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Italian-Turkish War of 1911-1912 Now Available Online

30 Dec
Italian Troops Fighting Turks in Libya 1911-1912

Italian Troops Fighting Turks in Libya 1911-1912

Italo-Turkish War of 1911-1912 now online at http://www.historyguy.com/italo_turkish_war.htm

The Italian Navy transported nearly 50,000 Army troops to the Libyan coast, where they quickly overcame light resistance and occupied the coastal cities. The Ottomans only had light forces on the ground, and were not able to put up an effective resistance. Due to the weakness of their navy, compared to the Italian naval forces, and the declared neutrality of Egypt (which was under British control), the Ottomans were not able to reinforce the defenders in North Africa. Because of this apparent weakness in the face of Italian aggression, the Ottoman government had to…(read more at http://www.historyguy.com/italo_turkish_war.htm)

 

Egypt-Libya War of 1977

29 Dec

New page on the Egypt-Libya War of 1977 now online at http://www.historyguy.com/egypt_libya_war_1977.htm

 

Wars of Korea Page Online

22 Dec

New page on the Wars of Korea at http://www.historyguy.com/wars_of_korea.htm

Wars of Korea

 

Donghak Peasant Revolution (1894)–This rebellion caused the Korean governement to request Chinese military intervention. This caused Japan and China to fight a war in Korea.

First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)–Japan defeated China. Many battles fought on Korean soil. The war resulted in Japan gaining increased influence in Korea.

Japanese Annexation of Korea (1910)–Though Japan retained effective control over Korea from 1905 on, the annexation was formalized in a 1910 treaty.

Anti-Japanese Resistance (1919-1945)–Many different groups and rebel forces resisted Japanese rule over Korea.

World War Two (1939-1945)–Many Koreans were drafted into Japanese forces during World War Two. The war ended with Japan defeated, and Japanese occupation of Korea ended.

Jeju Rebellion (1948-1949)–Communist rebellion on the South Korean island of Jeju

The Korean War (1950-1953)

 

Veteran’s Day in America: A Time To Honor Heroes

11 Nov
American Veteran on Veteran's Day

American Veteran on Veteran's Day

Honoring our Heroes on Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day is a time to reflect upon the sacrifices, bravery, and patriotism of millions of service members whose call to duty guarantees the freedoms and way of life enjoyed by all Americans.  To my brother, cousins, father, aunt and grandfathers who served, most especially, THANK YOU!

 

Russian History Page Now Online

12 Sep
Russian Flag

Russian Flag

The new Russian History Portal page is now online at:  http://www.historyguy.com/russian_history.htm

 

Israeli History Page Now Online

12 Sep

New page online dealing with Israeli History at http://www.historyguy.com/israeli_history.htm

Israeli Flag

Israeli Flag

 

Wars of Charlemagne Page Online

09 Aug

The new page on the Wars of Charlemagne, who built Western Europe’s most powerful empire in the post-Roman period, is now online at:

http://www.historyguy.com/wars_of_charlemagne_king_of_franks.htm

Charlemagne Picture

Charlemagne Picture by Durer

 

Israel and Syria War Page Online

19 Apr

Israel-Syria War page now online at:  http://www.historyguy.com/israel_syria_wars.htm

Also, tensions between the two Mideast foes may be heating up toward a new war.  Read the interesting WSJ article at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704671904575194100405117846.html?mod=WSJ_newsreel_opinion

 

Images and Pictures of German Invasion of Norway 1940

28 Feb

New page on Images and Pictures of the German Invasion of Norway (1940) now online at http://historyguy.com/worldwartwo/world_war_two_images_invasion_of_norway.htm

German Soldiers in a burning Norwegian Village During the Nazi Invasion of 1940

German Soldiers in a burning Norwegian Village During the Nazi Invasion of 1940

 

Bio on Fed Chair Ben Bernanke

24 Jan

New Biographical page on prominent 21st Century Americans featuring Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke online now at http://historyguy.com/american_history/bernanke_ben.htm

 Ben Bernanke