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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 Lost Squadron and the Bermuda Triangle

On this day in 1945, a group of five Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bombers disappears over the Bermuda Triangle after losing contact during a US…

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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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The Beginning of the End for the British

On this day in 1783, British troops finally departed from New York City on Manhattan Island, marking the truest end of the American Revolutionary War….

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The Start of the Nuremberg Trials

On this day in 1945, 24 high-ranking Nazis comprising the first flight of such evil-doers go on trial before the International War Crimes Tribunal in…

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Honoring Vietnam Veterans

On this day in 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington DC after a march to its site by thousands of veterans of…

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