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Little John, Two
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 (Vietnam)
Poc Time
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 (Vietnam)
U.S. Navy Nurse in Saigon
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (Vietnam)
Navy Combat Field Historian
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (Vietnam)
Tet 1968
Friday, February 11, 2005 (Vietnam)
The End of 868
Monday, November 08, 2004 (Vietnam)
Greyhound Downed
Thursday, September 30, 2004 (Vietnam)
Helicopter Crew Chief
Thursday, September 30, 2004 (Vietnam)
OH-23G Autorotation
Thursday, September 30, 2004 (Vietnam)
One Name on the Wall
Friday, September 10, 2004 (Vietnam)
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1189: Philip Augustus, Henry II of England and Frederick Barbarossa assemble the troops for the Third Crusade.

1863: Two Confederate ships drive away two Union ships as the Rebels recapture Sabine Pass, Texas, and open an important port for the Confederacy.

1919: The German Krupp plant begins producing guns under the U.S. armistice terms.

1930: An international arms control meeting opens in London.

1941: The United States lifts the ban on arms to the Soviet Union.

1942: In North Africa, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel launches a drive to push the British eastward. While the British benefited from radio-intercept-derived Ultra information, the Germans enjoyed an even speedier intelligence source.

1943: A Nazi daylight air raid kills 34 in a London school. When the anticipated invasion of Britain failed to materialize in 1940, Londoners relaxed, but soon they faced a frightening new threat from the sky.

1951: Communist troops force the UN army out of Inchon, Korea after a 12-hour attack.

1951: Lieutenant Colonel William E. Bertram, 523rd Fighter-Escort Squadron commander, became the first F-84 Thunderjet pilot to shoot down a MiG-15.

1953: Aircraft from three carriers continue relentless assaults against communist supply buildups near Hungnam and Wonsan. Meanwhile, Air Force F-86 Sabre jets downed seven MiGs and damaged three others in a trio of engagements.