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Doughboys Arrive in Great Britain 1917

The US entered World War One in April of 1917 but it would take a year before the doughboys arrived in numbers to make a difference in France. At the start of the war the US Army was tiny but by the end of hostilities on November 11th, 1918 over 4 million men had volunteered […]

Lundy’s Lane and the Niagara Front in 1814

Originally posted on War and Security:
Major General Jacob Brown, commanding the US Left Division, failed to follow up the US victory at Chippawa on 5 July The Niagara Front Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_the_Niagara_Frontier,_1869.jpg 1812. He allowed the defeated British, commanded by Major General Phineas Riall, to retreat to Fort George near the mouth of the River…