Aircraft During World War 1 and World War 2

Assess the Importance and Significance of Aircraft During WWI and WWII. Some terms need to be defined. WW1 and WW2 stand for World War One and Two. “Importance” in this question mean the effectiveness and usefulness of airplanes during both World Wars. “Significance” here means, what role the aircraft played in winning the war for […]

The Treaty of Versailles

In the peace settlement Germany was forced to accept sole responsibility for causing World War I. This was a totally justifiable demand on the part of the victorious powers.   The Treaty of Versailles was enacted into history in June 1919 with Germany forced to accept sole responsibility for causing World War I. Since then […]


The Treaty of Versailles was intended to be a peace agreement between the Allies and the Germans.  Versailles created political discontent and economic chaos  in Germany.  The Peace Treaty of Versailles represented the results of hostility and revenge and opened the door for a dictator and World War II.   November 11, 1918 marked the […]

Trench Warfare

World War I was a military conflict that lasted from 1914 to 1918.  It was a modern war with airplanes, machine guns, and tanks.  However, the commanders often fought World War I as if it were a 19th Century war.  They would march their troops across open land into the face of machine guns and […]

The Treaty of Versaille

“It was neither a vindictive, harsh peace nor a lenient one, desdigned to reconcile.” How far does this description of the Treaty of Versailles explain why it contained the seeds of the Second World War?   In 1919, the major world powers met at the Paris peace conference to determine the fate of Europe at […]

Submarine Warfare in World War 1

The First “World War,” also known as the Great War, took place after the turn of the century from 1914 to 1918, and was named this because it was the first conflict of global proportions. The war resulted in the loss of military lives and the near destruction of Europe.    The massive destruction of the […]

Joseph Stalin

In a country full of chaos, a great leader is needed to restore order.  In Russia’s case, that leader was Joseph Stalin.  After Lenin’s death, Stalin controlled the communist party in 1927.  He believed in socialism in one country.   After Stalin came into power, his goal was to make Russia a powerful communist country.  To […]

Fascist Germany The Result of Instability

The 1930s were turbulent times in Germany’s history. World War I had left the country in shambles and, as if that weren’t enough, the people of Germany had been humiliated and stripped of their pride and dignity by the Allies.  Germany’s dream of becoming one of the strongest nations in the world no longer seemed […]

American Dream of African American soldiers after WWI

During World War I many things changed, lives were destroyed; dreams shattered, and many soldiers’ who went to war came back with a different view of life. This “lost generation” was one of the main reasons why the speakeasies and popular 20s culture arose. That culture arose because the men returning from the battlefield did […]

Edvard Radzinsky – The Last Tsar

In his book, The Last Tsar, Edvard Radzinsky describes a very interesting viewpoint of the life and death of Nicholas Alexandrovich, the last Russian Tsar. Radzinsky’s illustration of this ill-fated monarch follows the diaries of Nicholas from their beginning on March 1, 1881, to the final entry on July 16, 1918.1 Radzinsky mainly goes over […]