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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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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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Yeager Breaks the Speed of Sound

On this day in 1947, U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, born…

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The Fate of Kurds in Trump Hands

I didn’t think the shame could get worse but it just did. You see, history is my “thing.” So get this: This man is consciously…

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The Nuremberg Trials Were the First Military Trials in the Modern Era

On this day in 1946, 12 high-ranking Nazis comprising the first flight of such evil-doers are sentenced to death by the International War Crimes Tribunal…

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