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5 Things You Should Know About Saratoga, 1777

The Battles and Surrender at Saratoga, New York, in 1777 marked a major turning point in the war. It’s a series of events filled with drama, jealously, and courage. And they had global repercussions. Today, we’ve rounded up five things … Continue reading

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Reputations, Redcoats, & Squares: British Soldiers At Waterloo

There is an infamous quote by the Duke of Wellington regarding his British troops: “our [army] is composed of the scum of the earth — the mere scum of the earth. It is only wonderful that we should be able … Continue reading

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