On August 12, 1953 the Soviet Union successfully detonated their first hydrogen bomb at the Semipalatinsk test site in northern Kazakhstan. One important thing about the Hydrogen bomb they created was that it was the Soviet Unions own original design, unlike the atomic bomb they dropped whose design was stolen from the United States through espionage. Stalin placed the highest priority on the Soviets nuclear … Continue reading The H-Bomb!
September 8, 1941 was the day that would mark the beginning of a horrific two and a half years for the City of Leningrad(modern day St. Petersburg). General Ritter von Leeb who was the commander of Germany’s Army Group North had severed the city’s last main road and began bombarding targets, the harshest lethal siege in history began on this day. Hitler’s goal was to … Continue reading 900 Days of Starvation