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President Obama To Create A New National Monument At Fort Monroe In Virg...
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By Tom Kenworthy, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress Action Fund. President Obama on Tuesday will for the first time exercise his b


LexGo.com | 10 pieces you won't want to miss at 'The Horse'
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Man's interaction with horses spans eons, and The Horse, the exhibit that opens Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park's International M



High-tech tool gives a new view on old castle ruins | Otago Daily Times...
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[image]A high-tech scanning tool much-used in Britain gave Dunedin heritage experts a new perspective on Cargill's Castle yesterday.


Rome, Sweet Rome: Could a Single Marine Unit Destroy the Roman Empire?
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It was a hypothetical question that became a long online discussion that became a movie (now in development): Could a small group of heavily


Letter: De Soto landed in St Augustine
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Dear Editor: Where do I begin? I have battled the State of Florida to save a piece of St. Augustine History for over a decade.... Read m


Dark, dingy dungeons of Srirangapatna
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British officer Colonel Bailey, who served as a prisoner of war in Tipu’s time, breathed his last in 1782. The dungeons in Srirangapatna wer


Film puts war and aftermath in focus for MSU's Diane Steffan
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"From the Mekong to Montana: As Told By Diane Steffan," a film about a journey of redemption for a PTSD family member made by MSU professor


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Lost gravesite of Civil War hero found
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While a number of people have searched for years for the grave of Raynham Civil War soldier Frederick C. Anderson, a Pawtucket, R.I., man fo


New owners for farm next to Saratoga Battlefield
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EASTON, N.Y. — Job Wright couldn't have picked a worse time to start a farm. Luke Deikis and Cara Fraver's timing wasn't much better 200-pl


A Soldier's Story Set To Gunfire In 'Hell And Back' : NPR
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The documentary Hell and Back Again was a standout at Sundance, and it hits theaters this week. It follows Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris from Af


A symbol restored: Ceremony recognizes importance of F-11 Navy jet
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Expedition continues search for 220-year-old shipwreck
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With his ship ablaze and much of his crew dead, John Paul Jones had the chance to surrender to the British on Sept. 23, 1779. Instead, Jones



Documentary shows stories of WWII veterans in CSRA
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menafn: Documentary shows stories of WWII veterans in CSRAOct 31, 2011 (Aiken Standard - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX)


`Inferno' is monumental history of World War II
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(10-31) 04:23 PDT , (AP) -- "Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945" (Knopf), by Max Hastings: World War II was "the greatest and most terribl


Light Brigade bugle to play again
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The bugle that sounded the Charge of the Light Brigade in 1854 is to be played once again, at this year's British Military Tournament in Lon


The Light in a Dark Harbor
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A veteran Army officer's surprising compassion for the prisoners of war in Boston.


Australia to argue 1902 war crimes case was unfair
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Australia’s government said Friday that it would tell Britain that two Australian soldiers executed more than a century ago for war crimes i


'Amigo' explores the Philippine-American war
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Library Seeks Civil War Era Documents to Archive
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Memoir Revealed of Influential Pastor during Civil War
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Author’s grandson preserves history, releases 110-year-old book


New Era
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Login. Register. Subscribe. Archive. Members. 01-November-2011 You are not logged in. News Categories. Cornelius Frederiks: The smartest mas


Jersey City library returns spoils of Civil War, a 220-year-old book of ...
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Nearly 150 years after a Union Army captain pilfered a book of court records from a county courthouse in Virginia during the Civil War, the


'Treasure of Benghazi' Stolen in One of the Biggest Heists in Archaeolog...
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A priceless collection of 7,700 gold, silver and bronze coins from ancient times -- known as the Treasure of Benghazi -- was stolen when a g


Former military plane takes artful turn in Philly - San Jose Mercury News
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PHILADELPHIA—It was born as a military aircraft, enjoyed a second career as a firefighting plane and is settling into its golden years as a


