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Harry Gives ’em Hell

On this day in 1951, President Harry S. Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of his commands due to the General’s insubordination and unwillingness to conduct…

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Not to Act is to Act

On April 8th,1945, Lutheran pastor, theologian and Nazi-resistance leader Dietrich Bonhoeffer is hanged at Flossenburg, only days before the American liberation of his concentration camp….

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Over There . . . .

On April 6th, 1917, 32 months into the conflict, the United States declared war on Germany; the following December, war was also declared on Austria-Hungary,…

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The RAF at 103

On April 1st, 1918, precisely 103 years ago, the Royal Air Force (RAF) is formed with the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and…

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The Marshall Plan: Strength in Numbers

On April 3rd, 1948, President Harry S Truman signed the Marshall Plan into law. Officially it was entitled the European Recovery Program, an American initiative…

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Peace With Honor?

On March 29th, 1973, the last remaining American combat troops pulled out of Vietnam, ending direct US military involvement in the war following the signing…

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