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100th Anniversary of Animal Involvement in World War I

World War I was one of the most devastating and horrific conflicts humanity has ever witnessed and participated in. More than 16 million people lost their lives either in battle or being in the line of fire. 981 more words

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George S. Patton Signed Book From His Library

Signed book from Patton’s personal library: Indian Fights and Fighters by Cyrus Townsend Brady. Later printing. Garden City: Doubleday, 1923. Rebound hardcover, 5.25 x 7.5, 423 pages. 139 more words

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For Studies and Other Honest Pursuits (Studiis et Rebus Honestis)*

My grandfathers both grew up in Burlington, Vermont and several of their family members attended UVM. Recently perusing their online archives, I discovered some wonderful information about my great aunt Carly (Carolyn) and her brother, Guy, both of whom had very active college careers. 363 more words

General George S. Patton Killed?

As an old tank driver (see my tank driver’s license above, issued at The U.S. Army Armor School in 1966), I took more than a passing interest in reading “Killing Patton,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt, 2014). 253 more words

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