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German Type XXI U-boats used this kind of propulsion system.
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He died saving fellow airmen on a secret mission. And fellow airmen campaigned to get him an MOH delayed for decades.
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Aníbal Milhais stood alone on a hill in the Portuguese sector of the Western Front in France in 1918. Before him two German divisions advanced across no-man’s-land. Behind him his battalion of the Portuguese Expeditionary Corps and a Scottish regiment fled, having been decimated by a massive preparatory artillery barrage. The Kaiserschlacht (“Kaiser’s Battle” in …
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From 1836 to 1846 residents of the Republic of Texas were generally called this.
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In 1969, the M16A1 officially replaced this weapon as the U.S. military's standard service rifle.
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he afternoon of November 25, 1941, had been relatively quiet for the 1,350 men aboard the battleship HMS Barham. Along with 12 other ships from the Royal Navy’s Mediterranean Fleet, Barham was sailing off the coast of Egypt, providing gun cover for cruisers on the hunt for Axis ships en route to North Africa. The …
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M-55 Geophysica “Mystic” This issue’s “Mystery” is really a Mystic—if you’re that member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization who thinks up distinctive names for rapid identification of opposing aircraft, in this case under the category of “M” for “meteorological. If you’re Russian, it’s an M-55 Geophysica, the latest of a line of high-flying spy planes that …
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In 1945, 42 German prisoners of war from Camp Gordon near Augusta, Georgia were assigned to work here.
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Changes in technology and lust for battle information led to the birth of modern American journalism.
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In 1864 Harry Cooke performed for the president. Soon he was spying for the Union army
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