“We bombed, we killed; it was all a part of war…We had an enemy in front of us, and we had to prove that we were stronger and more prepared.” —Nadezhda Popova It might have something to do with Halloween, or perhaps it is just a twist of Fate, but yesterday afternoon I was doing…
March 21, 1965 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leads 3,200 people on the start of the third, and finally successful, civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
The only thing new in this world is the history you don’t know.
—Harry S. Truman
March 20, 1942 — General Douglas MacArthur—at Terowie, South Australia—makes his famous speech regarding the fall of the Philippines in which he says: “I came out of Bataan and I shall return”.
America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about
March 19, 1945 — Adolf Hitler issues The Nero Decree—officially titled Demolitions on Reich Territory Decree—ordering the destruction
Being present and not being present are two bottles of spices; at any given time, we miss or exceed their uses. —Unknown
March 18, 1965 — The first spacewalk took place as Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov left his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether, and remained outside the spacecraft for 20 minutes.