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"The Battle of Iwo Jima was a major battle---in fact, one of the bloodiest in the long and distinguished history of the United States Marine Corps. It was also a turning point in the War in the Pacific . It began on 19 February 1945, after three da..."
"The Battle of the Bulge was the last major German offensive of World War II. It began on 16 December 1944, when the German forces broke through Allied defenses in the Ardennes. The Germans intended to seize Antwerp, which would split Allied forces..."
"Boston played an important role in the American Revolution; it was the capital of the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay; the home of the colonial government; and the center of trade and commerce for the colony. Boston Harbor was the major port for im..."
"The Spanish American War began on April 25, 1898 when the United States declared war against Spain. There were many reasons for doing so, but chief among them were America's support for the ongoing struggle by Cubans and Filipinos against Spanish ..."