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This flight leader received the only Medal of Honor awarded for the Battle of Midway

Capt. Richard Eugene Fleming's heroism earned him the only Medal of Honor awarded to a participant in the Battle of ...
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7 Momentous College Football Coaching Hires

Some college football coaching hires have shifted the balance of power in the sport. Others have made major headlines and ...
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7 Momentous College Football Coaching Hires

Some college football coaching hires have shifted the balance of power in the sport. Others have made major headlines and ...
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How Early World Fairs Put Industrial Revolution Progress on Display

World’s Fairs conjure up images of the technicolor mid-century vision of the future from New York 1964, the Ferris wheel ...
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Weird and Wondrous: Evolution of Super Bowl Halftime Show

Duke Fields was only 19 in 1967 when he played in the halftime show at Super Bowl I between the ...
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8 Remarkable Female Figure Skaters at Winter Olympics

Women's singles figure skating was first held at the 1908 and 1920 Summer Games, four years before the inaugural Winter ...
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Jeanette Varberg: A New Look at Vikings

Varberg, a curator at the National Museum of Denmark, is recasting the history of Viking seagoing expeditions and warfare ...
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See the Marine Corps Force Recon in Action in Vietnam

These long-range Marine Corps reconnaissance patrols probed deep into enemy territory ...
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Josephine Baker Becomes First Black Woman Inducted Into the French Panthéon

On Tuesday the entertainer, civil rights activist, and French Resistance hero joined the likes of 80 other luminaries, including Voltaire, ...
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The ‘Radium Girls’: How the Courage of 5 Poisoned Women Helped Shape American Labor Laws

When Grace Fryer landed a job at the United States Radium Corporation factory in Orange, New Jersey, in 1917, she ...
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