New memorial honors valor of Jewish chaplains
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On a bitter winter night in 1943, four Army chaplains stood on the deck of the torpedoed and foundering USAT Dorchester while hundreds of Am


War of 1812 kicks off first in “Cultural Talks” series - The Cornwall St...
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CORNWALL (Staff) — OPG and the SD&G Historical Society announce a new series of Cultural Talks at the St. Lawrence Power Development Vis


Vietnam War Bunker Unearthed Under Famous Hanoi Hotel - TIME NewsFeed
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A bomb shelter dating back to the Vietnam War has been unearthed beneath the famous Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam. The hotel, which has


A visual history of the Weymouth Air Base - Quincy, MA - The Patriot Ledger
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Ottoman army enjoyed fresh food on front line
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Ottoman army enjoyed fresh food on front line


Civil War Recruitment Posters
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During the Civil War, the Union and Confederate armies needed bodies to fill their ranks. The most popular recruitment strategy: offer cash


William Colby’s son makes a movie about the spymaster
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William Colby’s son tells his side in a movie about the CIA spymaster who led and then exposed the agency’s deadly deeds in Vietnam.


The Battle of Broken Hill | Past Imperfect
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While Great Britain and the Ottoman Empire were fighting World War I, two Afghans opened up a second front in an Australian outback mining t


Indian Wars: The ties of history come home - Bluff Country News - Southe...
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The battle of the Battle of Hastings
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A new book claims King Harold was defeated by William the Conqueror two miles away from the official battlefield. Does it matter?


Silent classic ‘Wings’ will have unique sound at Medford theater
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When the lights go down at Chevalier Theatre in Medford on Oct. 1 and “Wings” takes flight on the big screen, the audience will be more


Woman’s photos of Battle of Stalingrad veterans on display
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Glens Falls, Lake George, Saratoga Springs news – The Post-Star, serving Warren County, Washington County and Saratoga County in New York st


Md. author pens book on naval battle of 1942 - WTOP.com
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After 25 books, writing projects should come easy for Craig Symonds.


On one of Israel's most controversial battle campaigns
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‘Crossing’ is the most comprehensive study of one of the toughest battle campaigns in IDF history, the Yom Kippur War’s crossing of the Suez


All Hell Let Loose - FT.com
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No one could be better qualified than Sir Max Hastings to write a single-volume history that covers every aspect and every theatre of the se


Campaigners warn of rising threats to nation's war memorials - Telegraph
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Campaigners have warned of the growing threats to the nation's war memorials as new figures show an increase in those in peril.


War of 1812 event organizers courting D.C.-area sponsors - Washington Bu...
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Star Spangled 200, the nonprofit arm of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission,...


USS Iowa begins final mission as museum
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The World War II-era USS Iowa departed the ghost fleet in Suisun Bay, Calif., toward a new home as a museum in L.A.


World War II Building on the Move on KFYR-TV North Dakota's NBC News Leader
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Several volunteers were at Bismarck State College Saturday morning to help tear down an old maintenance building. The building was built


Military History Society of Rochester's museum preserves area's past
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Squeezed into 1,400 square feet of space, it provides a pathway through the region's connections to our country's wars.


Exhibit offers closer look at war | Bryan/College Station, Texas - The ...
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Scientist Uncovers Numerical Pattern in Ancient Mexican City
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Japanese archaeologist Saburo Sugiyama discovered that the architects of the ancient city of Teotihuacan based their designs on a numerical


Obama expected to make Fort Monroe a national park | HamptonRoads.com | ...
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HAMPTON Fort Monroe will take its place among the nation's most revered places on Tuesday, when President Barack Obama is expected to design


Robert E. Lee: 'Outwitted, outmaneuvered and outgeneraled'  - News - T...
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Wreckage of Second World War Japanese Sub Found | Ottawa Citizen
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From Australian Ministry of Defence:   The uncharted wreck found yesterday, off Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, is likely to be a World War II J


Residents Roar Over Park Plans
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Entomology of War: Assassin Bugs, Kissing Bugs, Lice, Fleas and Plague |...
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An entomologist's perspective on the effects of bugs on war, including the use of scorpions as weapons and assassin bug-based technology.


