Portugal plays each side against the other in World War II
If you wanted out of Europe during World War II, all signs pointed to Portugal. The same was true if you were ... A: To me, Lisbon was the real Casablanca, the only city where the allies and axis powers openly operated in Europe. It had all the diamond ...
World War II and the fog of history
ANNIVERSARIES always bring forth memories, some of them dark and conflicting, and this 60th year since the end of World War II demonstrates that there is ... Thais as victims rather than as one of the Axis powers. Contradictory narratives run all through ...
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.
Special: Beretta during WWII: Submission and resistance to Axis powers
During WWII, for example, they made weapons for the fascist Italian army, but what many may fail to realize is that they also made them for the Allies ... wars. World War II was a different story. Back in the early part of the 20th century, Beretta ...
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 ...