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Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.

-- Ernest Miller Hemmingway

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17th New York at Second Bull Run
Friday, August 24, 2001 (Civil War)
A Letter From A Soldier On the Seas
Friday, August 24, 2001 (World War I)
Diary - L/cpl Samuel Weingott, Platoon A Company, 1st Battalion AIF Egypt, 1915
Friday, August 24, 2001 (World War I)
New York Neglects a Treasure
Tuesday, August 21, 2001 (Coast Guard)
Civil War Buffs -- Crossing Over
Tuesday, August 21, 2001 (Civil War)
It was truely hell
Sunday, August 19, 2001 (Vietnam)
The wild blue yonder
Sunday, August 19, 2001 (World War II)
Gas Attack, 1916
Sunday, August 19, 2001 (World War I)
Death Of An Archduke, 1914 , bodyguards account.
Sunday, August 19, 2001 (World War I)
Nothing but Fire Cake and Water, Sir.
Sunday, August 19, 2001 (Revolutionary War)
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1863: Confederate President Jefferson Davis names General Joseph Johnston commander of the Army of Tennessee.

1864: The Battle of Nashville concludes with a Union victory.

1904: Japanese warships quit Port Arthur in order to cut off the Russian Baltic fleets advance.

1940: British troops carry out an air raid on Italian Somalia.

1944: The Germans launch the last major offensive of the war, Operation Mist, also known as the Ardennes Offensive and the Battle of the Bulge, an attempt to push the Allied front line west from northern France to northwestern Belgium. The Battle of the Bulge was the largest fought on the Western front.

1950: The U.S. 24th Infantry Division received the Distinguished Unit Citation (now the Presidential Unit Citation) for "extraordinary heroism in combat against a numerically superior enemy." The division, commanded by Major General William F. Dean, by then a prisoner of war, was the first U.S. division to enter the Korean War.

1950: In the wake of the massive Chinese intervention in the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman declares a state of emergency.

1965: Gen. William Westmoreland, Commander of U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam, sends a request for 243,000 more troops by the end of 1966.

1998: The United States launches a missile attack on Iraq for failing to comply with United Nations weapons inspectors.