EVERY WEDNESDAY World Events

Discover the real story behind the rise and fall of empires, from historic to holy. Witness the seismic events that created shockwaves spanning continents and centuries.

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July 17, 2024

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Clash of Warriors

Pershing vs. Gallwitz

The first full-scale American Expeditionary Force actions on WWI's Western Front.

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Haig vs. Ludendorff

The German offensive in 1918 on the Western Front--the last great gamble in WWI.

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Dowding vs. Goering

In June 1940, Great Britain stood alone against Hitler.

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Rommel vs. Montgomery

The desert campaign in North Africa and Tunisia during WWII was the staging ground for a clash of arms between Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps and General Bernard Law Montgomery's Eighth Army.

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Zhukov vs. Bock

By summer 1941, the German army was considered nearly invincible, having swept all before it and not lost a battle.

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Yamamoto vs. Nimitz

The Battle of Midway, fought in June 1942, occurred within six months of Japan's surprise attack against the American Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.

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Doenitz vs. Horton

May 1943: the largest wolf pack German Grand Admiral Doenitz had ever deployed.

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Manstein vs. Vatutin

July 1943: the greatest tank battle ever was near the Russian city of Kursk.

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