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Squirrel Week resulted in some 100,000 rodent casualties.
Although outnumbered five-to-one, this battalion held their ground and killed more than 4,000 opposing German soldiers.
An intercepted telegram provided a reason for President Wilson to join the effort.
The statues were a sign of honor for their enemy and a symbol of the strength of the empire.
With German forces approaching, Russia turned to a new source of manpower.
Natural barricades, manmade obstacles, and heavy reinforcements kept the capital safe.
During the War of 1812, no one wanted to come face-to-face with the Kentuckians.
The Doughnut Girls of World War I delivered a taste of home when it was needed most, boosting morale and the popularity of the Salvation Army.
The Napoleon House lay awaiting its infamous tenant.
Gilbert Bates toured the South and England on foot in Union uniform, flag in hand.
Bombing by balloon had been outlawed by the Hague Convention of 1899, but Italian forces found a workaround.
Even a 300,000 Franc bounty couldn't bring him down.
Court-martialed after the sinking of the cruiser, Captain McVay's innocence was proven by Hunter Scott in 1996.
The Paris Gun was so named for its far-off target.
Mary Roberts, Elaine Roe, Virginia Rourke, and Ellen Ainsworth continued to save lives even as mortar shells rained down around them.
The Butler family's contributions made our nation's birth possible.
One Austrian Jew saved untold planes and crew members with his survivorship bias theory.