69th Infantry Division

26 May 19

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17 May 19
A Tribute to Wilmington's Greatest Generation

Achieving complete surprise on December 16th 1944 Germany launched an offensive of over 400,000 German soldiers against US lines in Belgium and Luxembourg. The goal was to split Allied forces in half and force some kind of negotiated peace settlement. The Germans were able to create a huge “Bulge” in US lines but never a […]

16 May 19
Chevrons and Diamonds

One of the Chevrons and Diamonds projects that is presently underway centers on researching and documenting the history of one of the European Theater of Operations (ETO) World Series championship contending teams; the Blue and Grays of the 29th Infantry Division (ID). Fueled by the acquisition of an artifacts grouping from a veteran of the 29th ID’s baseball team (see: European Theater Baseball […]

08 May 19
Bull Runnings

Hi all – we will likely cover the formation of an Infantry or “Hollow” Square on the retreat from the battlefield during our tour on Saturday. So, here is a photo from Miller’s Photographic History of the Civil War to help you visualize one. Also, any letters or accounts that I will be quoting from […]

06 May 19
U S Military History

May 6, 1968 – The Battle of An Bao took place from 5-6 May 1968 in Bình Định Province during the Vietnam War when elements of the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) 3rd Division ambushed a unit of the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized) As part of the May Offensive, PAVN General Chu Huy […]

04 May 19
Dad Lover

A Vietnamese cow looks on as a Tank from 1st Battalion, 69th Armor, 25th Infantry Division, moves through Saigon, South Vietnam 03/12/1966 [600×415]

04 May 19
Making Histolines

A Vietnamese cow looks on as a Tank from 1st Battalion, 69th Armor, 25th Infantry Division, moves through Saigon, South Vietnam 03/12/1966 [600×415] || via #HistoryPornhttps://i.redd.it/a8lt5uf3p7w21.gif

04 May 19
Dad Lover Family

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13 Mar 19
Russian-American History Month

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08 Apr 19
U S Military History

April 8, 1966 – Operation Lincoln was an operation conducted by the 1st Cavalry Division west of Pleiku, lasting from 25 March to 8 April 1966, with the goal of locating suspected North Vietnamese and Viet Cong bases to disrupt any planned offensives during the monsoon season. Following multiple inconclusive skirmishes from 25-29 March, American […]

04 Apr 19
U S Military History

April 4, 2003 – The Battle of Najaf was a major battle in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The first stage of the battle was fought when the US 3rd Infantry Division fought to surround the town. The second stage was fought when soldiers from the U.S. 101st Airborne Division fought to clear and secure […]

01 Apr 19

Company E Company E was recruited in the fall of 1861, with most of the original members originating from Boston and the surrounding area. Samuel Moore, a 24-year old Boston bookbinder, was commissioned as the first Captain of Company E. He eventually resigned due to a physical disability in January, 1863. Six enlisted men from […]

22 Mar 19
Weapons and Warfare

A 3rd Armored Division crewman with a .30-caliber machine gun mounted on an M3 “Stuart” light tank fires on enemy troops in the woods flanking a highway near Leipzig, April 17, 1945. Although the war was nearly over, some Germans stubbornly resisted, preferring death to dishonor. Seemingly being watched by displeased Germanic statues, a 69th […]

15 Apr 19
Jjohnson1701's Blog

Chapter 3: The Battle Begins Theft at the Library An unidentified woman, who later claimed to be Elizabeth Johnston, gained access to the Library of Congress, and stole a large number of maps of Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina from the archives. These maps would have helped the Union in its efforts to cross […]