Remembering Pearl Harbor
As President Roosevelt said, the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on the morning of December 7, 1941 was a day that would live in 'Infamy'. Aimed at the Pacific Fleet of the U.S.Navy, the attack damaged or destroyed twelve American warships and killed 2,403 American servicemen and 68 civilians.
World War II
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- Ch 354Arnhem: A Bridge Too FarIn December, 1944, 400 men of the 1rst British Airborne Division paraded at Buckingham Palace to receive their grateful thanks from their king and countrymen. Although they paraded as heroes, victors they were not. They were some of the survivors of a whole airborne division of over 10,000 men lost during the most audacious and ultimately controversial battles of Operation Market Garden; Arnhem.Great Greek Myths: The IliadAgamemnon has seen it in a dream: Troy will be taken today. Helen's husband Menelaus recognizes Paris, the man who took his wife. The two men decide to face each other in a duel.