World War Two

All category topics on the military, political, social, and cultural aspects of the Second World War.


Agadir Crisis: Forerunner of World War One

Agadir Crisis: Forerunner of World War One

This article on the Agadir Crisis is from James Humes’s book Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman. You can order this book from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Early in Winston Churchill’s political career he became known for his opposition, during peacetime,...
Sarah Churchill: Daughter of the Statesman, Ersatz Advisor

Sarah Churchill: Daughter of the Statesman, Ersatz Advisor

This article on Sarah Churchill is from James Humes’s book Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman. You can order this book from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Sarah Millicent Hermione Touchet-Jesson, Baroness Audley was a British actress and dancer who lived from...
The Churchill Wilderness Years

The Churchill Wilderness Years

This article on the Churchill wilderness years is from James Humes’s book Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman. You can order this book from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. In the early 1930s, Churchill no longer had a government position. He seemed out of touch by...
Winston Churchill’s Childhood

Winston Churchill’s Childhood

This article on Winston Churchill’s childhood is from James Humes’s book Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman. You can order this book from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Many of Churchill’s views of politics, warfare, and even international affairs can...
Winston Churchill’s Death: January 24, 1964

Winston Churchill’s Death: January 24, 1964

This article on Winston Churchill’s death is from James Humes’s book Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman. You can order this book from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Although his political and scientific predictions can be attributed to his historical...
British WW2 Aircraft

British WW2 Aircraft

The following article on British WW2 aircraft is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  British WW2 Aircraft: Avro Lancaster The Lancaster evolved from the Avro firm’s ill-fated...
101st Airborne Division: Using Stealth on D-Day

101st Airborne Division: Using Stealth on D-Day

The following article on the 101st Airborne Division is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  The ‘‘Screaming Eagles’’ were activated at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, on 15 August...
1st Infantry Division: The Big Red One

1st Infantry Division: The Big Red One

The following article on the 1st Infantry Division is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Tracing its heritage to the First World War, the 1st Infantry Division, also know as the...
82nd Airborne Division

82nd Airborne Division

The following article on the 82nd Airborne Division is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Activated by Maj. Gen. Omar N. Bradley at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, on 25 March 1942,...
29th Infantry Division: North and South Meet

29th Infantry Division: North and South Meet

The following article on the 29th Infantry Division is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Part of Maj. Gen. Leonard T. Gerow’s V Corps, the 29th Infantry Division was organized...
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