Schleswig and Holstein were two largely German duchies which had long been ruled by Denmark. In 1863 the Danes revised ...
Southern Asia 1911
Strangling of Persia
Endeavoring to modernize, the new constitutional Persian government hired American advisors. Russia responded first by orchestrating the return of the ...
Liberation of the Balkans
The Allied push through Belgium was halted by an unexpected German counterattack through the Ardennes in December, however the Soviet ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1960
Year of Africa ends
In mid-September 1960 Colonel Mobutu ended the governmental crisis in the Congo by seizing control and imprisoning PM Lumumba. Lumumba ...