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“Unwelcomed Soldiers Invading a Fraternity”: Breaking Gender Barriers in the United States Military

National History Day Video Process Annotated Bibliography Jessie Henderson National History Day National History Day Video Process Before researching this topic, I brainstormed about topics which matched the theme. After a family friend suggested naval pilot Captain Rosemary Mariner, I … Continue reading

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Two Captains, Two Regimes: Benjamin Franklin Tilley and Richard Phillips Leary, America’s Pacific Island Commanders, 1899-1901

By Diana L. Ahmad Missouri University of Science and Technology By 1900, with the acquisition of Guam in Micronesia and eastern Samoa in Polynesia, the United States had successfully expanded its borders into the Pacific Ocean. The Department of the … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW – The Battle of Midway

Craig L. Symonds, The Battle of Midway, Oxford University Press, 2011.  452 pp., appendices, notes, bibliography, photos, index. Review by Dr. John Abbatiello Monument, Colorado The series editors of Oxford’s “Pivotal Moments in American History” collection certainly hit a home … Continue reading

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