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The 5 boldest attack plans in American military history

It takes some real intestinal fortitude to plan, fight and lead during wartime, no matter what level of a military you’re working in. There are times when things just don’t go as planned, because after all, the first casualty of war is the plan. When things get rocky and the situation calls for dramatic action, … Continued

Today in military history: Battle of Antietam

On Sep. 17, 1862, Confederate rebels and Union troops fought the Battle of Antietam. President Abraham Lincoln charged Major General George B. McClellan with the defense of Washington D.C. against Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s first invasion of the North.  Earlier in the month, Lee had divided his men, sending General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson to … Continued

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