Pages with category: January
Japan Comes South
Even as their planes racked Pearl Harbor, the...
Northern Eurasia 1944
Lower Dnieper Offensive
After its victories at Stalingrad and Kursk,...
The latter half of 1943 saw the Soviet Red...
Japan surrendered on August 15, 1945, ending...
Southern Asia 1948
Independence of Burma
The British departure from India in 1947 made...
Southern Asia 1949
First Arab-Israeli War
When Israel declared independence in 1948, the...
Asia Pacific 1949
Communist Victory in Northern China
In China, the uneasy truce between...
East Asia 1949
Communist Victory in North China
With their defeat at Xuzhou, the Nationalists...
East Asia 1951
Chinese intervention in Korea
By November 1950, the American-led United...
Northern Eurasia 1951
At the end of World War II, Korea had been...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1956
Independence of Sudan
In 1953 Egyptian revolutionaries deposed the...
North America 1959
In 1952, Colonel Fulgencio Batista seized...
Asia Pacific 1973
Paris Peace Accords
By the late 1960s, US public opinion had swung...
East Asia 1974
Battle of the Paracel Islands
The 1969 Sino-Soviet conflict encouraged the...
Indonesian invasion of East Timor
In 1974 Portugal’s staunchly colonialist...