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On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seed that on other days and other fields will bear the fruits of victory.

-- General Douglas MacArthur

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This Day in History
1864: Confederates under General John Bell Hood make a third attempt to break General William T. Shermans hold on Atlanta. Like the first two, this attack failed, destroying the Confederate Army of Tennessees offensive capabilities.

1898: Spain, through the offices of the French embassy in Washington, D.C., requests peace terms in its war with the United States.

1914: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, beginning World War I.

1914: Russia says mobilization of Southern Corps will be announced tomorrow, but states they have no aggressive intentions against Germany.

1915: The Germans cross Vistula between Warsaw and Ivangorod.

1915: the Austrians are repulsed beyond the Kamienka.

1916: The British capture Delville Wood and Longueval village. They and also make further progress near Pozieres.

1918: The French advance, occupying Fere-en-Tardenois while the British retake Montagne de Bligny

1920: Pancho Villa surrenders to the Mexican government.

1932: The Bonus Army of impoverished World War I veterans is violently pushed out of Washington, D.C.