DAVROS FIRST APPEARED 1975 Davros was Chief Scientist of the Kaleds towards the end of their thousand year war with the Thals on the planet Skaro. Confined to a mobile life-support system, Davros developed a final solution to end the war: The Daleks – mutated Kaleds robbed or morality and with added aggression, placed inside armored shells called the Mark III Travel Machines.
Life at the front - Horses did much of the dirty work. From the era of gun and cannon on certainly with the onset of "modern" warfare (19th C on) horses were literally worked to death even when they were not actively killed by gunshot/artillery fire--having insufficient food and little or no shelter contributed to the terrible attrition. SHAME ON US!!!
1941-1943 Germany goes on to conquer Yugoslavia and Greece and launches the invasion of the USSR in 1941. By 1942, Nazi Germany is at the peak of its power, with most of Europe under the control of Germany and its allies. In the USSR, Hitler’s troops at first make rapid progress, advancing to the gates of Moscow and Leningrad. But the invasion turned into a war of attrition in which the German army was gradually ground down by the reviving Soviet Union.
The Somme, 1916 The Battle of the Somme is seared into British popular consciouness as the worst and most pointless event of the Great War. It has become the epitome of the futility of war : thousands of our lads cheerfully going like lambs to the slaughter. Like most pieces of popular mythology , it's true at an emotional level , but not at a factual one. It has become so much part of everyday knowledge that very few ever question it. Whilst undoubtedly ghastly , it had to be fought…