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Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod was born 7 August 1876, better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed on 15 February 1917 by firing Continue Reading

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In September 1944 the Allies launched Operation Market Garden. The road bridge across the Lower Rhine should have been the final objective of the operation, and its capture was tasked with the British 1st Airborne Division. Unexpected German resistance in Arnhem meant that only a Continue Reading

As the Vietnam War raged in 1969, John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono held one week-long Bed-Ins for Peace, at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam. Knowing their March 20, 1969 marriage would be a huge press event, John and Yoko decided to use the Continue Reading

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