World War II

Top sites to see for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings

We celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Allied landings on June 6, 1944. 70 years of memories rooted in the landscapes of the region: old guns, bunkers and war memorials. Three departments (the Cavaldos, the Manche and the Orne) bring…

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The United States and the world since 1945

The 20th century was one of the affirmation of American power on the world stage and even, from 1945, of the progressive establishment of its hegemony in the context of the Cold War. The foundations of the foreign policy of…

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Stories and Memories of the Second World War in Japan

For nearly two years, I have been regularly feeding this blog with the most mediatic events of the memory. Yet I have never before saved any article on my desktop for comment. It is therefore necessary to believe that memory…

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The military use of the Jet Stream by the Japanese during World War II

When the Japanese discovered the Jet Stream, it was for military use. And with good reason: The Japanese Empire is at war, and its resources are limited. In 1942, they are on the defensive and prepare a bad surprise to…

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