This Week In Combined Arms History

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Monday, August 14, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017

Operation DRAGOON, the code name for the Allied invasion of Southern France, was initially planned for simultaneous execution with the Normandy landings on D-Day (6 June 1944). However, resource constraints delayed execution until mid-August.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017

During the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), King Louis XIV of France sought regional hegemony in Western Europe. His tool of choice was his large, increasingly professional army.

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Monday, July 31, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

Few battles are as famous, decisive, and influential as Hannibal’s great victory at Cannae. In the Second Punic War, Hannibal led a multiethnic Carthaginian army on a bold invasion of the Italian peninsula.

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Monday, July 24, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017

Despite a decade of nearly flawless victories, Napoleon’s Grande Armee faced a different challenge fighting guerillas and their British allies in Spain.

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Monday, July 17, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017

Led by the young, idealistic Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, the famous African-American (white-officered) 54th Massachusetts remained largely untested and hungry for battle when the regiment entered the Union lines on Morris Island, South Carolina in Ju

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Monday, July 10, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017

The effective integration of all military arms was no less vital in Medieval Times than it is today.

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Monday, July 3, 2017 to Sunday, July 9, 2017

Soon after the American Civil War, the rising state of Prussia sought to establish dominance in Central Europe and unify Germany under the leadership of its Hohenzollern monarchy.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017

Seeking to outflank the Confederate Army and seize the rebel capitol of Richmond, Union General George McClellan transported his Army of the Potomac by sea to Fort Monroe, VA in March 1862.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017

Coming on the heels of the USMC invasion of Iwo Jima, the U.S. Tenth Army fought one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific Theater on the Japanese island of Okinawa from April-June 1945.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

After the battles of Lexington and Concord, the colonial militia pursued the retreating British back to Boston, occupied the heights and trapped them in the city.

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