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Eyewitness Account from Chancellorsville

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The winter of 1945-1946 was very difficult. You are an inspiration to the younger generation. Attachment of the document to the matting to ensure its protection. He enlisted at the beginning of the war and remained in until he was captured in Ga late 1864. Note: The battle for Berlin lasted more than two weeks. It is interesting to look at this battle through the eyes of the Mexican soldier.

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EYEWITNESS accounts of the battle for Stalingrad

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Some will say it was an unjust war and we should have never been there. Here, a defending force estimated at between 180 and 260 awaited their arrival. Among the German soldiers trapped amid the horrors of war, the sense of disillusionment spread: They were the first to realize that they had served an inhumane dictator, to whom their lives meant nothing. All the tram lines were down, and everywhere there was burned-out wrecks of wooden tram cars. When I left the soldiers to turn towards my neighbourhood, I saw one of my relatives pushing a baby carriage towards me with her two little girls.

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Kursk: The German View : Eyewitness Reports of Operation Citadel by the ...

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Historians in the trenches But the suffering of civilians and Russian troops at Stalingrad has long been blanked out. However, in the midst of battle, scouts spotted the American Fleet, so the bombers were ordered refitted with torpedoes. The Death of Davy Crockett This obstacle was at length overcome, the gallant General Juan V Amador being among the foremost. I could see the contrails of the rockets flying over my head. The dead lay on all sides and the cries of pain of the wounded rang in our ears. Regardless of what they say, the fact remains that this was a horrible battle and many brave men in both armies died for a cause they believed in.

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The Battle of Marathon

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The rifles were, of course, muzzle loaders, with iron ramrods; the cartridges were new and the brown paper of the toughest description, so that strong fingers were required to tear out the conical ball and the little paper cap of gunpowder. McClellan maneuvered and fought in the western part of the state. The battle also gave President Abraham Lincoln the opportunity to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, which, on January 1, 1863, declared free all slaves in States still in rebellion against the United States. In Berlin, 100,000 women were raped, often multiple times, and 10,000 women died as a result. In some places you had to move two or three bodies aside to lie down.

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The Battle of Midway, 1942

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The Japanese struck first with an attack on the island. We ran across a field towards our house. Some 17,500 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific, the Hornet lies upright in decent condition after the battering she received during and after the battle. There was a rumour that there was an opening there, where they could escape from the Russians and surrender to the Americans instead. Our rationale for bravely volunteering for this dangerous mission was that the enemy was directing his fire at airplanes, not the ends of the runway so we thought we were volunteering to go away from the field of fire.

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Eyewitness accounts shed light on Stalingrad

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But that's the most significant insight which the transcripts deliver: Stalin was not only a German tragedy, but Russian too. As a result, a new and unprecedented picture of German strategy and operations is made available. Perhaps this is why we won all of the battles, but ultimately lost the war. Then, much to the surprise of the Persians, he orders the Greek warriors to charge headlong into the enemy line. However, there was no escape.

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Eyewitness To Vietnam's Most Famous Battle

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The other end of the runway offered a much different experience. Oh, I forgot to tell the lieutenant that I also volunteered to put out radar deflectors. Finally, on May 5th, the shooting outside stopped. A dense fog which the North Vietnamese used to cover their advance had ruled out air support and General William C. Across the river in numeral campfires were blazing, and we could but too well imagine the scenes that they are lighting.

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The Battle for Berlin: An Eyewitness Account : Letters from Windermere

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Before long we saw the red soldiers, in battle formation, in front of us and although the day was wild and wet we could see the red coats of the soldiers and the blue tartan of the Campbells in our presence. The ensuing battle on September 17 produced the bloodiest day in America combat history with over 23,000 casualties on both sides. The Mexican Army began to bombard the former mission with cannon shot in an effort to systematically reduce its protective walls to rubble. Every time I pick one of these up and read it I learn new things. There was little hope that we could hold out against the Russians, but I wanted to be with my family when the worst happened, so I left the farm on April 28th to return to Berlin. There was not a lot of time before there would be an attack.

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