Mavis Batey, Allied Code Breaker in World War II, Dies at 92
She was assigned to one of World War II’s most secret and important operations, an ambitious Allied effort to decipher secret codes used by the Axis powers — chiefly Nazi ... destroyers carrying 3,000 sailors were sunk. When asked years later, after ...
The Spoils of War
He is the author, most recently, of Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War. Year Zero: A History of 1945. By Ian Buruma. Penguin Press, 2013, 384 pp. $29.95. For decades, World War II ... Axis-occupied nations, the Allies favored restoring to power ...
Italy in World War II
Italy allied ... Berlin Axis, aided Hitler in his prewar conquests, and then entered into World War II on Germany’s side. Italy was not ready for the conflagration and proved no better than a junior partner leading to Mussolini's fall from power.
War crimes of US and its allies
Addressing a gathering in Mathugama, President Rajapaksa has said ” If one were to probe the last days of Wold War II ... directly due to World war 2. Most of them were soldiers and civilians both in the Axis powers and the allied powers.
The Nerds Who Won World War II
Nothing remotely like the Allied strategic program in World War II, on such a scale ... In fact, the solutions were a combination of small advances, many of them interrelated, each in its way indispensable in overcoming the Axis powers’ might.