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Today in 1991, in Kuwait and southwestern Iraq,

During Desert Storm, the 100-hour ground war ended as Allied troops entered Kuwait just four days after launching their offensive against Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces. 253 more words

Military History

Today in 1965, in Saigon,

The first contingent of South Korean troops arrived in South Vietnam.

Although assigned to non-combat duties, they came under fire on April 3. The South Korean contingent was part of the Free World Military Forces, an effort by President Lyndon B. 65 more words

Military History

(George C. Marshall was chosen as TIMES man of the year in 1943)

When one thinks of the great World War II generals the names George S. 1,914 more words

Biography

Bringing Harlem’s History to Harlem’s Students, with Author Max Brooks

By Lakeya Omogun, New Design Middle School (Harlem, New York)

 Whose perspective is told? Whose perspective is missing? Whose voice is heard? Whose voice is missing? 286 more words

This Just In

London’s ‘Den Norske Club’ in Mayfair the venue for author's scorched earth talk on Friday March 6

It’s a great honour for me to be a guest speaker at ‘Den Norske Club’ in London, a social and networking club that’s at the centre of the UK’s Norwegian community. 258 more words

Norway

Book Review: Gettysburg: A Testing of Courage by Noah Andre Trudeau

My most recent read was Noah Andre Trudeau’s Gettysburg: A Testing of Courage. Many books have been written about the battle at Gettysburg, so you’re easily forgiven if you ask – why bother reading another one? 905 more words

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