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How Portugal’s Seafaring Expertise Launched the Age of Exploration

Perched on the southwestern part of the Iberian peninsula, Portugal turned to the boundless Atlantic Ocean as its only outlet ...
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How A New York Socialite Helped Defend Native American Culture

During the summer of 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt had fled Washington, DC’s swelter. He was vacationing at Sagamore Hill, his ...
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‘Firearms of the Texas Rangers’ Book Review

Doug Dukes reviews firearms borne by the Texas Rangers and stories behind the men who carried them ...
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Who Will Go: Into the Son Tay POW Camp Review

Author Terry Buckler gives readers an inside view of the planning, execution and outcome of the famous Special Operations mission ...
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The 1964 Brinks Hotel Bombing: Courage, Tragedy and a Nurse’s Purple Heart

A U.S. Navy nurse who survived the Brinks Hotel bombing in 1964 shares her story of suffering, resilience and an ...
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Gunpowder Weapons in Medieval Europe

The advent of gunpowder weapons in 14th century Europe prompted medieval commanders to develop new tactics and adjust existing ones ...
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8 College Football Coaches Who Changed the Game

College football has been a staple of American culture for more than a half-century longer than the NFL. The professional ...
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NatGeo’s ‘9/11: One Day in America’ is a Painstaking Portrait of Horror, Resilience & Hope

National Geographic’s latest six-part retelling of the infamous day that launched a forever war and shocked the world ...
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‘Not something you should ever really see’: Veterans Reflect on 9/11

“The initial reasons to go in after 9/11, were right and true,” Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath said. “They had ...
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October 2021 Readers’ Letters

Readers share dispatches about Rabbit Ear Mountain, Las Vegas (N.M.), Bat Masterson, Bill Longley and Colonel John Gibbon ...
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