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The History of the Twentieth Century

A chronicle of the history of the twentieth century, including art, music, popular culture, science, religion, and, of course, politics and war.
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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 26, 2016

Albert Einstein published four papers in 1905 that turned modern physics upside down and established him as the greatest scientist of the century.

Jun 19, 2016

A review of what lessons we can take away from the war, with an emphasis on what lessons were not learned, to the grief of many.

Jun 12, 2016

Russia's Second Pacific Squadron finally reaches the western Pacific, and meets a catastrophic end. US President Theodore Roosevelt brokers a peace agreement between Japan and Russia.

Jun 5, 2016

The Japanese fund dissenters in  Russia. A peaceful protest in St. Petersburg becomes "Bloody Sunday." Admiral Rozhdestvensky struggles against the odds to bring his fleet into the Pacific, and the Japanese win the Battle of Mukden, possibly the largest battle in world history, until this time.

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