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Six Seconds of Courage: Veteran’s Film Depicts Heroics of Two Marines in Ramadi

Six seconds was enough time to run – as many people nearby did – or enough time for a Marine ...
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‘America’s National Historic Trails’ Book Review

Karen Berger outlines the 19 pathways in the National Trails System, with scores of images from photographer Bart Smith ...
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Why Stalin Tried to Stamp Out Religion in the Soviet Union

When the era of Communist rule began in Russia in 1917, religion was seen as a hindrance to a thriving ...
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Fat-footed tyrannosaur parents could not keep up with their skinnier adolescent offspring

(Taylor & Francis Group) New research by the University of New England's Palaeoscience Research Centre suggests juvenile tyrannosaurs were slenderer ...
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Ancient Indigenous forest gardens promote a healthy ecosystem

A new study by historical ecologists finds that Indigenous-managed forests -- cared for as 'forest gardens' -- contain more biologically ...
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‘The Sistine Chapel of Apache religion’: Tribe Fighting to Save its Sacred Land

The Apache hope to save Oak Flat, a sacred site to the tribe, from mining operations ...
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A Kamikaze Pilot’s Complicated Legacy

In the 2013 film "The Eternal Zero," Japanese siblings ponder their late grandfather's life—and his mysterious death ...
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General Malin Craig: The Man Behind Marshall

As prewar U.S. Army chief of staff, Craig laid the groundwork for his famed successor ...
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Floating Fire

A monstrous Confederate contrivance joined the April 1861 barrage of Fort Sumter  ...
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Regulating Venus

Faced with a rampant prostitution crisis in Nashville, the U.S. Army tried a bold social experiment ...
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