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The Parade for Gettysburg’s 75th

As another Gettysburg anniversary passes into the background, it is worth recalling that the battlefield’s history did not stop in 1863. I recently noticed something interesting about the 75th anniversary in 1938, specifically about the parade on July 2 by … Continue reading

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Civil War Echoes: General Wainwright and Corregidor

Lieutenant General Jonathan Wainwright broadcasts a surrender announcement in Manila, May 7, 1942. May 6 also marks the second day of another landmark American battle: the battle and surrender of American forces on Corregidor. Japanese forces landed on the island … Continue reading

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