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Suez Canal Crisis

On this day in 1956 Israeli forces, followed by French and British troops, invade Egypt, sparking the Suez Crisis, and bringing parts of Western Europe…

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Beirut Bombings

On this day in 1983, the Beirut barracks bombings decimate the quarters of U.S. and French troops during the Lebanese Civil War. Two truck bombs…

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The Cuban Missile Crisis

On this day in 1962, at 7:00 pm EDT, Pres. John F. Kennedy, on the job for 21 months, delivers a nationwide televised address on…

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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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