During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States conducted two atomic bombings against Japan in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. By executive order of President Harry S. Truman the United States of America dropped the nuclear weapon 'Little Boy' on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, followed by the detonation of 'Fat Man' over Nagasaki on August 9. These are the only attacks with nuclear weapons in the history of warfare. On August 15, Japan announced its surrender to the Allied Powers. The role of the bombings in Japan's surrender and the United States of America's ethical ju...
American actress | born on Mai 28th., 1931 in Johnstown (PA) | after appearing in various television commercials in the early 1950ies she started her career with her supporting part as Luz Benedict II in "Giant (1956) | other successful movies include "Baby Doll (1956)", "The Big Country (1958)", "The Carpetbeggars (1964) und "Ironweed (1987)"
German author and opera director | born on Mai 31st, 1941 in Krefeld (North Rhine-Westphalia) | after he studied at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna he bacame a leading represantative of German "Regietheater" | best known for his controversial productions he was voted best opera director for several times | he is married to actress Elisabeth Trissenaar
Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known as Bauhaus, was an art school in Germany from 1919 to 1933, that combined crafts and fine arts. It is famous for its unique approach to design that it taught and publicised. For political reasons Bauhaus operated in three different German Cities. In Weimar from (1919- 1925), in Dessau (1925- 1932) and in Berlin (1932-1933). Three famous architect-directors created the unique Bauhaus style: Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer from 1928 to 1930 and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe from 1930 until 1933. Then the college was closed under pressure from the Nazi governmen...
The Battle of Jutland was a naval battle fought by the British Royal Navy's Grand Fleet against the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet during the First World War. The battle was fought from 31 May to 1 June 1916 in the North Sea, near the coast of Denmark's Jutland Peninsula. It was the largest naval battle and the only full-scale clash of battleships in the war. Both sides claimed victory.
The Battle of Verdun was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the Entente against the German Empire. It took place between July 1st and December 18th, 1916. The aim of the German troops to conquer the fortfications around the city of Verdun failed after heavy losses on both sides. The battle was one of the largest of World War I, in which more than 1,000,000 men were wounded or killed, making it one of humanity's bloodiest battles.
The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. It took place between 1 July and 18 November 1916 on either side of the River Somme in France. The battle was one of the largest of World War I, in which more than 1,000,000 men were wounded or killed, making it one of humanity's bloodiest battles.