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Frank D. Baldwin’s service as an Indian fighter

Hardly known today, this soldier not only earned two Medals of Honor, a rare distinction indeed, but also served his ...
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Pirates Prompt Cooperation of the U.S. and Royal Navies

Following a remarkable action along Cuba’s northern coast on September 29, 1822, U.S. Navy Commander Stephen Cassis wrote a letter ...
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American Revolutionaries Stripped of Myth

Americans have frequently displayed a fascination toward the Founding Fathers that borders on ancestor worship. More than two centuries after ...
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An American Traitor’s Homecoming

British Brigadier Benedict Arnold’s last ‘homecoming’ only served to secure his place in the history books as America’s most despised ...
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The Lost Secret of Greek

To this day, nobody is quite sure of the exact formula for the Dark Ages’ most terrifying ‘weapon of mass ...
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Crimean War Siege in the Caucasus

The British and Ottoman defenders of Kars were forgotten heroes of the Crimean War. Sometimes in the Caucasus Mountains the ...
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Crimean War Siege in the Caucasus

The British and Ottoman defenders of Kars were forgotten heroes of the Crimean War. Sometimes in the Caucasus Mountains the ...
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International Brigade Medic

Volunteering to serve the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, Alun Menai Williams said, ‘I witnessed most of the carnage ...
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International Brigade Medic

Volunteering to serve the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, Alun Menai Williams said, ‘I witnessed most of the carnage ...
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Battle of the Hedgerows

The city of St. Lô was the U.S. Army’s key to breaking out of Normandy into the French hinterland. On ...
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