ON THIS DAY...
- December 1st in 1952,
the third winter of the Korean War Began.
- November 28th in 1951,
the second winter of the Korean War Began.
- November 21st in 1983,
operation Urgent Furry ended in Granada.
- November 19th in 1863,
Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Addresss.
- The History of Veterens Day
- October 17th in 1977,
the British surrendered at the Battle of Saratoga.
- October 15th in 1951,
Operation Decoy took place.
- October 8th in 1918,
what was left of the Lost Battalion
(World War I) was rescued.
- October 7th in 2001,
the US leads attacks on Afghanistan.
- September 16th in 1779,
the siege of Savanna took place.
- September 15th in 1950,
the Inchon invasion took place.
- August 13th in 1943,
the 10th Mountain Division came into being at Camp Hale,
Colorado as the 10th Light Division (Alpine).
- July 30th in 1945,
The worst naval disaster in US history.
- July 24th in 1970,
Capt. James W. "Bill" Reed and navigator, 1ST Lt. Donald
B. Bloodworth were shot down over Laos.
- July 23th in 1836,
Seminole Indians surrounded the Cape Florida lighthouse.
- July 18th in 1792,
Naval hero John Paul Jones dies in Paris.
- July 17th in 1862,
The U.S. fleet arrived in Tripoli after Pasha Yusuf Karamanli
declared war for being refused tribute.
- July 12th in 1862,
the the Medal of Honor was created
- June 26th in 1948,
the US begins the Berlin Airlift.
- June 25th in 1876,
the battle of Little Big Horn took place.
- April 17th, in 1943
- March 19th in 2003,
the invasion of Iraq began.
- March 14th in 1916,
The Mexican Expedition began.
- February 25th in 1943,
The Battle of Kasserine Pass ended.
- January 28th in 1945,
the India-Burma Campaign ended.
- January 27th in 1973,
the Paris Peace Accords temporarily stopped the fighting in Vietnam.
- November 14th In 1965,
Ed Freeman's actions earned him the Medal of Honor.
- November 10th In 1775,
the United States Marine Corps was established.
- November 8th In 1942,
Operation Torch began.
- October 28th In 1776,
the the Battle of White Plains took place.
- October 25th In 1983,
the United States invaded Grenada.
- October 19th In 1781,
the British surrendered at Yorktown.
- October 15th In 1917 and 1918,
Gunner's Mate First Class Osmond K. Ingram and Lieutenant Colonel William
"Wild Bill" Donovan earned the Medal of Honor.
- October 10th
Battle of Heartbreak Ridge
- October 8th In 1918,
Alvin York killed 28 and heroically captured 132 German soldiers
- On These Two Days, October 3rd & 4th In 1993,
The Battle of Mogadishu Was Fought.
- September 26th In 1944,
The Military Police Corps achieved permanent status.