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On this day - 1776 - Nathan Hale volunteered to spy behind British lines - Dion Wear

Sep 10, 2019

On this day - 1776 - Nathan Hale volunteered to spy behind British lines

Nathan Hale was a continental soldier during the American Revolutionary War who was hung for spying by the British in...
Korean War POW - Dion Wear

Jun 14, 2019

Korean War POW

Korean War POW Treatment of American prisoners of war during the Korean War rivaled that of prisoners in the hands of...
On This Day - US House of representatives passes 14th Amendment (Civil rights) - Dion Wear

Jun 13, 2019

On This Day - US House of representatives passes 14th Amendment (Civil rights)

Amendment XIV Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereo...
On This Day - 6.6.1944 - Dion Wear

Jun 6, 2019

On This Day - 6.6.1944

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline...
Róza Robota - Dion Wear

Jan 29, 2019

Róza Robota

On October 7, 1944, prisoners assigned to Crematorium IV at the Auschwitz-Birkenau killing center rebel after learnin...
Gladiator Gme Tragedy - Dion Wear

Jan 27, 2019

Gladiator Gme Tragedy

The worst sports disaster ever recorded took place in 29 AD in a cheap wooden stadium in Fidenae, 8 miles north of Rome. It collapsed during a crowded gladiator game and killed at least 20,000 people. The Roman Senate responded by requiring future stadiums to be inspected and certified.
POW Doug Hegdahl - Dion Wear

Jan 22, 2019

POW Doug Hegdahl

A Vietnam War POW named Doug Hegdahl pretended to be illiterate to fool his captors, who believed him to be so stupid that they gave him almost free rein of the camp. He was able to secretly memorize the details of about 256 POWs to the tune of "Old MacDonald," which he still remembers.

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