The Russian Resistance movement had a major impact on the course of the war on the Eastern Front. Those who fought in the Russian resistance movement are better known as 'partisans'. In the immediate aftermath of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, people in certain parts of Russia saw the Germans as liberators from the tyranny of Joseph Stalin as opposed to an evil invading conqueror.
Sport and pastimes in Tudor England tended to mirror the likes and dislikes of the king or queen who reigned at this time. Henry VIII had a great love for certain sports, especially hunting, while his daughter, Elizabeth, liked pastimes which we would find very cruel such as bear-baiting and bear-gardens.
In all social groups class plays a major role in the attainment of children in education. At all age groups in the education system it is apparent that working class children achieve lower attainment than children from a middle class background. It is suggested that the system is biased and designed for white, middle class children disregarding the needs of the working class and ethnic minority children.
The Battle of Coral Sea took place in May 1942. If the Japanese had succeeded at Coral Sea, the way would have been open for the Japanese to have captured New Guinea and leave Australia isolated from Allied help and more open to a Japanese attack. The Battle of Coral Sea was fought entirely by planes - no ship on either side made any visual contact with any enemy ship.