Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Happy Independence Day

July 2, 1776
Surrender of Cornwallis, Yorktown, 1781
Crispus Attucks, First Casualty of the Revolution
Fort McHenry, Baltimore Harbor, Seiged in 1814
The Battle of Gettysburg, July 1863
The Storming of Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City
The Rough Riders Charge up San Juan Hill

Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, Last Living American WWI veteran, age 107
Sinking of the Arizona, Pearl Harbor, 1941
Raising the Flag at Iwo Jima
Normandy, 1944
Japanese Surrender
Korean War
Khe Sanh

Grenada Invasion, 1983
Desert Storm
Sgt. Gary Gordon & Sgt. Randy Shughart, Medal of Honor, Posthumous, Somalia

Iraqi Freedom

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