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The Siege of Yorktown

On this day in 1781, The Siege of Yorktown, also known as the Battle of Yorktown, the Surrender at Yorktown, German Battle or the Siege…

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And Trump Tries to Throw General Mattis Under the Bus

No, dinkie, you’re not. Not even close. Jim Mattis was a good general, far better than you could even imagine being, who tried to help…

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Sorry, Mick, We’re Not Getting Over It!

Make no mistake about it. Mick Mulvaney stood in front of a group of reporters in the White House press briefing room and admitted that,…

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Mr. October: Reggie Jackson and the 1977 World Series

On this day in 1977, in game six of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson hits three…

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General Gates and the Battles of Saratoga

On this day in 1777, the Battles of Saratoga finally resolve after nearly a month of action and inaction, with British General and playwright John…

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Mao Zedong, the Long March and Chinese Civil War

On Oct. 16 in 1934 the “Long March,” a tactical retreat of Mao Zedong and 60,000 Communist supporters, commences. The embattled Communists had broken through…

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