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Captain Perry, the Battle of Lake Erie and the War of 1812

On this day in 1813 Captain Oliver Hazard Perry leads the first unqualified victory over a British naval squadron in history. His U.S. fleet of…

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The Lightning War and the Will of the British People

On this day in 1940, 300 German aircraft raid London, in the first of 57 consecutive nights of aerial bombardment. This bombing “blitzkrieg” (lightning war)…

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The Noble Crazy Horse, Protector of the People

On this day in 1877, Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is fatally bayoneted by a cavalry soldier in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. A…

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V-J Day – the End of WW 2 Aboard the USS Missouri

On this day in 1945, Japan formally surrenders to the Allies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, bringing an end to World War 2….

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World War 2 Begins Leading to an Enduring Peace

On this day in 1939, German forces bombard Poland on land and from the air, as Adolf Hitler’s blitzkrieg rolls North and East, seeking to…

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Immigration Nightmare for Children

This is sick…(not the cool kind, either) I have known bad things from in the service most wouldn’t believe.The thing is, I have no choice…

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