The German ‘Blitzkrieg’ of 1940 smashed the armies of Norway, Denmark, and France

The┬áperiod between Germany’s defeat of Poland in October 1939 and her invasion of Norway in April 1940 is often referred to as the “Phony War” because there wasn’t much happening. The French stiffened their defenses…


Germany forces a neutral America to enter World War I

Since the days of George Washington, Americans struggled to remain protected by the mighty oceans on its border. When European conflicts erupted, as they frequently did, many in the United States claimed exceptionalism. America was…