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Smithsonian Magazine
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 

The True Story Of Mary, Queen Of Scots, And Elizabeth I

Josie Rourke’s film sees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie transform from allies into rivals, but in actuality, the queens’ relationship was far more complex
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WGN
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

This Backyard Shed Is A Piece Of World’s Fair History

Along the shady Forest Avenue in Oak Park, tourists stroll through an outdoor gallery of Frank Lloyd Wright homes.
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Vintage Everyday
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018 

Stunning Photos That Defined Fashion Styles Of Carole Lombard In The 1930s

Born 1908 as Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, American film actress Carole Lombard was particularly noted for her energetic, ofte
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The History Channel
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 

Pearl Harbor Veteran Recalls Coming Eye-to-Eye With A Japanese Bomber

Paul Kennedy was expecting to sleep in on the morning of December 7, 1941—instead he and his shipmates found themselves fighting for their lives in the World War II battle that drew the United States into the war.
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Japanese Dive Bombers At Pearl Harbor Were Not Kamikaze Attacks

Not until nearly three years after the bombing of Pearl Harbor did Japan adopt suicide aerial attacks as official military strategy.
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The History Channel
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

Has Stonehenge Been Damaged By Tunnel Drilling?

Archaeologists have accused a construction crew of drilling into an ancient platform about a mile away from the famous Stonehenge ring. The flint-and-animal-bone platform is about 6,000 years old, and is part of an ancient settlement called Blick Mead. Engineers were working on a tunnel below ...
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The History Channel
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

Why Is This Medieval Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Boots?

These boots were made for walking—and surviving the ravages of time. In London, archaeologists discovered the 500-year-old skeleton of a man lying face down in the mud of the River Thames, wearing thigh-high leather boots that were basically still intact. The boots date to the late 15th or early ...
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The History Channel
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 

2018 Events

There was a government shutdown, a super blue blood moon, historic midterm elections and a very American addition to the British royal family. Take a look back at the eventful year of 2018 with a review of the most important events in politics, culture, science and the environment. ...
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History Net
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

VIDEO: The Attack On Pearl Harbor - Armchair Historian

Griffin Johnsen, the Armchair Historian, delves into the background and aftermath of the fateful Japanese attack on the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii on December 7, 1941.
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History Net
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

War List: Self-Inflicted Disasters At Sea

Some of the worst warship disasters happened outside of combat
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History Net
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Vietnam Book Review: Military Justice In Vietnam

Military Justice in Vietnam: The Rule of Law in an American War by William Thomas Allison. University Press of Kansas, 2006, hardcover $34.95. William Thomas Allison, professor of history at Weber State University, states his book’s primary purpose is to “explain military legal activities in Vietnam, evaluate them and share the human side of those …
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Smithsonian Magazine
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 

The True Story Of Mary, Queen Of Scots, And Elizabeth I

Josie Rourke’s film sees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie transform from allies into rivals, but in actuality, the queens’ relationship was far more complex
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History Net
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Conversation With Flying Ace Bud Anderson

Fighter pilot Colonel Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson, 96, is a triple ace, credited with 16.25 enemy kills in the skies over Europe.
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History Net
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 

Associated Press Accused Of Cooperating With The Nazis

Reporting in Adolf Hitler’s Germany posed a big dilemma for journalists. To what extent would they have to cooperate with a repressive regime to work inside the country or from Nazi-occupied territory? Critics say the nonprofit American news agency Associated Press bowed to Nazi pressure, compromising its independence to ensure that it could continue sending …
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History Today
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Who's In A Family?

Who's In A Family?Kate Gibson Changing views of illegitimate children raise both moral and economic issues.
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Monroe And JFK Affair

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"The airplane stays up because it doesn't have the time to fall." - Orville Wright
December 10, 2018   Ancient China -- Since the beginning of time, mankind has looked up at birds (and to a lesser extent bugs) and marveled at their ability to soar across the sky. Humans...
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Why So Few Famous Italian Pirates?

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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Meet Krampus, The Christmas Devil Who Punishes Naughty Children

Every year in early December, children in Austria get ready for St. Nicholas to visit them. If they’ve been good, he’ll reward them with presents and treats. But if they’ve been bad, they’ll get a lot more than a lump of coal—they’ll have to face Krampus. Who’s Krampus, you ask? He’s the half-man, ...
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Hawaii: Life Before

Before the fateful attack on December 7, 1941, servicemen stationed at Pearl Harbor led a largely idyllic existence.
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

The War In Japan

As American servicemen prepared for a bloody battle in the Pacific, an unprecedented event would change the course of WWII.
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History Net
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Tobacco Territory--Connecticut?

The Nutmeg State had a heyday as a growing center
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Internment

The Pearl Harbor attack caused a wave of nationalist resentment that had long-reaching effects on the Japanese-American population.
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History Net
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

VIDEO: Bush Sr. Talks About His WWII Experience

In this 1992 interview, the late President George H. W. Bush recalls his years of service as a Navy pilot in the Pacific, and how it influenced him throughout his career and in the White House.   Footage courtesy of George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

The Morning Of The Attack

Pearl Harbor survivors describe the attack's harrowing first moments on the morning of December 7, 1941.
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

PTSD And Shell Shock History

Survivors describe the invisible wounds sustained after Pearl Harbor, and the measures they took to heal them.
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

How George H.W. Bush Finished What Reagan Started In Ending The Cold War

Ronald Reagan is often lauded as the U.S. President who won the Cold War, by orchestrating a massive arms buildup that the Soviet Union couldn’t afford to match, and by giving a famous 1987 speech at the Brandenburg Gate in which he challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin ...
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The History Channel
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

The War In Japan

As American servicemen prepared for a bloody battle in the Pacific, an unprecedented event would change the course of WWII.