The Battle of Gettysburg, Day Two: A Test of Will With Blood

Battle Lines Drawn. Image courtesy of Wikipedia. The morning of July 2nd, 1863 would dawn with the battle lines clearly drawn to the south of Gettysburg. Throughout the night, and much of the morning, the full might of both the Army of Northern Virginia, and that of the Army of the Potomac, reached the battlefield.  … Continue reading The Battle of Gettysburg, Day Two: A Test of Will With Blood

A Resolve Steeled

On this day in history, June 4th, 1940, the allied forces consisting of the remnants of three French field armies, Belgium soldiers, as well as the British Expeditionary Force, completed their desperate evacuation to Britain from Dunkirk. This marked the end of the first major allied attempt to halt the German westward advance, and though … Continue reading A Resolve Steeled