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The Greatest Military Defeats In U.S. History

What are the greatest military defeats in U.S. History? You might enjoy these interesting facts about battles the U.S. DID NOT win and their outcomes.

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Posted by Jimm - July 7, 2010 at 10:36 am

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Five Things To Do In Honolulu

The state of Hawaii is a paradise within the United States.  This archipelago is one of our nations leading tourist attractions and you can find a lot to do in its capitol of Honolulu.  Once you’ve surfed on Waikiki Beach, you’ll want to check out some more of Honolulu’s sites.   There’s plenty to do in this city in the middle of the Pacific and here are five places you aren’t going to want to miss when you visit. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm Fowler - April 6, 2010 at 9:21 am

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Five People Born on March 6

cyranoToday is March 6, 2010 and the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.  There are 299 days left in the year 2010. According the Mayan calendar, there are 1021 days till the end of the current cycle.  On this date, in 1836, the Alamo falls to the Mexican Army. Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and about 260 defenders died.  Here are five people that share a birthday on this day: Read more…

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Posted by Jimm Fowler - March 5, 2010 at 10:48 pm

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Alternate Realities: The Japanese Don’t Attack the U.S. At Pearl Harbor

missouri-150x150On the Sunday morning of December 7, 1941, the Imperial Navy of the Japanese attacked the American naval forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  The devastating result awoke the sleeping giant of the United States and forced the U.S. into World War Two.  Because of the involvement, the Allied powers were able to repel Germany and the Japanese and make the U.S. a world power.  What if it didn’t happen? What if that Sunday morning went by peacefully? Read more…

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Posted by Jimm Fowler - January 11, 2010 at 10:47 pm

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Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor

pearlharborIt was on this date that the Imperial Japanese Navy surprise attacked the American Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in the early morning of December 7th.  It consisted of two aerial attacks consisting of 353 planes launched from six Japanese aircraft carriers.  The Japanese claimed it was a preventative strike to keep the United States navy out of the war Japan was waging in Southeast Asia.  The attack did not have the desired effect. Instead, they awoke the sleeping giant of the United States military.  Here are five facts you might not have known about the attack on Pearl Harbor: Read more…

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Posted by Jimm Fowler - December 7, 2009 at 7:59 am

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