THINKING OF throwing in the towel? Calling it quits? Leaving work early? Well, Hiroo Onoda of the Imperial Japanese Army never did. The 22-year old 2nd lieutenant received orders in late 1944 to defend Lubang, a remote island in the Philippines. Together with a
“While soldiers on both sides of the conflict had very different views on states’ rights, all shared an appreciation for a good cup of coffee.”
THE GATLING GUN, improved repeating rifles, and ironclad warships are just a few of the revolutionary
While European soccer fans have been known for letting their enthusiasm get the better of them, the trophy-winning example of sports mania run amok has to be the 1969 conflict between El Salvador and Honduras known as the Football or
IT WAS JUST after 1:30 p.m. on May 7, 1915 when the lookouts aboard U-20, a German submarine operating 14 miles off the coast of south-western Ireland, spied a tempting target: the RMS Lusitania, a 31,500 ton British passenger liner bound for Liverpool from
The wire service Associated Press officially apologized this week for firing one of its war correspondents who in 1945 reported the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany — a full day before other news media released the story.
Normally, journalists are