Oshawa military museum may have to sell tanks
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Members of the Ontario Regiment Museum say they may have to sell some of their historic military vehicles to keep their doors open to the pu


Wrecks that promise to unlock the mystery of Francis Drake's final resti...
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Newly-discovered wrecks off the coast of Panama are believed to be the first physical remains found of the ships of Sir Francis Drake. Ph


Resistance: When the Nazis took Wales, new film about Britain's secret u...
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In 1940 Churchill built a top secret army: a British resistance movement primed for a Nazi occupation. History tells us it was never needed


Artist/pilot soars with aviation themes
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Top brass to reopen military museum - News - Thorne and District Gazette
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A SERIES of special events will be held next month to mark the re-opening of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry regimental museum in


Children find 500-pound bomb
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Children playing in a wooded area Friday found what appears to be a 500-pound bomb from the Vietnam War-era.


Shepherdstown man recalls last shot fired in Vietnam - journal-news.net ...
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SHEPHERDSTOWN — There’s an old joke that people who join the U.S.


Military museums sneak history into preschoolers’ safety lessons
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Calgary military museum teaches young kids about the Second World War,


My Kingdom for a Map
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Was the Union disaster at the Battle of Ball's Bluff caused by a simple lack of maps?


Preservationists balk at proposal to build on battlefield in Princeton
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The site plan submitted by the Institute for Advanced Study, which owns the land, includes the development of 7.3 acres east of Mercer Road


Report: 2 more bombs found in Gaston Country
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Crews searching for explosive devices in the area where a bomb was discovered Friday in Gaston County have found two more apparent bombs, WB


World War II bomb found near Mumbai harbour, Navy to defuse
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A World War II shell, packed with 45 kg of explosive, has been found at the Mumbai harbour during dredging operations, police said today.



CTV Toronto- Historic WW2 building in Toronto faces wrecking ball - CTV ...
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CTV Toronto - A building that played a major role in the production of aircraft for the Allies in their fight against Hitler during the Seco


Rare World War One token turns up at Birmingham antiques fair - Top Stor...
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IT was a token gift from royalty designed to bring some festive cheer to soldiers serving at the front.


Israeli history photo of the week: The Battle of Beersheba
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JPost special feature: A Library of Congress collection of photographs that document Israel before the creation of the state.


Eating Off Saddam's Plates: Iraqi Militaria as a Hobby
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A New York restaurant is using plates looted from Saddam's palaces


NZ Navy documents WWII wrecks off PNG’s New Britain island
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Radio New Zealand International is a Shortwave Broadcaster. Our broadcasts are beamed to the island nations of the Pacific but can also be h


Aviation museum opens at former air station in Weymouth
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History and aviation buffs have a unique opportunity to view a number of artifacts tied to the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station<


Museum to tell tales of forgotten war horses
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Museum to tell tales of forgotten war horses..


National Infantry Museum sets up temporary Armor gallery
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The Army has made funding available to construct a gallery to exhibit Armor and Cavalry history inside the National Infantry Museum and Sold


Dresden military museum redesigned by Libeskind
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Indiana Military Museum poised to become significant national treasure
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The 'war chest,' as Bill and Mike Evans of Evansville like to call it, was filled with souvenirs and personal mementos their father, Army ve


Jeremy Paxman: what empire did for Britain - Telegraph
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For hundreds of years, Britain shaped the history of the world. Yet it is shocking, says Jeremy Paxman, how little we appreciate the endu


All Hell Let Loose by Max Hastings - review
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All Hell Let Loose is military history at its most gripping. This is the story of the war as experienced by ordinary men and women


The legend of Blackbeard grows, as a North Carolina shipwreck yields ano...
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The legend of Blackbeard is known around the world, and the historical record surrounding the infamous pirate is growing.  An underwater e


Aviation Heritage Center at Sheboygan County airport gets a piece of his...
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A 'bucket of bolts' painstaking restored into a 1950s fighter jet trainer over the last six years will be unveiled Saturday in all its shini


Submarine park almost ready for debut
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A unique piece of naval history is over a month away from being unveiled and dedicated in Richland.


