Civil War

How did Stalin become the leader of the Soviet Union?

From Dailyhistory.org: How and when did Joseph Stalin come to power? Stalin is remembered as one of the bloodiest tyrants in the history of the world. He was the absolute ruler of the Soviet Union and later of the Communist… Read More ›

Fearless Farragut

From History.net by Lawrence Lee Hewitt: Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman, and David Glasgow Farragut followed a remarkably similar path to Civil War glory. All three were little more than fringe players in the Union military in the early… Read More ›