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To Die with Honor

The Japanese Army fought desperately along New Guinea’s Driniumor River.

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World War I Weapons: Germany’s Big Guns

Stopped short of Paris during World War I, the Germans thought they could still win…

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Female Revolutionary War Heroes: the Front Lines and at Home

In addition to the Founding Fathers, there were numerous female Revolutionary War heroes who contributed…

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Cannon Thunder at Valmy

By David A. Norris Wind lifted away the fog sheltering the French lines. Atop a…

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Meat Grinder at Yelnya

By Pat McTaggart   The smell of victory was in the air as the forces…

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Kilpatrick’s Raid on Richmond: Doomed to Failure? 

Historians are always in argument over how General Kilpatrick’s raid on Richmond had failed, but…

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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 1683 Battle of Vienna: Islam at Vienna’s Gates

During the 1683 Battle of Vienna, relief came out of the woods and down from…