The dream of building a great canal across the Isthmus of Panama dates back
several centuries ago when Spanish explorers first visited the area. Their goal was to
build a canal designed to facilitate communications between the colonies and...
St. Louis (Ship); Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945; Jewish refugees
The purpose of this paper is to document the history and voyage of the Hamburg-American Line steamer the St. Louis, loaded with 908 German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany. In May 1939, the ship went to Cuba to wait out United States immigration...
Submarines (Ships) -- Germany -- History -- World War, 1914-1918; New England -- History -- World War, 1914-1918
Much has been written about America's pre-First World War involvement with
Imperial Germany and her undersea boats, commonly referred to simply as U-Boatsremembering
that the United States remained neutral for the first 2 years, 8 months, of