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The French and Indian War and the Treaty of Paris

On this day in 1763, The Seven Years’ War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War, ends with the signing…

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Peter the Great and the Enlightenment

On this day in 1725, Peter the Great passes painfully from chronic uremia and a gangrenous bladder. By the time of his death, his imperial…

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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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