Recommended Interesting Articles

History Podcasts

Ellis Island Opens 1892 - History

Ellis Island was originally a military fort in the middle of New York Harbor. It was named after the War of 1812 Fort Gibson. For the first 100 years of American history the states were responsible to process new immigrants. New York had processed its immigrants at the Castle Garden Immigration Center located in lower Manhattan.
Read More
History Podcasts

Riverside Church

Riverside Church is an ecumenical center of worship located on Riverside Drive, overlooking the Hudson River, in the Morningside Heights district of New York City. The 392-foot French Gothic edifice is one of the best-known religious structures in the city and a splendid sight when viewed from a boat in the river.
Read More
Additionally

Weapons and manpower

A vast amount of weapons and manpower were needed in World War Two. Figures for industrial production were massive in any of the main protagonists in the war. The total number of people called up during the war ran into tens of millions worldwide. The figures given below are some indication as to what was meant by 'total war' - when everything in a country was directed towards the war effort.
Read More