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"Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families."

Letter to Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina


1788 October 20



Napoleon and the Grande Armée receive the surrender of Austrian General Mack after the Battle of Ulm in October 1805. The decisive finale of the Ulm Campaign raised the tally of captured Austrian soldiers to 60,000. With the Austrian army destroyed, Vienna would fall to the French in November.


"The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave."

Journal pour rire


Journal pour rire


An incident of General Shermans March through Georgia.

Walter Ernest O'Neil Yeo was an English sailor in the First World War, who is thought to have been one of the first people to benefit from advanced plastic surgery, namely a skin flap.

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