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David C. Isby

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The Son Tay Raid

May 1970: Air reconnaissance photographs of the North Vietnamese town of Son Tay, about 35 kilometers west of Hanoi, had…

MERRILL’S MARAUDERS, 1944

Journalists called them Merrill’s Marauders. Officially, they were the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional). To the transportation planners, they were Shipment…

Zeebrugge 1918

In 1917, Britain was in danger of defeat. Germany’s U-boats (submarines) were choking seaborne commerce. In April 1917 alone, 169…