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Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.

-- Napoleon Bonaparte

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1864: Union General Philip Sheridan averts a near disaster in the Shenandoah Valley when he rallies his troops after a surprise attack by General Jubal Early and scores a major victory that almost destroys Earlys army.

1864: Confederates enter Vermont from Canada and raid the town of St. Albans. Along the way, they robbed banks, looted, and attempted to set fire to the town before being chased back into Canada.

1943: Local Chinese and native Suluks rise up against the Japanese occupation of North Borneo. The revolt, staged in the capital, Jesselton, resulted in the deaths of 40 Japanese soldiers.

1950: Pyongyang, the capital of the People's Republic of Korea, fell to the ROK 1st Infantry Division and the US 1st Cavalry Division.

1965: Communists attack Plei Me Special Forces camp.