Britain Against Napoleon: The Organization of Victory, 1793-1815
Fact of the Day
When President Lyndon Johnson was asked by members of the press why American soldiers were in Vietnam, he unzipped his trousers, pulled out what lay beneath and said 'This is why!'
Quote of the Day
"I think a curse should rest on me, because I love this war. I know it's smashing and shattering the lives of thousands every moment, and yet I can't help it, I enjoy every second of it. "
~ Winston Churchill in 1916
On This Day
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1989 A man famously obstructs a column of Chinese People's Army tanks on Tiananmen Square in Peking.