Massacres Bloodiest Battles of the 20th Century By the beginning of the 20th Century, the concept of battle had gotten extremely vague. The idea that armies would bloodlessly maneuver into position before engaging in a brief, concentrated clash of arms was a thing of the past. Twentieth Century wars were continuous in both time and space. They were fought day and night, winter and summer, over weeks and months at a time.
The Jackie Robinson at the Olympics Story 1. But many are undoubtedly left wondering: The New York World's Fair of has long been one of my fascinations, and I would surely visit there if I had a time machine myself.
So naturally, I wanted to include it in the game somehow. The NYWF had a better than average inclusion of international pavilions, including communist Russia and several eastern bloc nations that would cease to exist shortly thereafter, with the notable exception of Nazi Germany.
I've always wondered what their pavilion would have looked like, had they built one Anyway, in my alternate universe, the Germans rid themselves of Nazism after Hitler is assassinated, and are proudly represented at the New York World's Fair.
I love the counterpoint this provides to the harsh reality of the actual history And what better way to emphasize the lighter side of this alternate history than with cake? There are also several reasons why I decided to make a cake the reason the German pavilion became memorable.
Firstly, I love cake. Second, food items are often singled out as favorite memories of events like World's Fairs.
Of particular note are the Belgian Waffles that were the hit of the New York World's Fair, and let's not forget that the waffle cone was invented at the St.
Louis World's Fair of In my alternate reality, the positive experience the Germans had with their pavilion at the New York World's Fair is what inspired them to build their own international exposition, in Berlin, in when in our world there obviously weren't any World's Fairs anywhere.
Because it's just so captivatingly delicious that if someone unexpectedly hands you a plate with a slice of this cake and a fork and encourages you to enjoy it, you'll be distracted long enough to allow another Time Traveler to scoot in there and interfere with your plans.
Just think about it: On the other hand, the person who eats the cake might not be the player whose actions you are stopping.
For example, perhaps it's the lookout of the Titanic who is being distracted at the crucial moment by a delicious slice of fresh German Cake. OK, first let's talk about Zeppelins. The Hindenburg disaster destroyed the airship industry overnight And had they been used in World War 2, they might even have gotten a reputation of being strategically useful, even vital, instead of simply seeming like giant floating death-traps.What do the X's mean?
The X's just indicate the ones I either have not watched or I have watched but have no review or a puny review.
It's just a way to keep me from buying two copies of the same movie.
THE ATOMIC BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA (Hiroshima, Japan, August 6, ) Events > Dawn of the Atomic Era, The War Enters Its Final Phase, ; Debate Over How to Use the Bomb, Late Spring WW1 Events - this date in Alexander Kolchak seizes control of the Provisional All-Russian Government in a coup.; First Spanish Flu cases in Spain, where reports on the disease are published freely due to the lack of wartime censorship.
On August 6, , the United States changed the face of warfare when it dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, U.S. forces detonated a second atomic bomb over Nagasaki, Japan, forcing an end to World War II. Bloodiest Battles of the 20th Century.
By the beginning of the 20th Century, the concept of battle had gotten extremely vague. The idea that armies would bloodlessly maneuver into position before engaging in a brief, concentrated clash of arms was a thing of the past.
Two events occurred in mid to late July that sealed the fate of the citizens of Hiroshima. First, the Potsdam Conference began on July 15 in a suburb of Berlin and at the meeting were Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, and Harry Truman.
Second, during that conference the atomic bomb was tested in the New Mexico desert.