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Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share in the guilt for the dead.

-- General Omar Bradley

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This Day in History
1862: Union forces under General George McClellan arrive at Yorktown, Virginia, and establish siege lines instead of directly attacking the Confederate defenders.

1865: Confederate General Robert E. Lee pulls his troops from Amelia Court House and begins a desperate race west to escape pursuing Yankee troops.

1908: The Japanese Army reaches Yalu River as Russians retreat.

1941: German commandos secure docks along the Danube River in preparation for Germanys invasion of the Balkans.

1943: The British 8th Army attacks the next blocking position of the retreating Axis forces at Wadi Akarit.

1972: Moving out of eastern Cambodia, North Vietnamese troops open the second front of their offensive with a drive into Binh Long Province, attacking Loc Ninh, a border town 75 miles north of Saigon on Highway 13.

1986: A bomb explodes in a West Berlin disco packed with American soldiers.