Year 1919 – Pogroms from Ukraine and Poland

Year 1919 – Pogroms from Ukraine and Poland

In 1919, nearly one hundred thousand Jews were murdered in Ukraine and Poland in pogroms. These ethnic riots dominated headlines and international affairs of their time as aid workers warned that six million Jews were in danger of complete extermination. Twenty years...
10 Facts About the Battle of Jutland

10 Facts About the Battle of Jutland

The Battle of Jutland was the largest naval encounter of the First World War, pitting the British Grand Fleet against the German High Seas Fleet. It took place 31 May – 1 June, 1916, about 60 miles off the coast of Jutland (part of Denmark). In the years prior to war...
Restoring Poland after WW1

Restoring Poland after WW1

Prior to World War I, Poland was a memory, and its territory was divided among the empires of Germany, Russia and Austro-Hungary; these powers along with France and Great Britain were wrestling for dominance of the continent, as illustrated in this serio-comic map....