Tag: cannon

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Simply a Butchery: Grant at Cold Harbor

Ulysses S. Grant would later admit that Cold Harbor was the one battle he “would…

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The Crater: Explosion of Death

An plan to tunnel beneath Confederate defenses at Petersburg and blast a huge hole inadvertently…

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Operation Aphrodite

Radio controlled B-17s proved to be deadly and ahead of their time.

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The Trampled Swastika

In April 1945, as the Allies crushed Nazi Germany from all sides, the Reich that…

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Death in the Deep Woods: Chickamauga Creek

In the deep woods of Chickamauga Creek, wary Union and Confederate soldiers thrashed the the…

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Bloodbath at the Chosin

A U.S. combat team fought against overwhelming odds in late November 1950 at the Chosin…

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Russian Antitank Rifles

The Soviet Union’s two primary antitank rifles saw wide use in World War II despite…

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Waves of Murderous Assault: The Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain in mid-1940 resulted in a British victory and a key setback…

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Storming the “Splendid City”

The five-month campaign by the U.S. Army in 1847 to capture Mexico City pitted Winfield…

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Blood on the Village: Battle at Concord

A preemptive strike by Britishe regulars to destroy Patriot supplies at Concord ended in a…