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Seminoles Taught American Soldiers a Thing or Two About Guerrilla Warfare

[ad_1] The word “Seminole” is derived from the Muscogean word simanó-li, or “runaway,” reflecting a common heritage, as Upper Creeks from

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This Patient Rider Spent Months Retracing the Pony Express on Horseback

[ad_1] When the Central Overland California and Pikes Peak Express Co. launched the Pony Express on April 3, 1860, fanfare

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10 Pivotal Events in the Life of Buffalo Bill

[ad_1] 1. Cody Family Moves to Kansas Will was born in Iowa Territory in 1846. In 1854 father Isaac moved the

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During the War Years, Posters From the American Homefront Told You What to Do — And What Not to Do

[ad_1] “The First World War saw the first widespread use of propaganda to stir patriotic fervour,” note Gill Saunders and

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The One and Only ‘Booger’ Was Among History’s Best Rodeo Performers

[ad_1] The horse was once as essential to Western life as the six-gun, and breaking horses was once a necessary

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An SAS Rescue Mission Mission Gone Wrong

[ad_1] Norman Crockatt is not a well-known name, but the British intelligence officer was responsible for one of the most

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The Top Books and Films About Buffalo Bill Cody

[ad_1] Books Buffalo Bill: Scout, Showman, Visionary (2010, by Steve Friesen) This is my biography of William Frederick “Buffalo Bill”

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This Victorian-Era Performer Learned that the Stage Life in the American West Wasn’t All Applause and Bouquets

[ad_1] The California Gold Rush. The very words evoked the strong reaction of an American populace driven by adventure and

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As the Boxer Rebellion Stole Headlines from His Wild West, Buffalo Bill Put the Clash into His Show

[ad_1] Fresh from robbing the Deadwood Stagecoach, the Sioux performers of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West changed into loose-fitting Chinese garb

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Could These American Paratroopers Stop the Germans from Reaching Utah Beach on D-Day?

[ad_1] O n the evening of June 5, 1944, Louis Leroux, his wife, and their six children scrambled atop an