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The real story behind ‘The Mutiny on the Bounty’ is different from what you think
The story goes that captain of the Royal Navy’s HMS Bounty, Lt. William Bligh, was a harsh captain, prone to giving out abuse and unfair punishment in an already-harsh environment….
This was the only mutiny on an American ship in the past 100 years
On March 14, 1970, the SS Columbia Eagle was on its way to South Vietnam. The United States had been waging a war against the Communist North Vietnam, to support…
Why World War II soldiers mutinied in the days after V-J Day
On August 14, 1945, the Japanese Empire accepted the United States’ demands for surrender. On September 2nd, the documents formalizing the agreement were finally signed aboard the USS Missouri. World…