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Why Watergate was such a big scandal?

Watergate is an incredibly interesting period of political history that is greatly misunderstood by many people today. It helps to think of the scandal not as a single...

How did the Union and Confederate armies compare to European armies at the time?

The US armies were operating in different circumstances than most European countries. It didn’t really have any major powers to defend against, operated in a huge area, and...

When did the US Army stop using the white star roundel on it’s vehicles and why?

In 1972 and 1973 (August through the winter to March), the United States Army Mobility Equipment Research and Development Center (USAMERDC) along with the Mobile Army Sensor...