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A Meeting At Fort McHenry

Saturday, September 10, 1814 was a busy day at Fort McHenry. Major General Sam Smith, commander over all American forces in the Baltimore area, had called a meeting of his team of commanders. 402 more words

Sam Smith

Dining With The Enemy

Their vessel was a small cartel ship bearing a flag of truce and manned with a crew of ten. On board was John Skinner, the American agent for prisoner exchange and 35 year old Francis Scott Key, a lawyer and friend of Dr. 758 more words

Sam Smith

Bertie and the tin drum

27th August 1914: Saint-Quentin, France. As the British Expeditionary Force continues its remarkable retreat, Bertie and Major Tom Bridges enter Saint Quentin to find two battalions of British soldiers unable to move a step further. 4,143 more words

August 1914

WAVES Quarters

Here’s a sample of the type of barracks where WAVES lived. This facility is from Washington, DC.

The photo comes from the National Archives.

History at CGSC: History and Thinking

The below article describes how history and critical thinking aids problem solveing in today’s environment.  This goes to heart of why we teach history here at CGSC.

Historical Ignorance and Economy

Military History