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The Battle of Shiloh, 6–7 April 1862

Shiloh

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab Just 2km south-west of Pittsburg Landing was Shiloh Church, the feature that would give the upcoming battle its common name. Stinging from Major General Ulysses Grant’s victories at Forts Henry and Donelson

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Long Binh Jail: US Military Prisons in the Vietnam War

Long Binh Jail

by Hannah Kohler Over the course of the Vietnam War, the US Army stockade at Long Binh or Long Binh Jail, nicknamed LBJ and the Marine Brig in Da Nang incarcerated thousands of US military personnel. To give an idea:

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Marine Fighting Squadron VMF 221: Defending Midway

VMF 221

Michael E. Haskew During the weeks that followed the outbreak of war, the garrison on Midway was steadily augmented. On December 17, the arrival of 17 Vought SB2U Vindicator dive-bombers of Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 231 (VMSB 231) arrived, completing

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The Battle of Little Bighorn, 25–26 June 1876

Lieutenant Colonel Custer and his U.S. Army troops are defeated in battle with Native American Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne, on the Little Bighorn Battlefield, June 25, 1876 at Little Bighorn River, Montana. Image is in the public domain via

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab Little Bighorn, more than a third of Lt Col George Custer’s 7th Cavalry perished along with their commander when Custer ignored the warnings of his Indian scouts and precipitately engaged 3000 Sioux

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Ewa Marine Corps Air Station Seconds Before The Pearl Harbor Attack

Ewa Marine Corps Air Station on Oahu sprawls
before the camera lens prior to the Japanese attack. Marine
Technical Sergeant Harry Anglin and his son, Hank, endured a
harrowing experience during the unexpected attack. Image is taken from the book

Michael E. Haskew Ewa Marine Corps Air Station Technical Sergeant Henry H. Anglin rose early on Sunday morning December 7, 1941, and a short time later he left his home in Pearl City, near Honolulu, for the drive to Ewa

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