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Video of the Last Veteran of the American Civil War

(Video Link) On August 2, 1956, Albert Woolson died at an age estimated between 105 and 109. He was the last Union veteran of the American Civil War and probably the last veteran from either side of that conflict (the record is disputed). That chapter of living memory closed. Woolson was buried with full military honors, including [...]

Saddam’s Military Planes Found in Serbia

Iraq’s missing Air Force jets have been traced to Serbia, where they are mostly in pieces. They have been cannibalized, parted out, or left to deteriorate over he past twenty years. Iraqi officials said they found the planes in the process of trying to trace what Saddam, the former dictator, did with the country’s military assets. [...]