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Franz Ferdinand

Heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, along with his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg. The assassination sparked the opening of World War I with a declaration of war by Austria-Hungary against Serbia.



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Swan Song for the CSS Shenandoah

Swan Song for the CSS Shenandoah

Built in Scotland in 1864, CSS Shenandoah was the last Confederate commerce destroyer to operate on the high seas.

Survival: The Story of the USS Franklin

Survival: The Story of the USS Franklin

Considered one of the greatest survival sagas of World War II, the story of the USS Franklin is almost too fantastic to believe.

Mark Twain Joins the Marion Rangers

Mark Twain Joins the Marion Rangers

After the Civil War ended his career as a river pilot, Sam Clemens joined the Marion Rangers, a new Confederate militia unit in Hannibal, Missouri.

Wunderwaffen: Hermann Göring & the Messerschmitt Me-262

Wunderwaffen: Hermann Göring & the Messerschmitt Me-262

Hermann Göring’s ‘Wunderwaffen,’ the Messerschmitt Me-262, was among several unveiled for the Führer that the Nazis hoped would turn the tide of war.

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