Heritage Matters | Bermuda Weekender
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In summary, very few people in this world get to live their dream. Deryck wanted to be an artist and he made a great success out of living h


‘Rains wrought havoc on historical sites’ | Metropolitan | DAWN.COM
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Archaeological sites in Umerkot, Kot Diji and Satyhan Jo Asthan are in need of immediate repairs.


Tetradrachms of Alexander the Great | CoinWeek
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This month, NGC Ancients examines the silver tetradrachms of Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.), better known as Alexander the Great.


"America’s Poet Warriors (Film Festival)" by Glen Loyd Videos -- Gazett...
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Here are two well-written World War II documentary films and Glen Loyd’s childhood memory of that time. To keep this country’s chin up durin


Pocket Books and Prayer Beads: WWI Grave Find Tells Story Germans Want T...
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Archaeologists in France recently discovered the remains of 21 German soldiers from World War I in an underground shelter that hasn't been t


Missing link in Roman conquest of Germany a 'sensational find' - The Local
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Archaeologists are celebrating the find of a Roman military camp which was a crucial link in Emperor Augustus' conquest of Germany – after m


Missing Second World War Submarine Found in Waters Near Borneo | Ottaw...
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  Another Second World War mystery has been solved. Here is the release from the Netherlands Ministry of Defence: A Royal Netherlands Navy s


Ghostly encounter inspires Palmyra author
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Strange occurrence inspires Palmyra man to write Civil War novel


Research increases Civil War death toll - UPI.com
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Research on the U.S. Civil War suggests 750,000 men died on battlefields, a far higher total than originally estimated, a Binghamton Univers


The Day - The Privateer Lynx signals its arrival | News from southeaster...
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The Privateer Lynx signals its arrival. By Tim Cook. Publication: theday.com. Published 10/28/2011 12:00 AM. Updated 10/28/2011 07:19 PM. Ti


Japanese WW2 submarine wreck found in Pacific
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CANBERRA (Reuters) - An Australian Navy minehunter has found the lost wreck of a suspected Japanese World War Two submarine off the South Pa


Wartime Museum Breaks Ground
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Dale City, Va. -- Shovels were put into dirt Wednesday breaking ground for the Americans in Wartime Museum that will be built off Interstate


Statue of French general to adorn Smolensk
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Nelson's letter to be auctioned
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A letter written by Admiral Lord Nelson towards the end of the 18th Century is to be auctioned on Thursday in Derby after being found at a h


Lord Nelson's 1799 letter fetches 20,200 pounds at auction
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Lord Nelson's 1799 letter fetches 20,200 pounds at auction


Navy investigating possible World War Two submarine wreck - World (Austr...
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The Australian Navy is investigating a possible World War II submarine wreck found off the coast of Papua New Guinea. The wreck was discover


Civil War exhibit open in Savanna
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SAVANNA, Ill. - A display of more than 100 mannequins dressed as people from the American Civil War-era - from


Military Museum shares Marine's photos of WWII-ravaged Japan
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In September 1945, 23-year-old Joe O’Donnell landed in Japan and spent seven months photographing bombed cities, displaced citizens and Am


Filler Army: The legend of the Gunners
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BANGALORE: The largest Indian army regiment The Regiment of Artillery celebrated its 184th Raising Day in Bangalore recently.It was on Septe


