Boogeymen - part of a series of eerie stereoviews - dated 1923
For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.
May 13, 1846: The Mexican-American War Begins
On this day in 1846, U.S. Congress declared war on Mexico. The Mexican-American War was a defining event for both nations, transforming a continent and forging a new identity for its peoples. By the war’s end in 1848, Mexico had lost nearly half of its territory (the present American Southwest from Texas to California) and the United States had become a continental power.Explore a timeline of the Mexican-American war to learn about events that preceded the war, its battles, and the aftermath.
(Image: Battle of Veracruz during the Mexican-American War. 1851 Painting by Carl Nebel.)
This photo is rumored to have been taken on San Juan Hill during the Spanish American War.The 6th Cal rode with Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders.
Members of the 339th infantry and 310th Engineers upon arrival in North Russia. This was an all-volunteer group, recruited in France in early 1919 to go to Murmansk to help keep open the rail lines and equipment seized from the Bolsheviks. They were responsible for lines and rolling stock from Murmansk to Soroka. They arrived in March and April of 1919, and left for home in late July, 1919. They were placed under British command, and armed with Mosin Nagants.