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Gettysburg
Monday, August 05, 2002 (Civil War)
Antietam
Monday, August 05, 2002 (Civil War)
Bull Run
Monday, August 05, 2002 (Civil War)
CSS SHENANDOAH
Thursday, August 01, 2002 (Civil War)
Moving From Tent City to Barracks
Wednesday, July 31, 2002 (Korea)
A Journey Into A Frigid Land
Friday, July 19, 2002 (Korea)
My Gulf War Experience
Friday, July 19, 2002 (Gulf War)
The Battle of Jutland
Saturday, July 13, 2002 (World War I)
The Fort Dearborn Massacre
Saturday, July 13, 2002 (War of 1812)
The Defense of Detroit
Saturday, July 13, 2002 (War of 1812)
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1865: General William T. Sherman begins a march through the Carolinas.

1940: Hitler cancels an attack in the West due to bad weather and the capture of German attack plans in Belgium.

1942: Japans advance into Burma begins.

1944: The U.S. First and Third armies link up at Houffalize, effectively ending the Battle of the Bulge.

1944: Eisenhower assumes supreme command of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe.

1945: Adolf Hitler takes to his underground bunker, where he remains for 105 days until he commits suicide.

1952: Knowing the requirements of the Korean war firsthand, General Earle E. Partridge, former Fifth Air Force Commander, put the full resources of the USAF Air Research and Development Command into searching for ways to increase the performance of the F-86 Sabre during this period. This top-priority effort led to the improved wing design "F" model that entered service with the 51st Wing in August 1952. The aircrafts operating altitude increased to 52,000 feet and its maximum speed went to Mach 1.05. In addition, the F-86F could make tighter turns at high altitudes.

1964: President Johnson approves Oplan 34A, operations to be conducted by South Vietnamese forces supported by the United States to gather intelligence and conduct sabotage to destabilize the North Vietnamese regime.

1969: An agreement is reached in Paris for the opening of expanded peace talks. It was agreed that representatives of the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the National Liberation Front would sit at a circular table without nameplates, flags or markings.

1990: In the wake of vicious fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in Azerbaijan, the Soviet government sends in 11,000 troops to quell the conflict.