A Military History of the United States during World War II

During the war some 16,112,566 Americans served in the United States Armed Forces, with 405,399 killed and 671,278 wounded. Introduction The military history of the United States in World War II covers the war against the Axis Powers, starting with the 7 December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. During the first two years of World War II, the United States had maintained[…]

The Primary and Proximate Causes of World War II

During the interwar period, deep German anger arose in the Weimar Republic on the conditions of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. Introduction The causes of World War II, a global war from 1939 to 1945 that was the deadliest conflict in human history, have been given considerable attention by historians from many countries who studied and understood[…]

The Year of the Four Emperors and the Demise of Four Roman Legions

The empire’s expansion brought them into contact with a population of different customs, languages, and religions. Introduction During the Year of the Four Emperors (69 CE), the fight between Vitellius and Vespasian would ultimately bring about the demise of four legions, the XV Primigenia, I Germanica, IIII Macedonica, and XVI Gallia. All four of these legions had previously served the Roman[…]

Methods, Economics, and Strategy in Ancient Greek Warfare

The scale and scope of warfare in Ancient Greece changed dramatically as a result of the Greco-Persian Wars, which marked the beginning of Classical Greece. Introduction Warfare occurred throughout the history of Ancient Greece, from the Greek Dark Ages onward. The Greek ‘Dark Age’ drew to an end as a significant increase in population allowed urbanized culture to be restored, which led[…]

Everything You Need to Know about Studying for Nursing Certifications Online

Lifelong learning is important for all of us. It leads to better job prospects, more fulfilling lives, better mental and physical health, and is even good for the wider economy. This is true regardless of the industry you work in, however, there are some fields in which continued education is particularly important. Perhaps unsurprisingly, one[…]