Gandhi was an Indian activist and lawyer who denounced British rule fighting against what he believed was oppression. He abhorred the concept of violence and once said “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”
At the end of WWII there was so much death, destruction, illness, and starvation occurring in European countries torn by the conflict. In today’s post I will discuss a military operation to bring mercy and light to those suffering in the Netherlands with no food after a freezing winter in the spring of 1945 by allied forces such as Great Britain and the U.S.
The attack from the Empire of Japan on the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii was a devastating event to U.S military forces and the citizens of this country. President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7th, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy.”