V-J Day Facts for Kids

The end of World War II is a significant moment in history, not only because it ended the deadliest and most destructive conflict in recorded history, but also because it was the time that America emerged as one of the world’s two superpowers. The conflict between the US and Japan began when Japan bombed Pearl … Read more

The Cold War Facts for Kids

During World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union had fought on the same side, though they did not fancy each other a lot. Americans had been worried about Russian Communism for a long time and Russians thought that the US should have joined them sooner so more Russians would not have died … Read more

Pearl Harbor Facts for Kids

Pearl Harbor was attacked on Sunday, December 7, 1941 at 7:55 a.m. by fighter planes from Japanese aircraft carriers that had sailed undetected almost 500 miles north of Oahu, one of Hawaii’s islands. This attack would thrust the United States into World War II and changed history forever. Over 2,400 American soldiers died and 1,178 … Read more