Tag: World War II

The Origins of the Microwave Oven: Messy and Full of Peanuts

Can you imagine a life without a microwave oven? Microwaves grant us a way to heat even the most frozen foods in mere moments...

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)....

Remembering Memorial Day

Each Memorial Day thousands of Americans take time from their hectic schedules to have a cold one, grill on the barbeque, enjoy friends and...

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb: A Leader’s Triumph or...

Technology has allowed for the furtherance of warfare, from the invention of gunpowder to the splitting of the atom, these findings have propelled the...

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...

Germania, Hitler’s Utopian City

As a young man in Vienna, before World War I, Hitler had lived as a virtual down and out, following the squandering of his...