Warren G. Harding was elected the 29th U.S. president on his birthday, and served from 1921 to 1923. His term followed World War I and a campaign promising a "return to normalcy."
Hermann Göring was an ace pilot in ww1 and led the Jagdgeschwader 1 a fighter pilot wing once led by the Red Baron himself Manfred Von Richthofen
Born in 1849 during the Kingdom of Prussia which later joined with the other German country’s to form the German empire. He served as an extremely effective field marshal for the German army. He lived through the Kingdom of Prussia, The German Empire, the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany and died in west Germany. Therefore living through 5 german regimes
Most historians agree that American involvement in World War I was inevitable by early 1917, but the march to war was no doubt accelerated b...
On October 29, 1929, Black Tuesday hit Wall Street as investors traded some 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. America and the rest of the industrialized world spiraled downward into the Great Depression (1929-39), the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world up to that time.
The Panama Canal was opened in 1914. This opened the two hemispheres allowing increased trade between them
The Battle of Verdun was the longest and one of if not the bloodiest battle of the First World War. This picture shows the French sacred road, the only supply road between the back and the front surprisingly the Germans never bombed it
Communist Leon Trotsky helped ignite the Russian Revolution of 1917, and built the Red Army afterward. He was exiled and later assassinated by Soviet agents.
Vladimir Lenin was founder of the Russian Communist Party, leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and architect and first head of the Soviet state.
Joseph Stalin ruled the Soviet Union for more than two decades, instituting a reign of terror while modernizing Russia and helping to defeat Nazism.