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05Jan 17

10 Facts about the Emancipation Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. That means New Year's Day of 2017 marked 154 years since its issuance. This important historical document was issued near the…

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11Nov 15

Why Veterans Day falls on November 11

On November 11, Americans around the country honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces. Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day. This was because World…

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World War II History Tweets

Video: Normandy Invasion

Source: U.S. Coast Guard/Archive.org

Watch footage of the Normandy Invasion as the role of the Coast Guard is explained.

Web Resources

WWII: Visual History

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