Consolidation of the Dutch East Indies
Despite its small size, the Netherlands emerged from the 19th century in charge of the rich and populous Dutch East ...
East Asia 1945
Bombing of Hiroshima
Although Japan was now isolated and starving, with its major cities laid waste by bombers, the Japanese government still refused ...
End of the Pacific War
By May 1945, Germany had been defeated and the War in Europe was over. Meanwhile in the Pacific, the Americans ...