Author: Martin

Fokker DR1 Triplane 3 (World War I)

Ten Things That Were Different in 1914

In 1914, at the start of World War I, Europe and in fact the whole world looked very different from the world we know today, over a hundred years later. We look at 10 things that were fundamentally different. Technology...

Live tweeting World War I

Live tweeting World War I

Live tweeting usually refers to somebody tweeting about an event live, as it happens. There are twitter accounts that live tweet the events of World War I – exactly 100 years later. Both are worth to...

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This Year’s Theme: World War I

After World War I, war might be necessary but it would never again be glorious – John Green (Crash Course World History #36) My grandmother was born in Austria-Hungary close to the end of World War...

The Test quote by John Green

The Test – Why History Matters

Why do we lock back at the past, why is history interesting and / or important for us? One of the best answers to these very old questions was given by John Green in the very...

Walhalla (Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany)

Welcome to Martin’s History

History has always been my passion. So much so that I even studied it at university for a couple of years. While I never made a job out of it, in fact choose a quite different...