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Should the U.S. military stop using the 9mm round and return to the higher power .45?

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This Day in History
1066: Claiming his right to the English throne, William, duke of Normandy, invades England at Pevensey on Britains southeast coast.

1106: King Henry of England defeats his brother Robert at the Battle of Tinchebrai and reunites England and Normandy.

1238: James of Aragon retakes Valencia, Spain, from the Arabs.

1850: Congress outlaws flogging on Navy ships.

1863: Union Generals Alexander M. McCook and Thomas Crittenden lose their commands and are ordered to Indianapolis, Indiana, to face a court of inquiry following the Federal defeat at Chickamauga, Tennessee.

1874: Colonel Ronald Mackenzie raids a war camp of Comanche and Kiowa at the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, slaughtering 2,000 of their horses.

1918: The Battle of Flanders begins.

1924: Three U.S. Army aircraft arrive in Seattle, Washington after completing a 22 day round-the-world flight.

1942: Gen. Henry "Hap" Arnold gives highest priority to the development of two exceptional aircraft, the B-35 Flying Wing and the B-36 Peacemaker, intended for bombing runs from bases in the United States to targets in Europe.

1944: Marines occupy islands in Palaus under cover of naval aircraft and gunfire support.