April 2009
Military History;Apr/May2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p10
The article recalls several events in military history from 1775 to 1940. The resolution to enter World War I was approved by the U.S. Congress on April 6, 1917. The evacuation of Dunkirk, France by troops started on May 26, 1940 with help from little ships or flotilla of some 700 private boats. The graves of Union prisoners of war (POW) at the site of a former Confederate prison camp in Charleston, South Carolina were decorated by freed slaves on May 30, 1868.


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