Who Were The World War II Code Talkers?

During World War I, the United States military used Cherokee and Choctaw service men, among others, to relay secret tactical messages based on words from their traditional tribal languages. These became known as 'Code Talkers'. Although Native American languages were used during WWI, it wasn’t until WWII that an organized code

What Is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is a US federal holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, that remembers those who died while serving in the armed forces. It should not be confused with Veterans Day which celebrates the service of all US veterans, Armed Forces Day which honours those currently serving, or

Which Country Has Been Neutral The Longest?

Although Swiss neutrality dates back to the 16th century, it wasn't until after the final defeat of Napoleon in 1815 that the Congress of Vienna finally confirmed its status, and the Vatican City didn't become neutral until the Lateran Treaty with Italy in 1929. Therefore, Sweden has been neutral the