american-history

That Day Roy Benavidez Took On 1,000 North Vietnamese Soldiers With A Knife

Despite suffering 37 separate wounds from bullets, bayonets, and shrapnel, on May 2, 1968, Master Sergeant Raul Perez “Roy” Benavidez battled through 1,000 North Vietnamese…

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The United States; Making Canada Nicer Since The Revolutionary War

We call them American Canadians, but it’s a misnomer. Canadians are Americans. So are Mexicans. So are Argentinians. That said, we all [read: ‘Mericans]…

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Staff Sergeant Reckless Accomplished More In 20 Years Than Many Humans

Bred from Mongolian horses, Staff Sergeant Reckless was a decorated war horse who did more to help the allies during the Korean Conflict than…

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Someone Colorized These Photos From The Roaring 20s And They’re Incredible

We live in a world where light from the sun reflects off objects allowing us to see colors. Capturing that magic is no easy…

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Every U.S. President We’ve Ever Impeached And Why

The word impeachment comes up in the press lately, especially with some of the strong sentiments about our newest president. President Obama suffered plenty…

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Comfort Women; The Truth About Prostitutes During The Korean Conflict

In what the New York Times calls a landmark ruling, a South Korean court recently ruled that the government had broken the law by…

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Hugh Thompson: Shining Beacon In Vietnam’s Darkest Massacre

When Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson, Jr., flew over the area of Son My, his mission was close-air support. What he saw was the mass…

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On This Day, February 13th

1. 1965: President Lyndon B. Johnson approves Operation Rolling Thunder It was on this date in 1965 that President Lyndon B. Johnson approved a…

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On This Day, February 10th

1. 1962: The real Spy vs. Spy It was on this date in 1962 that representatives from Russia and the United States met at…

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1970s America; When All The Fighting Stopped [Photos]

Kids raised in the 70s knew little of war, not until the gulf wars unless one counts Somalia. That was the first time we…

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