Blackbeard's cannon salvaged from shipwreck - CBS News
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2,000-pounder recovered from wreck of ship off NC commanded by famed 18th century pirate


Artist who plays with fire... creating his portraits of Russian military...
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Radya Timofey and his high-octane team team the 23-year-old produces stunning images of fighters from World War II by setting fire to his ca


Carolina military museums provide young and old thrills and memorabilia ...
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Military museums allow visitors to experience the rough and tumble jerk of a parachute jump, the barked orders of an Ar


Kentucky Military History Museum to reopen in Veterans Day ceremony | Th...
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Frankfort, Ky. - Kentuckians can get their first look at a renovated Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal on Veterans Day.



The Purchase by Blood
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Two Civil War regiments, drawn from Boston's elite, suffered some of the worst casualties of the war.


Documenting Indian, Pakistani soldiers’ post-war narratives
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Last week saw the launch in New Delhi of ‘Warriors after War: Indian and Pakistani Retired Military Leaders Reflect on Relations between the


Libya's Awash in Qaddafi's Golden Guns and Other Weapons
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As more Libyan rebels are flaunting Qaddafi's golden handguns, we can't help but wonder what they're doing with the warehouses f


Nazi Enigma machine sold at auction for $208,137
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A Nazi-era Enigma cipher machine sold for a record $208,137 (£133,250) in an auction at Christie's in London on Thursday, CNN reports.


Civil war mass grave unearthed in Spain - ABC News (Australian Broadcast...
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Campaigners have unearthed a mass grave containing the bodies of hundreds of people killed by the forces of Francisco Franco in the Spanish


Hugo Boss Manufactured Nazi Uniforms For Hitler | Styleite
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Filed under things that are sad but true: A study has uncovered that the powerhouse German fashion brand Hugo Boss worked for none other tha


» How to Find WWII-Era Unexploded Munitions
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Special teams sniff out subterranean munitions step by step, researching targets, scanning each scene, drilling down, and defusing.


WW II underground army museum reloaded - Thenews.pl :: News from Poland
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Veterans and dignitaries attended the opening of Krakow's newly reconstructed Museum of the Home Army (AK) Monday, a major investment that p


Silver-Laden WWI Ship Found by Underwater Salvager Odyssey - Businessweek
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Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc., which last month located a sunken World War II cargo ship laden with silver, said it discovered a shipwreck


Burial site believed linked to Vikings is centuries older - The Irish Ti...
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A MEDIEVAL burial ground discovered earlier this year in Rush, Co Dublin, is several hundred years older than it was originally thought to b


Cannibalism rituals of Mexican Xiximes tribe proved after discovery of h...
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A cache of cooked and and carved human bones was discovered in a cave in Durango State, northern Mexico, which proves the ferocious Xiximes


Ancient tomb remains found at stadium site
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Archaeologists find blade production earlier than originally thought
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Archaeology has long associated advanced blade production with the Upper Palaeolithic period, about 30,000-40,000 years ago, linked with the


Irish ring-pin found in Viking boat burial site - UK, Local & Nation...
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A bronze Viking ring-pin believed to be from Ireland has been found buried with its owner in a major archaeological discovery in Scotland


Libyans battle to protect ancient treasures from looting - CNN.com
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Walking along the tree-lined gravel track towards one of the Roman Empire's greatest architectural legacies, little can prepare you for what


Restored Citadel is Symbol of Hope in Afghanistan
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In the 1970s, tourists traveled to western Afghanistan to climb on the ruins of an ancient citadel, a fortress resembling a sandcastle that


Ancient Mongol ship found off Japan - UPI.com
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Researchers say the ancient wreck of a ship believed to have participated in a failed Mongol invasion of Japan has been found off the Japane


70 years after they were allowed to join, Marine Corps to teach history ...
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OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Oscar Culp does not like to remember. His mind has erased the harshest details. But the pain still stings for the 87-yea



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