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If we cannot secure our needs for survival on the basis of law and justice, then we must be ready to secure them with army in our hands.

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War Stories: 87 results
The Red Fighter Pilot
Monday, December 07, 2009 (World War I)
Casualty Clearing Station
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 (World War I)
Service in the German Army
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War I)
A Cavalry Brigade at Cambrai
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War I)
German High Seas Fleet
Monday, January 24, 2005 (World War I)
1/5 Border Regiment
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 (World War I)
Australian Imperial Forces
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 (World War I)
Australian Imperial Forces: 8 August 1914 - 9 November 1917
Wednesday, November 10, 2004 (World War I)
The Diary of Bugler Benjamin Edgar Cruzan
Wednesday, November 10, 2004 (World War I)
At a Sap-Head
Friday, September 10, 2004 (World War I)
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1775: In Massachusetts, British troops march out of Boston on a mission to confiscate the Patriot arsenal at Concord and to capture Patriot leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock, known to be hiding at Lexington. As the British departed, Boston Patriots Paul Revere and William Dawes set out on horseback from the city to warn Adams and Hancock and rouse the Patriot minutemen.

1847: U.S. forces defeat Mexicans at Cerro Gordo in one of the bloodiest battle of the war.

1864: At Poison Springs, Arkansas, Confederate soldiers under the command of General Samuel Maxey capture a Union forage train and slaughter black troops escorting the expedition.

1885: The Sino-Japanese war ends.

1943: Traveling in a bomber, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor, is shot down by American P-38 fighters.

1983: A suicide bomber kills U.S. Marines at the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon.