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Pearl Harbor and the Legacy of Carl Vinson Victor Davis Hanson

    His monumental contributions to American security are largely unknown to Americans today.   Seventy-six years ago on Dec. 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese fleet surprise-attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the home port of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.   Japanese … Continue reading

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Landing at Normandy: The 5 Beaches of D-Day

  Early in the morning on June 6, 1944, about 156,000 Allied soldiers stormed a handful of beaches along the coast of Normandy, France. Although choppy seas and heavy German resistance prevented them from fully meeting their objectives that day, … Continue reading

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In Memory of Louis Zamperini

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