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When Failure is Not an Option

On April 13th, 1970, approximately 205,000 miles from Earth, an explosion aboard Apollo 13 ruptured an oxygen tank in the service module. The resulting shortage…

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The Lethality of National Adolescence and Ignorance

On April 12th, 1861, the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, SC, the resulting battle and eventual surrender by the US Army garrison mark…

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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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Coming to Terms With Appomattox

On April 9th, 1865, with his army surrounded and his men weak and exhausted, Robert E. Lee realizes there is little choice but to consider…

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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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