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The Dentist Who Fought Off a Frenzied Banzai Charge

It was a fight of unspeakable horror—one Captain Ben L. Salomon seemed to have trained for his whole life ...
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American History Review: Muckraking Magazine Became a Reforming Juggernaut

Citizen Reporters: S.S. McClure, Ida Tarbell, and the Magazine that Rewrote America, by Stephanie Gorton ...
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Goths vs. Romans: Lessons from the Battle of Adrianople

Find out what drove Eastern Roman Emperor Flavius Valens to defeat and how the Goth became the "arbiter of war," ...
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How St. Augustine Became the First European Settlement in America

Even before Jamestown or the Plymouth Colony, the oldest permanent European settlement in what is now the United States was ...
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Where was ‘Little Phil’?

Few things vex historians more than conflicting testimony from witnesses to the same event ...
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Naked prehistoric monsters! Evidence that prehistoric flying reptiles probably had

(University of Portsmouth) Pterosaur expert Dr David Unwin from the University of Leicester's Centre for Palaeobiology Research, and Professor Dave ...
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Modern humans reached westernmost Europe 5,000 years earlier than previously known

(University of Louisville) Modern humans arrived in westernmost Europe 41,000 - 38,000 years ago, about 5,000 years earlier than previously ...
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The U.S. Army Owns…Dinosaurs?

Created by George Washington during the Revolutionary War and made a permanent, distinct body within the U.S. Army in 1802, ...
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The Mariel Boatlift: How Cold War Politics Drove Thousands of Cubans to Florida in 1980

The Mariel Boatlift of 1980 was a mass emigration of Cubans to the United States. The exodus was driven by ...
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Disaster on Tenerife: History’s Worst Airline Accident

A series of tragic coincidences and human errors led to the collision of two 747s on a runway in the ...
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