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Ike’s Operation Overlord and Hitler’s End

On this day in 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is named Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) by FDR, serving in a…

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Trump’s War

The following is an excerpt from a post I made on Facebook 6 years ago. It goes double today. Just because I don’t support Benjamin…

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The Lockerbie Bombing – Pan Am Flight 103

On this day in 1988 the aircraft bearing tail-number N739PA, operating the transatlantic leg of Pan Am Flight 103, was destroyed by a bomb killing…

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Remembering Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway

On this day in 1941, “the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”…

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The Independent Jewish State of Israel

On this day in 1947, the United Nations votes in favor of an Independent Jewish State of Israel, the partition of Palestine and an end…

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Korea, MacArthur and the 38th Parallel

On this day in 1950, Gen. Douglas MacArthur falls for a Chinese feint in Korea, as 230,000 pair of People’s Volunteer Army boots come chasing…

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