Captain Cook Memorial Westminster Abbey, London, UK Was Britain’s Captain Cook (1728 -1779) an explorer or an invader?  The intrepid captain from Yorkshire circumnavigated the globe, cruised all around the vast Pacific ocean and was an extraordinary navigator.  Cook left his mark on geography and on the world. Cook Plaque London, UK Cook lived for…

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“The bloodiest battle of the American invasion of California was fought on December 6, 1846, at San Pasqual, between General Kearny’s forces and the Californios, led by Pico.” Stained Glass US Troops. San Pasqual Battlefield Visitor Center The battles of the American Revolution and the US Civil War were not fought in California.  But important…

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“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”   In 2017 Patton must be remembered on account of his dashing and aggressive leadership in World War II that saved countless lives and helped to shorten the duration of the war in Europe.  …

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