18NOV 2019
Daughters of the American Revolution award

Daughters of the American Revolution award

The Daughters of the American Revolution Continental Congress is a time-honored tradition that has been held in Washington, D.C. as the annual national meeting of the DAR membership since the organization’s founding in 1890. Not to be confused with the United States “Congress, ” the DAR national meeting is named after the original Continental Congress which governed the American…

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14NOV 2019
Lewis and Clark Expedition journey

Lewis and Clark Expedition journey

Boating accidents were mentioned a number of times in the journals kept by expedition members. Some of the men could not swim, and it is fortunate that no person drowned. One of the most serious mishaps occurred on April 13, 1805, when a pirogue containing the medicines, instruments, merchandise, Sacagawea…
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10NOV 2019
What year Vietnam War started?

What year Vietnam War started?

Bows says Fitzgibbon was there when, technically, the U.S. had only military advisers in Vietnam, though he says Fitzgibbon and others were, in his view, clearly in combat. In Bows’ account, some of the flights into Saigon took gunfire from people on the ground. However, Fitzgibbon was not killed in…
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06NOV 2019
All about World War 2 Facts

All about World War 2 Facts

World War 2 Facts – On the Home Front When consideration is given to World War 2 facts, those facts differ dramatically. With each generation the recollections disappear as those who experienced the events pass on. Yet over six decades later, there still remain courageous men and women who recall first-hand…
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02NOV 2019
World War One tanks

World War One tanks

Citation: C N Trueman Tanks and World War One historylearningsite.co.uk. The History Learning Site, 31 Mar 2015. 19 Feb 2016. The tank had an interesting role in World War One. The tank was first used at the little known Battle of Flers. It was then used with less success at the Battle of the Somme…
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29OCT 2019
World War One Battlefields today

World War One Battlefields today

Somme Battlefields Film I have put together a short film on the Somme Battlefields, showing some of the sites that can be seen there. This can be viewed below. The Department of the Somme lies in the Picardy region of Northern France, and is relatively easy to visit from the UK, driving time from the…
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25OCT 2019
Manhattan Project Physicists

Manhattan Project Physicists

Developing Nuclear Weapons March is National Women s History Month, and it s a good time to think about some of the accomplishments of women in science. Discoveries by women scientists like Marie Curie and Lise Meitner contributed greatly to building the foundations of our knowledge of radioactivity…
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21OCT 2019
Facts about the World War II

Facts about the World War II

1) France had more tanks, guns and men than Germany in 1940 It is always assumed that during the Second World War the Germans bludgeoned their way to victory with a highly modern and mechanised army and Air Force that was superior to anything the Allies could muster in May 1940. The reality was very…
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17OCT 2019
Abraham Lincoln place of death

Abraham Lincoln place of death

The Petersen House Today. The Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) at 516 10th street was the home of William and Anna Petersen. On the night of April 14, 1865 the mortally wounded president was carried to a back bedroom in this house. The Petersen family aided as they could, although on this night…
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