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World War 2 Begins Leading to an Enduring Peace

On this day in 1939, German forces bombard Poland on land and from the air, as Adolf Hitler’s blitzkrieg rolls North and East, seeking to…

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Hiroshima and Little Boy

On this day in 1945, at 8:16 a.m. local time, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay drops atom bomb “Little Boy” over the city of Hiroshima….

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Posted in Foreign Policy History

The Complex Manhattan Project

On this day in 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m., the Manhattan Project comes to an explosive end as the first atom bomb is successfully tested in…

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From the Shogunate to Pearl Harbor

On this day in 1853, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, representing the U.S. Government, sails into Tokyo Bay, Japan, with a squadron of four vessels. For…

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Japan Begins Renewable Energy Quest With Wind Turbines

In the wake of the disastrous shortcomings of Japan’s nuclear power plant in Fukushima, the government is turning to safer and more renewable resources to…

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