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Today in History with a Twist: October 7, 2013

Victory in South Carolina!      1780 - American Patriot militia defeat Loyalist militia in upper state South Carolina at the Battle of Kings Mountain.  The victory came after a string of... More 
This book follows the war from the rise of Hitler to the dropping of the atomic bombs, through blitzkrieg and bombings, to the treaty that finally ended it all, noting the effects upon future world politics. More 
Covers the important battles and their outcomes, and introduces concepts such as trench warfare and the Schlieffen Plan. More 
Examines explorations of waterways and land around the world and throughout history, chronicling famous explorers and their journeys. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 1, 2013

Guilty!      1946 - The sentences are handed down on the Nazi leaders at the Nuremberg Trials.  Twelve of the twenty four defendants were sentenced to death, ten of which were hanged,... More 
The book contains a wealth of information complemented by beautiful photographs to draw readers into the history of the development of this powerful continent. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 25, 2013

It's the Law!      1789 - The United States Congress passed twelve amendments to the Constitution: the Congressional Apportionment Amendment (which was never ratified), the Congressional... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 24, 2013

King Crowned, Emperor Next?      768 - Charlemagne gets crowned King of the Franks.  Would eventually rise to become the first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.  Too bad he had three sons... More 
Explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. Topics include piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages, the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, female pirates, the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang,... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 23, 2013

Traitor Uncovered!      1780 - British Major John André is arrested as a spy by American soldiers.  He is carrying papers that expose Benedict Arnold's plans to surrender West Point to the... More 

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