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The Black Swan
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 (World War II)
29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England
Saturday, June 25, 2005 (World War II)
The sinking of the USS PRINGLE
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War II)
USS UTAH at Pearl Harbor
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War II)
St. Lo Breakout
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 (World War II)
Mercy Mission from Cocos to KL
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 (World War II)
The defense of Wake Island, December 1941
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 (World War II)
Reflections of a Gun Crewmember
Friday, September 10, 2004 (World War II)
Waiting Angrily for the War to End
Friday, September 10, 2004 (World War II)
Mission 59 1/2
Monday, April 12, 2004 (World War II)
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1756: French commander Louis Montcalm took Fort Oswego, New England, from the British.

1812: Marines help to capture British sloop "Alert" during the War of 1812.

1813: British warship Pelican attacked and captured US war brigantine Argus.

1842: Seminole War ended and the Indians were moved from Florida to Oklahoma.

1862: Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith begins an invasion of Kentucky as part of a Confederate plan to draw the Yankee army of General Don Carlos Buell away from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and to raise support for the Southern cause in Kentucky.

1862: U.S.S. Pocahontas, Lieutenant George B. Balch, and steam tug Treaty, Acting Lieutenant Baxter, on an expedition up the Black River from Georgetown, South Carolina, exchanged fire with Confederate troops at close range along both banks of the river for a distance of 20 miles in an unsuccessful attempt to capture steamer Nina.

1864: Confederate General Joe Wheeler besieged Dalton, Georgia.

1864: A Federal assault continued for a second day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia.

1900: During the Boxer Rebellion, an international force of British, Russian, American, Japanese, French, and German troops relieves the Chinese capital of Peking after fighting its way 80 miles from the port of Tientsin.

1912: The JUSTIN, carrying a US battalion of 354 men and its equipment, arrived at Corinto, Nicaragua, and anchored near the Annapolis. US forces remained until 1925.