Southern Asia 1914
Outbreak of the Great War
The end of July saw the outbreak of World War I in Europe, pitting Russia, France, and Britain against Germany ...
Southern Asia 1942
Indian Ocean Raid
The first three months of 1942 had seen the almost total defeat of the Allies in Southeast Asia, with Japan ...
East Asia 1942
In April, with the Japanese on the advance everywhere, the United States launched their reprisal for the Pearl Harbor attack ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1942
In December 1941 Japan entered World War II by attacking US and British bases in the Pacific. The following March ...
Southern Asia 1948
End of Mandatory Palestine
The British Mandate of Palestine had become increasingly unstable since the 1930s, facing first Arab and then Jewish insurgencies against ...