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Charles Martel "The Hammer" (688-741) King of the Franks. [Statue at the Chateau de Versailles]. Martel's victory at the Battle of Tours ended the advance of the Moors into Europe. Upon his death the kingdom was divided between his sons Carloman and Pepin, the father of Charlemagne. [37th generation grandfather]


Long Tan - Nui Dat Battle Field 1 Day Tour - Veteran tour of Vietnam - features: Australian and New Zealand war veterans are always welcome in our country. For our Vietnam military tours, we recognize the importance of understanding the significance of the operations that took place during the war. - We value in-depth knowledge of the v...

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Physical Features of Scotland

The Inscription - The Battle of Culloden I don't like war, but this relates to my Scottish Ancestry

from CNN

12 fascinating Civil War sites -

Chickamauga & Andersonville, #Georgia Civil War sites, were both included on's list of "12 fascinating Civil War sites." #GaCivilWar


The Battle of Saratoga. (The turning point of the war.) The British had General Burgoyne. The Americans had General Gates. Since Burgoyne's plan failed and that he took too long tiger to Albany, the Americans had won.


Gettysburg Train Station. President Lincoln arrived here by train on November 18, 1863, invited by David Wills to deliver "a few appropriate remarks" at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery. The station also served as a field hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg, transporting 15,000 wounded soldiers after the battle. (I took this picture and it came out very nice)