We often remember the Titanic sea disaster, but did you know there was a sea disaster that even surpasses the Lusitania and Titanic combined. Excerpts (in italics) are from The Milwaukee Sentinel Feb. 7, 1954, The Night 30,000 people drowned in the Baltic Sea by C. S. Forester. On 30 January 1945, 30,000 people mostly […]
He was one of the richest men in Europe when he was herded into a dirty cellar and shot. Do you know who he was?
In 1917, after the death of 3.3 million of his people, this leader’s armies revolted and refused to fight. A few minutes before midnight on March 14, 1917, a committee of generals met with him in the drawing-room of a private train and told him he would have to renounce his power and give up […]
He often wore disguises to escape arrest – Do you know his name?
As a child, it is reported that he was serious and never took part in athletic games. He studied law and spoke four languages—French, German, Russian, and English. For years he was hounded and driven from one country to another, living at various times in Germany, Austria, France, Poland, Switzerland and England. Disguised as a […]