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This Day in History
1527: German troops begin sacking Rome. Libraries are destroyed, the Pope is captured and thousands are killed.

1862: Union forces occupy Williamsburg, Virginia, during the Peninsular campaign.

1864: Union and Confederate troops continue their desperate struggle in the Wilderness, which was the opening battle in the biggest campaign of the war.

1877: Chief Crazy Horse surrenders to U.S. troops in Nebraska. Crazy Horse brought General Custer to his end.

1941: Bob Hope gives his first USO show at Californias March Field.

1942: U.S. Lieutenant General Jonathan Wainwright surrenders all U.S. troops in the Philippines to the Japanese. The island of Corregidor remained the last Allied stronghold in the Philippines after the Japanese victory at Bataan.

1944: The Red Army besieges and captures Sevastopol in the Crimea.

1972: The remnants of South Vietnams 5th Division at An Loc continue to receive daily artillery battering from the communist forces surrounding the city as reinforcements fight their way from the south up Highway 13.