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Letter From Wild West — February 2021

Wayne Brazel confessed to having killed Pat Garrett, the onetime New Mexico sheriff forever known as the man who shot ...
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Skeletons in Buckskin at the Alamo

The murky fate of the Texian dead grows murkier after human remains turn up inside the famed San Antonio mission ...
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Japanese Ace Tomokazu Kasai Dies at 94

“I still have the same dream of a Hellcat on my tail, and I can’t shake it.” ...
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New fossil provides clarity to the history of Alligatoridae

(Virginia Tech) "From what we have, we are able to understand a little bit more about the evolutionary history of ...
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Why FDR’s Fourth Presidential Inauguration Lasted Only 15 Minutes

As security fears gripped its capital and a global calamity continued to claim the lives of hundreds of thousands of ...
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Spectacular fossil discovery:

(University of Vienna) A team led by Sebastian Stumpf from the University of Vienna describes an well-preserved skeleton of the ...
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Teeth pendants speak of the elk’s prominent status in the Stone Age

(University of Helsinki) The elk was the most important animal to the people inhabiting the northern coniferous belt, with its ...
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Why FDR’s Fourth Presidential Inauguration Lasted Only 15 Minutes

As security fears gripped its capital and a global calamity continued to claim the lives of hundreds of thousands of ...
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Long Tan: Australians and New Zealanders Beat the Odds

Although not the biggest battle the Australians experienced, Long Tan was perhaps their most desperate and critical fight in Vietnam ...
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Why Did MacArthur Wait for the Enemy to Strike First?

The inside story on why MacArthur failed to act at a decisive moment in the war ...
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