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U.S. Presidential Unit Citations: the Canadian Heroes

The Americans have developed a unique way of honouring heroism in war.

It’s in recognition of exception bravery bestowed not to an individual, but to an entire unit. 578 more words

Korean War

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights - April 22, 2014

Arctic Defence & Sovereignty

Book Review – The Great War by Peter Hart

The First World War is a virtually forgotten conflict in the United States. In fact, if there hadn’t been a World War II, I doubt many people would know it even took place. 719 more words

Book Reviews

The Amazing Roger Crowley

Four Feudal Estates
(4 out of 4 rating)

Four Feudal Estates
(4 out of 4 rating)

I was working on a top 10 list of my favorite history books, and I noticed that two of the books I chose were written by the same author: Roger Crowley. 383 more words


So who was Andrew Jackson Haynes, anyway?

Go down to my favorite Kendall County cemetery, the Cowdrey Cemetery right off Ill. Route 71, and you’ll see an interesting monument.

Cowdrey’s one of Oswego Township’s older cemeteries and was originally situated on the old Cowdrey farm, thus the name. 842 more words

Kendall County