The Surrender of Singapore and the Great Bluff In the early chaotic days of World War 2, the Japanese took advantage of the fact that the allies had bartered away so many opportunities to prepare for a conflict. The Washington Naval Arms limitation treaty of 1922 resulted in smaller navies among the future belligerents, but […]Read More The Surrender of Singapore and the Great Bluff – February 15, 1942
March 11, 1941 – Roosevelt Signs the Lend-Lease Act Between 1935 and 1937 Congress passed three “Neutrality Acts” that tried to keep the United States out of war, by making it illegal for Americans to sell or transport arms, or other war materials to belligerent nations. Supporters of neutrality, called “isolationists” by their critics, argued […]Read More The Most Important Letter I have Ever Written – Winston Churchill
Freedom for millions of people and wars without end were almost guaranteed when President Roosevelt completed his trip to Yalta and came home . In a joint session to the Congress on March 1 1945, President Roosevelt reported informally about the results of the recent Conference at Yalta. While brushing off the prickly questions […]Read More March 1, 1945: Surrendering the Chance for Peace
Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born on November 30th at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England. His life would have a significant impact on the entire twentieth century as England survived two tumultuous wars and hundreds of smaller conflicts. Winston came from a long line of military leaders with a prestigious history and he added his […]Read More Where are you when they need you most?