Year of Revolution Begins
By 1848, Europe was already experiencing considerable social tension, in good part due to the rise of industrialization but also ...
The call for German unification had led to nationalists congregating in Frankfurt to establish a national assembly and work on ...
Having imposed peace on the Sardinians, Austria now turned to crush the revolution in Hungary - even though that country was ...
Battle of Novara
Revolutionary feeling was still strong in the Italian states, prompting the Pope to flee Rome in November and leading to ...
Alliance of the Three Kings
Prussia responded swiftly to the uprisings in Germany, crushing rebellions in Saxony and the Prussian Rhineland. With its supporters cowed ...
Annexation of the Two Sicilies
Having won over the island of Sicily, Garibaldi embarked for the mainland. Facing little resistance he entered the capital of ...
Kursk and Sicily
By mid-1943, the Axis situation was rapidly deteriorating with Germany losing its foothold in North Africa and being forced to ...
Lower Dnieper Offensive
After its victories at Stalingrad and Kursk, the Soviet Red Army had the Germans on the run. In an attempt ...
Southern Asia 1944
Battle of Imphal-Kohima
By the close of 1943 the British were ready for a new offensive against the Japanese in Burma, mounting a ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1944
From Africa to Paris
In July 1943 the Allies invaded Sicily from Tunisia, leading to the capitulation of Italy two months later. The following ...