For every royal person who has disappeared, presumed murdered, in mysterious circumstances, there has been someone, often more than one person, who has claimed his or her identity. Yet never have so many claimants come forward as those who have asserted themselves […]
In the most devastating air raid history had witnessed, more than 300 American bombers launched several thousand incendiary bombs over Tokyo that burned more than 100,000 people and seriously injured another million. Not even the atomic bombardments of Hiroshima and Nagasaki could […]
With an equally contested definition, referring to the deliberate destruction of a race, ethnic or religious group, genocides were committed in modern and ancient society in every corner of the globe. From the greed for territorial supremacy to the absurd hatred of […]
The history of the twentieth century was full of events that changed the world. The humanity was devastated by events such as the Pearl Harbor attack, the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy or that of the black leader, Martin Luther […]
Harassed by the Nazis after a love affair with Joseph Goebbels, Lida Baarova, one of the most celebrated actresses of Czechoslovakia and Germany was left to contemplate the tragically missed opportunities for the rest of her life.