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HistoryNet 1h
World War I’s Battle of the Big Woods: How an army of axmen helped the Allies win the air war.
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John R. Brinkley Got Rich on Glandular Gullibility: Quack "doctor" duped dozens of men into having billy goat testes implantations.
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HistoryNet Sep 12
Gearing up for coverage of next year’s 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to the moon, we got a little glimpse today of some of the artifacts housed at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center. Keep an eye out for our continued coverage.
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HistoryNet Aug 17
Aussies’ Face-to-Face Fight at Binh Ba: Did an NVA battalion lure unsuspecting elements of the Royal Australian Regiment into a knock-down, drag-out fight, or was it a chance encounter that escalated out of control?
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HistoryNet Aug 17
The War In Their Words: “The Stench of Rotten Yanks.”
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HistoryNet Aug 17
McNamara’s Boys: In 1966 the U.S. military desperately needed more troops in Vietnam. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara had a plan to get them.
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HistoryNet Aug 17
Barbarians at the Gate: Offered terms by besieging Xiongnu nomads in ad 75–76, Han Chinese commander Geng Gong gave an unconventional answer—he killed, cooked and ate their envoy.
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HistoryNet Aug 15
The Slave Who Spied: A daring bondsman turned double agent confounds Cornwallis—and helps the Americans. win.
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HistoryNet Aug 15
Dead Men Do Tell Tales: In 2014, Manassas National Battlefield Park employees digging a maintenance trench discovered evidence of a burial pit.
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HistoryNet Aug 15
Civil Air Patrol’s Combat Pilots: During the early stages of World War II, the Civil Air Patrol played a vital role in helping defend American merchant ships from marauding U-boats.
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HistoryNet Aug 15
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HistoryNet Aug 15
Busted! A dedicated FBI agent rescued treasured Civil War artifacts from thieves, swindlers, and unscrupulous collectors. Over an illustrious 20-year career, agent Robert K. Wittman recovered an estimated $300 million worth of stolen art and artifacts.
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HistoryNet Aug 12
Spirit of St. Louis 2: The 91st anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s record-making transatlantic flight has come and gone while Spirit of St. Louis 2, a scratch-built replica of the famous airplane, remains grounded.
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HistoryNet Aug 11
Saving Sergeant York: A century later, the hero of the Argonne's story stands up.
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HistoryNet Aug 11
The Skyraider: More Than Just a Prop. The versatile Skyraider flew missions that no jet could.
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HistoryNet Aug 10
The Eighth Air Force’s 100th Bomb Group earned its nickname the hard way in the brutal skies over Germany.
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HistoryNet Aug 10
Henry VIII’s War Games: Within the considerable torso of the swaggering, blustering English king beat the heart of a would-be warrior.
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HistoryNet Aug 10
Amerika Bombers: Germany tried to develop airplanes capable of bombing the United States, but they couldn’t go the distance.
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HistoryNet Aug 10
Murder in Vietnam: What was it about the war that prompted a horrific rise in ‘fraggings’—the murders of officers and NCOs by their own men?
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HistoryNet Aug 10
Mustang Pilot’s Mission: A Day in the Life. A Mustang jockey recounts one of his most memorable missions—from start to finish.
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