American Revolutionary War

Stars & Stripes Forever

It was 240 years ago on June 14, 1777, that the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia passed a resolution adopting the “Stars & Stripes” as the national flag of the United States of America. “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen […]

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World War II

The 73rd Anniversary of D-Day

It was on this day, June 6, 1944, that approximately 156,000 Allied American, British, and Canadian forces stormed five heavily fortified beachesĀ of Normandy, France by air and by sea for Operation Overlord, one of the largest amphibious (sea/land) military operations in history. Over 4,000 Allied service members lost their lives on those beaches, code named […]

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