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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation: Frederick Alber

Medal of Honor Citation: Frederick Alber Rank: Private Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company A Division: 17th Michigan Infantry Born: 1838, Germany Departed: Yes Entered Service At: Manchester, Mich. Date of Issue: 07/30/1896 Place / Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864 Citation: Bravely rescued Lt. Charles H. Todd of his regiment who had been captured […]

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phillipines insurrection

Philippine Insurrection: “Gallant Fight by American Troops”

Few Americans know anything about the Philippine Insurrection or Philippine-American Revolution. Shortly after Spain surrendered ending the Spanish-American War in 1998, fighting broke out after it was made clear that the U.S. would not grant the Philippines, a former Spanish colony, independence. The “insurrection” ended in 1902 with a U.S. victory at a cost of […]

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U.S. Army artillerymen in World War I.

Rare video: U.S. Army in World War I

One hundred years ago the United States of America was watching anxiously while European powers slaughtered each other. In 1917 America would enter World War I and catch the tail end of the worst war the world had experienced up to that time. The U.S. would go on to suffer over 320,000 casualties. Look inside […]

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