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World War II: Aftermath Facts

World War II: Aftermath Facts


The cost of World War II is uncalculable in human or financial terms. estimates indicate that about 55 million people died in Europe during the World War II; of these, about 8 millions were German. Death was not for soldiers  – civilians died in their millions too, and came from many different  directions through these cruel years. In the opening stages of the war, as the German armies invaded Poland, Adolf Hitler wasted little time in organizing the killing of large numbers of non-combatants.

The History of Poland in 10 minutes

The History of Poland in 10 minutes

This is an interesting short video about Polish history from Middle Ages to Modern Time. Well, personally I think it needs more than 10 minutes to get a bits of a country’s history, but if you are looking for a starting point – you may enjoy!!

On this day – 25th May

On this day – 25th May

585 BC   The first known prediction of a solar eclipse was made in Greece

1844   The gasoline engine was patented by Stuart Perry
1895   Oscar Wilde, a playwright, poet and novelist, was convicted of a morals charge and sentenced to prison in London
1925   John Scopes was indicted for teaching the Darwinian theory in school
1935   Jesse Owens tied the world record for the 100-yard dash. He ran it in 9.4 seconds. He also broke three other world track records