Sunday, September 26, 2021

Historical Biographies

The colorful personalities of famous people come alive to share their shortcomings, passions and achievements. Cross the boundaries imposed by time and space, and come face to face with your favorite (and not so favorite) historical figures.
Relive the life and times of famous men like Winston Churchill and not so famous heroes such as the Civil War hero Sam Davis. about politicians that became military heroes, like Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Thrill in the escapades of Criminals like Dick Turpin and the murderer, Rev John Selby Watson.
It’s all here, plus much more, just click on the links below and board your own time machine.

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Winston at the Helm

Churchill became British Prime Minister on May 10, 1940. "At last I had authority to give directions over the whole scene (of the war),"...

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. visits Afghanistan in 1933

After the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt Jr. proffered his resignation as Governor-General of the Philippines. Usually a polite formality after an...

The Last Soviet Leader

Gorbachev's perestroika (economic reformations) and glasnost (openness) prepared the USSR for democratic reforms and improved Western relations. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was the Union of Soviet...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Global War, 1941

During 1941, Britain was no longer alone in the fight against Nazi Germany and its allies, for like Russia, the USA was also pitchforked...

Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Battle of Britain 1940

In the Battle of Britain during the summer of 1940, the exploits of the Royal Air Force against the Nazi German Luftwaffe soon assumed...

The Rise, Reign and Fall of Anne Boleyn, Part 3

Campeggio's court in England was a scene of great pomp and ceremonial, and of great drama as well. He and Wolsey, as Papal representatives,...

Rabin’s Definitive Legacy

So we begin, with two different episodes from Rabin's life, two episodes that show him in two completely different lights. One as the decisive...

The Rise, Reign and Fall of Anne Boleyn, Part 4

The populace were divided in their reaction to Henry's destruction of Papal influence in England. Many welcomed it, but others saw it as the...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Russia Beleaguered

In 1942, the Russians were in the front line of World War Two. Meanwhile, the USA, a more recent combatant, was still gearing up...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Introduction

Sir Winston Churchill, Britain's illustrious Prime Minister in World War Two lived a dramatic and tempestuous life before finding worldwide fame in old age. If...