22FEB 2020
Moon 1969 landing

Moon 1969 landing

Forty-five years ago, this week, 123 million of us watched Neil and Buzz step onto the moon. In 1969, we numbered about 200 million, so more than half of America was in the audience that day. Neil Armstrong instantly became a household name, an icon, a hero. And then — and this, I bet, you didn t know — just as quickly, he faded away. Whatever Happened to Neil Whosis? asked the…

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18FEB 2020
What years did World War Two end?

What years did World War Two end?

There has long been a scholarly debate about whether it was necessary for the United States to use atomic weapons to bring World War II to an end. Traditionalists say yes: If not for Fat Man and Little Boy, Japan would have fought to the last man. But revisionists argue that by August of 1945: (a) Japan…
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14FEB 2020
Vietnam War Veterans

Vietnam War Veterans

“You can’t take a 19-year-old brain and subject it to the constant threat of death or injury by rocket fire and expect it not to be affected, ” Roy R. says of his year in Phu Bai and Danang during the Vietnam War and his subsequent 30-year struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Roy wasn’t…
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10FEB 2020
Vietnam War casualties names

Vietnam War casualties names

A Korean girl places flowers on the grave of an American soldier, UN cemetery at Pusan, April 9, 1951. (NARA -C-6425) U.S. involvement in the conflict on the Korean peninsula began fifty years ago, after the Communist invasion of June 1950. Almost twenty-five years later, the North Vietnamese stormed…
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06FEB 2020
After the Declaration of Independence

After the Declaration of Independence

We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.’ These famous words are all that most people remember of the American Declaration of Independence…
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02FEB 2020
Effects of World War Two

Effects of World War Two

By World War II is often viewed as the last good war. In contrast to the wars that followed it — Korea and Vietnam, primarily World War II is said to have had a clear purpose: the smashing of Nazism and fascism and all the horrible things for which they stood. The description “last good war” also implies…
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29JAN 2020
First Apollo moon landing

First Apollo moon landing

Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility) 00.67408° N latitude, 23.47297° E longitude For the first lunar landing, Mare Tranquilitatis was the site chosen because it is a relatively smooth and level area. It does, however, have a high density of craters and in the last seconds before landing, the LM…
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25JAN 2020
American Civil War Documentary

American Civil War Documentary

War may be hell, but it can make for great television, as Ken Burns proves in his masterful 11-hour PBS series chronicling the deadliest war in American military history. The Civil War was a landmark TV event that held record numbers of viewers riveted to their screens and reinvented the documentary…
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21JAN 2020
Pre World War One map

Pre World War One map

How the first world war changed the world ON JULY 28th 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, beginning the first world war. In the following four years, millions would lose their lives. What else changed? Economies shrank, stagnated and hyperinflated. It took over a decade for the German economy…
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