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Magazine articles on modern history.
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Civil War Times
Mar/Apr 2006
Jeffry D. Wert
George Custer: Between Myth and Reality George Armstrong Custer stalks America's past with a disturbing presence. Reality and myth about him still collide on the battlefields of Virginia and Pennsylvania. mark for My Articles 39 similar articles
February 2006
Nick Gillespie
Mark Twain vs. Tom Sawyer In The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Twain had invented the American archetype of the prankish boy with a taste for adventure. In Huckleberry Finn, Twain reveals in ugly detail the limitations of that adolescent mentality when confronting the reality of American race relations. mark for My Articles 15 similar articles
Science News
February 4, 2006
From the February 1, 1936, Issue Shadowy Superstition... Thymol, Alcohol, Ether Used in New Dental Pain-Killer... New Optical Material Eliminates Headlight Glare... mark for My Articles 2 similar articles
America's Civil War
Gordon Berg
USCT Soldiers' Heroism at the Battle of New Market Heights On a gunfire-swept slope near Richmond on September 29, 1864, U.S. Colored Troops stood to the test and proved black men made good professional soldiers. Fourteen of them received the Medal of Honor for their bravery. mark for My Articles
Military History
February 2006
David Frye
Greco-Persian Wars: Battle of Thermopylae After the Battle of Thermopylae, Persian King Xerxes secretly buried most of the Greek dead and all but 1,000 of his own slain. The idea was to conceal from his army just how few men had held up his progress for so long. mark for My Articles 24 similar articles
Wild West
February 2006
John D. McDermott
Brule Sioux Chief Spotted Tail Spotted Tail, chief of the Brules, showed much martial prowess in his younger days, only to became a highly respected peace chief. But he was not destined to die peacefully. mark for My Articles 17 similar articles
Wild West
February 2006
John D. McDermott
Brule Sioux Spotted Tail's Pledge of Peace War and a terrible winter were fresh memories when the tearful Spotted Tail was allowed to bury his daughter at Fort Laramie. This helped convince the Brule Sioux leader to bury the hatchet forever. mark for My Articles 25 similar articles
World War II
February 2006
Jonathan North
Soviet Prisoners of War: Forgotten Nazi Victims of World War II For more than 60 years, the Wehrmacht has largely escaped scrutiny for its part in the deaths of more than 3.5 million Soviet prisoners of war. mark for My Articles 42 similar articles
British Heritage
March 2006
Claire Hopley
North British Migration: From the Irish Sea to the Allegheny Mountains As colonial settlement thrived on the Atlantic seaboard, word spread through Britain that in the piedmont and mountains beyond the coast there was land for the taking. From the border counties of England and Scotland, and the Scots-Irish province of Ulster, they came to Appalachia. mark for My Articles 31 similar articles
Science News
January 28, 2006
From the January 25, 1936, Issue Huge Scoop Shovel Lifts Largest Truck with Ease... New Cornell Atom Smasher to Find Uses in Cancer Study... Wheat "Stuffed" with CO 2 Grows Larger... mark for My Articles 58 similar articles
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