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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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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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Guns of August and WW I

On this day in 1914, some 33 days after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Duchess Sophie, “The Great War” finally erupts. Many people…

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