Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 November

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Nov 16 1776 – U.S. Revolutionary War: Hessians Capture Fort Washington » During the Revolutionary War, Lieutenant General Wilhelm von Knyphausen and a force of 3,000 Hessian mercenaries lay… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 November

Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 November

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Nov 00 1943 – WW2: USS Capelin (SS–289) » Sunk by unknown causes, either Japanese aircraft (934 Kokutai) or minelayer Wakatake, a Japanese mine in the northern Celebes, or… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 November

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 October

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Oct 16 1690 – Colonial America: Battle of Quebec (16-24 OCT) » Fought between the colonies of New France and Massachusetts Bay, then ruled by the kingdoms of France… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 October

Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 October

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Oct 00 1943 – WW2: USS Dorado (SS–248) Missing » Date of loss unknown. Most likely either accidently bombed and sunk by friendly Guantanamo–based flying boat on 13 October or… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 October

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 September

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Third Friday of Sep – National POW/MIA day to pay tribute to the lives and contributions of the more than 83,000 Americans who are still listed as Prisoners of… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 September

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 August

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Aug 16 1777 – American Revolution: Battle of Bennington » The Battle took place in Walloomsac, New York, about 10 miles from its namesake Bennington, Vermont. A rebel force… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 August

Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 August

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests worldwide Aug 01 1801 – Tripolitan War: The schooner USS Enterprise defeated the 14-gun Tripolitan corsair Tripoli after a fierce but one–sided battle. Aug 01 1907 – U.S. Army:… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 August

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 July

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Jul 16 1779 – American Revolution: Battle of Stony Point » In a well planned and executed nighttime attack, American Brigadier General Anthony Wayne on the orders of General… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 July

Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 July

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests JUL 00 1940 – U.S. Army: 1st Airborne Unit » In 1930, the U.S. Army experimented with the concept of parachuting three-man heavy-machine-gun teams. Nothing came of these early… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 1 thru 15 July