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John Morley

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George Guynemer

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Why Prisoners Preferred Alcatraz

Why Prisoners Preferred Alcatraz

Alcatraz is one of the most notorious prisons in American history, but did it really live up to its feared reputation?

Baltimore Basilica

Baltimore Basilica

The Baltimore Basilica, officially known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was the first Catholic church to be constructed in United States after the adoption of the new constitution. The beautiful neoclassical basilica, whose grand portico resembles a Greek temple, was built between in Baltimore, Maryland between 1806 and 1821 and has been hailed as a major monument in American architectural history.

Battle of the Ardennes, 20-25 August 1914

Battle of the Ardennes, 20-25 August 1914

Battle of the Ardennes, 20-25 August 1914The Battle of the Ardennes, 20-25 August 1914 (First World War) was part of the larger Battle of the Frontiers of France. It was fought between two French and two German armies of roughly equal size – both sides committed eight Corps to the battle.The two German armies (Fourth, under the Duke of Württemberg and Fifth under Prince Frederick William) formed the hinge of the great movement through Belgium.

Civil War Naval History SEPTEMBER 1862 - History

Civil War Naval History SEPTEMBER 1862 - History

1 C.S.S. Florida, Lieutenant Maffitt, put into Havana after suffering a yellow fever epidemic on board which was fatal to several crew members.Rear Admiral S.P. Lee relieved Rear Admiral L.M. Goldsborough as Commander, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron.2 U.S.S. Restless, Acting Lieutenant Conroy, captured sloop John Thompson off South Carolina with cargo of turpentine.