I'm Alright 1932 - 1933
In different ways, in different places, new leaders take centre stage: Hitler in Germany, Roosevelt in the US. Militarism triumphs in Japan, which consolidates its invasion of China's north east. By the time the offices of president and chancellor have been combined into a single Fuhrer, Hitler has achieved absolute power in a one-party state without acting unconstitutionally. By the time he has been in office for 100 days, FDR has launched an unprecedented flurry of legislation - The New Deal.
World War II
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- Ch 354The Great War: 1914-1918The most catastrophic revolt of all occurred in the Russian Army where hundreds of thousands of soldiers deserted. Russia's Great war was essentially over. Germany moved many more troops to the Western Front and despite America's entry into the war, it would not be until 1918 when the full effect of their involvement would be appreciated.Project 949The mysterious sinking, the causes and the salvage operations are revealed of the K-141, Kursk. The Kursk was a Project 949A submarine of the Oscar-class. During the Cold War, The Soviet Navy had to face the challenge of NATO's powerful maritime fleets. The Soviets then discreetly launched Project 949, a top secret program for the construction of a new generation of missile carrying submarines.