Tag Archives: World War 2

OTD: Attack on Pearl Harbour

On this day in 1941, Japan attacked the American naval base at Pearl harbour, effectively bringing the United States into the Second World War. 8 battleships were alongside at the time and all were damaged, with four sunk. All but … Continue reading

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OTD: VJ Day 2020

Victory over Japan Day (aka VJ day) is often overshadowed by the more “popular” VE Day¬† that is celebrated on 07 May. Yet we often forget that this day really signalled the end of the bloodiest conflict ever inflicted on … Continue reading

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