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The only American General to land with the initial seaborne assault at Utah Beach was Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr, assistant commander of the US 4th Division. At age 57 he was also the oldest soldier to come ashore. Sadly he died in France a month later of a heart attack. When General Omar Bradley was asked to name the single most heroic action he had ever seen in combat, he replied: "Ted Roosevelt on Utah Beach."

Timeline of Jamestown | List of Plymouth Colonists . Massachusetts Timeline of Events .

B-29 Superfortress, known as Enola Gay - The plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, 6th August, 1945. S)

Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge loved food and jewels in equal measure She married Prince Franz of Teck in June 1866 in Kew, Surrey.They became the Duke and Duchess of Teck. The couple had four children: Princess Mary, Prince Adolphus, Prince Francis, and Prince Alexander. Mary became the wife of George V and was the grandmother of the current Queen.

Revenge at Birkenau: Jewish dancer and actress shoots SS man Schillinger fatally and injures SS man Emmerich on 10/23/43 in the undressing room of crematorium II before she and her fellow women were to be gassed. She did a strip tease in front of the lecherous Schillinger in order to distract him and grab his gun. She shot both men after successfully grabbing it.

WYATT EARP c1890 RARE PHOTO GUNFIGHTER LAWMAN SHERIFF GAMBLER DODGE CITY

Lark McCoy and his wife Mary Elizabeth posed for this photograph in 1904. Lark's father, Harmon McCoy, was killed in the Civil War by Captain Hatfield, while fighting on opposite sides. Lark killed plenty of Hatfields, but died naturally in 1937.

“Colonel Roosevelt and his Rough Riders at the top of the hill which they captured, Battle of San Juan” Date July 1898

WOMEN WARRIORS: Kady Brownell enlisted with her husband in the 1st Rhode Island Infantry Volunteers the day after Fort Sumter fell. She fought openly alongside her husband in several battles, including the first Battle of Bull Run. At the end of their 3-month enlistment, Kady and her husband re-enlisted. Robert was wounded in the battle at New Bern, North Carolina, and the Brownells were transferred to New York while Robert recuperated. Both were discharged in the winter of 1863.

Buffalo Bill ~ In Colorado Springs Colorado ~ 1870

Mannie Hyman’s saloon in Leadville, Colorado is where Doc Holliday’s last gunfight takes place. Leadville puts Tombstone, Arizona, in the shade, with its 120 saloons, 118 gambling halls, 110 beer gardens and 35 brothels.

On February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky.

This 1879 Leadville, Colorado, image shows two noted Westerners, (at left) Joseph “White Eye” Anderson, who accompanied Wild Bill Hickok to Deadwood in 1876, and his friend E. B. “Yankee” Judd. Judd is packing a First Model Army Merwin Hulbert revolver in his holster and is holding what appears to be a Sharps Borchardt 1878 rifle.

Rosa May, well known prostitute that frequented Virginia City Nevada and Bodie California during the gold rush. She was an amazing woman, apart from her profession, she was a prominent figure in 19th century old west history. You can visit her grave at Bodie California.

Buck Garrett born May 24, 1871 a nephew of legendary Sheriff Pat Garrett. He was a US Deputy Marshal in Oklahoma. In 1905 he was appointed Chief of Police in Ardmore, Oklahoma and later elected Sheriff of Carter County in Oklahoma.

Abraham Lincoln's body departed Washington on the morning of Friday, April 21, 1865, and after making many stops, arrived in Springfield, Illinois, nearly two weeks later, on Wednesday, May 3, 1865....Locomotives used to pull the train were decorated with bunting, black crepe, and often a

George B. Chester's store on 19th and Chester Avenue. Bakersfield, CA. George and his brother Julius arrived in Bakersfield in 1866 Their first general store was named Livermore and Chester. George was Bakersfield first Postmaster

On May 24, 1830, the first passenger railroad service in the US began!