May 2011
Military History;May2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p12
The article reflects on various historical highlights involving the U.S. military which includes the marathon held at the 1896 Summer Olympic Games in Greece to recreate the mythical sprint done by Athenian messenger Pheidippides, the battle involving the French Foreign Legion on April 30, 1863, and the establishment of the Continental Artillery Regiment on May 12, 1775 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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