Horatio Nelson’s Brandy:

British Admiral Horatio Nelson defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. However, Nelson died during battle.

The longest and most boring war of all time

It is the 30th of March, 1651. The Dutch Empire -which was one of the World’s most dominant powers in those days-  officially declared war on the Isles of Scilly. These isles are composed of some 145 tiny islands located southwest of England. The territory is a meager 16.03 km2 (6.19 sq mi) and was home to a few hundred …

The treaty of Versailles a.k.a. Screw you Germany!

“This is not peace. It is an armistice for 20 years.” Those were the words of Ferdinand Foch in 1919, as he was talking about the Treaty of Versailles. The Frenchman Foch was the supreme allied commander in the First war, when the British Empire, France, the United States and others were fighting Germany and her allies from 1914 through …