: The Great War – The Great Change

“The fact that I am using my life’s energy to destroy human souls gets on my nerves.” She was proud that she was “doing...

Adolf Hitler and the History of the Swastika

On September 15, 1935, Hitler convened the Reichstag, in Nuremberg, to pass three laws. The first of these laws was the Reichsflaggengesetz (The Empire Flag Act)....

History from the Web

Part of why I write at Hankering for History is that I love sharing. I don't just like sharing what I've learned, but also...

S.O.S ≠ Save Our Ship

· · · — — — · · ·, the international-standard Morse code distress signal, does not stand for "save our ship." Who knew? I thought it did.  It also doesn't mean "save our souls" or...

Illuminating War: The Advent of Night Vision During World War II...

Throughout periods of war, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and the ongoing War on Terror, there have...