The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Ronda Rousey Says 'Yes' To NC Marine After Invitation To Marine Corps Ball As Video Goes Viral
She said yes! MMA fighter Ronda Rousey has accepted the invitation of a North Carolina Marine to attend his Marine Corps Ball later this year. The video went viral after he posted it on Facebook a wee...
Confederate States Marine Corps
The Confederate States Marine Corps (CSMC), a branch of the Confederate States Navy, was established by an act of the Congress of the Confederate States on March 16, 1861. The CSMC's manpower was init...
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Continental Marines
The Continental Marines were the marine force of the American Colonies during the American Revolutionary War. The Corps was formed by the Continental Congress on November 10, 1775 and was disbanded i...
Action of 28 November 1751
The Action of 28 November 1751 was a naval engagement of the Spanish-Algerian conflict, fought off Cape St Vincent between a squadron of two Spanish ships of the line under Captain Pedro Fitz-James St...
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The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Ronda Rousey Says 'Yes' To NC Marine After Invitation To Marine Corps Ball As Video Goes Viral
She said yes! MMA fighter Ronda Rousey has accepted the invitation of a North Carolina Marine to attend his Marine Corps Ball later this year. The video went viral after he posted it on Facebook a wee...
Battle of Peking (1900)
The Battle of Peking, or the Relief of Peking, was the battle on 14–15 August 1900, in which a multi-national force, led by Britain, relieved the siege of foreign legations in Peking during the Boxer ...
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Battle of La Flor
The Battle of La Flor was fought in May 1928 between the United States Marines, their Nicaraguan National Guardsmen allies, and a force of Sandinista rebels. It occurred at a hill north of the La Flor...
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Second Battle of Tuxpan
See the First Battle of Tuxpan.The Second Battle of Tuxpan was one of the three small battles of the Mexican-American War to occur in Tuxpan, Mexico. The exact date is unknown but was fought between a...
Second Battle of Fort Sumter
The Second Battle of Fort Sumter was fought on September 8, 1863, in Charleston Harbor. Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard, who had commanded the defenses of Charleston and captured Fort Sumter i...
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Spanish East Indies
The Spanish East Indies (Indias orientales españolas) were the Spanish territories in Asia-Pacific from 1565 until 1898. It comprised the Philippine Islands, Guam and the Mariana Islands, the...
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Convention of 1800
The Convention of 1800, 8 Stat. 178, also known as the Treaty of Mortefontaine, was a treaty between the United States of America and France to settle the hostilities that had erupted during...
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Walter M. Gibson
Walter Murray Gibson (March 6, 1822 – January 21, 1888) was an American adventurer and a government minister in the Kingdom of Hawaii prior to the kingdom's 1887 constitution.
Gibson was generally...
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Resaca de la Palma Battlefield
The Resaca de la Palma Battlefield is the site in Brownsville, Texas, where American forces under General Zachary Taylor engaged Mexican forces under General Mariano Arista on May 9, 1846 in the Battl...
Battle of Nassau
The Battle of Nassau (March 3–4, 1776) was a naval action and amphibious assault by American forces against the British port of Nassau, Bahamas, during the American Revolutionary War (also known as th...
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Yerba Buena, California
Yerba Buena was the original name of the Spanish settlement that would later become San Francisco, California. Located near the northeastern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, between the Presidio of...
Battle of Puerto Plata Harbor
The Battle of Puerto Plata Harbor was small battle in 1800 between a French privateer, a Spanish fort and the United States Navy and Marine Corps during the undeclared Quasi War between France and the...
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Mexican–American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
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Opposition to the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom
Opposition to the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii took several forms. Following the overthrow of the monarchy on January 17, 1893, Hawaii's provisional government—under the leadership of Sanford B...
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Third Battle of Tuxpan
The Third Battle of Tuxpan was one of the three small battles of the Mexican-American War to occur in Tuxpan, Mexico. The engagement occurred on June 30, 1847, between Mexican troops and or militia an...
Third Battle of Tuxpan - Wikipedia
Felipe Santiago Xicoténcatl
Felipe Santiago Xicoténcatl (May 1, 1804 – September 13, 1847) was a General in the Mexican Army under president Antonio López de Santa Anna.Xicoténcatl was born in the town of San Bernandino Co...
Battle of Bladensburg
The Battle of Bladensburg took place during the War of 1812. The defeat of the American forces there allowed the British to capture and burn the public buildings of Washington, D.C. It has been called...
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Stephen Decatur
Stephen Decatur, Jr. (January 5, 1779 – March 22, 1820) was a United States naval officer and Commodore notable for his many naval victories in the early 19th century.He was born on the...
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Bayda, Libya
Bayda - Elbeida (/ˈbaɪdə/ or /ˈbeɪdə/; Arabic: البيضاء‎ Al Baiḍāʾ  listen ), also spelled Az Zāwiyah al Bayḑā’, Zāwiyat al Bayḑā’,Beida El Beida and known as Beda Littoria under I...
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United States expedition to Korea
The United States expedition to Korea, the Shinmiyangyo, or simply the Korean Expedition, in 1871, was the first American military action in Korea.It took place predominantly on and around the Korean ...
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First Battle of Tuxpan
The First Battle of Tuxpan was the only major battle fought during the Mexican-American War at Tuxpan, Mexico.
Commodore Matthew C. Perry's Home Squadron extended its blockade of Mexico's eastern ...