The Battle of Malvern Hill, also known as the Battle of Poindexter’s Farm, was fought on July 1st, 1862. The battle was the last in a series know as the Seven Days Battle. The Union lost around three-thousand men and the Confederates lost over five-thousand; however, the greatest tragedy was a father’s grief when he realized he shot his own son.
At the end of WWII there was so much death, destruction, illness, and starvation occurring in European countries torn by the conflict. In today’s post I will discuss a military operation to bring mercy and light to those suffering in the Netherlands with no food after a freezing winter in the spring of 1945 by allied forces such as Great Britain and the U.S.
The United States faced internal hostilities that escalated into a four year civil war beginning in the spring of 1861. In this article I will attempt to explain the key facts that led to the Confederate’s first victory during the Battle of Fort Sumter on April 13th,1861.
The attack from the Empire of Japan on the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii was a devastating event to U.S military forces and the citizens of this country. President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7th, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy.”