Polish revolutionary Jozef Bem on a 10 złoty note of a type issued in 1950. Plarem photo via Wikimedia Józef Bem fought for Polish and Hungarian independence before converting to Islam and joining the Ottoman Empire by SÉBASTIEN ROBLIN Defeated radicals plotting revolution from exile. Poles opposing Russian influence in... Read more
In 1965, U.S. and Dominican Tanks Fought Brief, Violent Skirmishes
Tanks have rarely been used in battle in the Western Hemisphere — and fights between tanks are even rarer. But the Dominican Republic in 1965 was one of the exceptions, when Constitutionalist rebels fought the armored vehicles of invading U.S. Marines in the streets of the capital city, Santo Domingo. Stranger yet, the... Read more