The greatest military defeat in the history of the World, War, Militaries and all the great armies in history. Lieutenant_General Arthur Ernest Percival of the British Army in WWII. He had the worst defeat in history. He was charged to defend Singapore from a Japanese army attack in WWII. He had 60,000 crack British soldiers and 30,000 soldiers from the India army. The Japanese attacked with 3,000 soldiers, Yes only 3,000 soldiers and General .
9/11 FLAG BY THOMAS E. FRANKLIN IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING BY JOE ROSENTHAL STAR SPANGLED BANNER FLAG, FORT MCHENERY, BALTIMORE 1813 DON’T GIVE UP THE SHIP FLAG BY COMMODORE OLIVER HAZARD PERRY FLAG PLANTED ON THE MOON, BY NEIL ARMSTRONG & BUZZ ALDRIN 1969 By Historicalamericana.com
“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” (United States of America) Benjamin Franklin “Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground.” Thomas Jefferson President “Laws that forbid the carrying of .
The Star-Spangled Banner The Forgotten History of Francis Scott Key’s National Anthem It might be impossible to sing, but everyone knows the words to the national anthem of the United States – “The Star-Spangled Banner.” It’s a staple at everything from sporting events to patriotic rallies. But while everyone knows the song, very few Americans know the story behind it, both the story of the lyrics and the story of how this ode to our .
Davy Crockett: The Forgotten History of the King of the Wild Frontier & the Battle of the Alamo “I bark at no man’s bid. I will never come and go, and fetch and carry, at the whistle of the great man in the White House no matter who he is.” Davy Crockett David Hawkins Stern Crockett, fondly remembered as Davy Crockett, was born in eastern Tennessee to pioneer parents on August 17, 1786. Like .
The Betsy Ross Flag: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About This American Icon Second only to Old Glory itself, the Betsy Ross Flag is the American icon. Its clean design is similar to our current flag, with 13 stripes and only 13 stars in a circle (representing the equal status of what were then the 13 united individual sovereign nations). This simplicity is perhaps the reason for its popularity among American Patriots and Constitutionalists, as it .
The First Navy Jack Flag: A Maritime Symbol of Freedom and Resistance Among pre-Constitutional American flags is the First Navy Jack – the current national maritime flag and an official symbol of the United States government to this day. But it’s not just the “first” Navy Jack – it’s also the current Navy Jack. In fact, it’s been used several times throughout America’s history for our Navy, particularly during periods of nationalist and patriotic .
The Sons of Liberty flag is very meaningful to us, as it’s the flag that inspired the backdrop of our logo. Its origins go back to 1765, when a secretive group of patriots known as “the Loyal Nine” was formed – the group behind the original Boston Tea Party. The flag was then known as “the Rebellious Stripes” and it was banned by the British king, the highest endorsement the Crown could give. The Sons of .
“Don’t Give Up the Ship” is seen on everything from coasters and coffee mugs to sweaters and license plates these days. And while it’s a cool slogan evoking a sense of resilience in the face of adversity, very few people actually know what it means and the history behind it. This popular slogan can be found on the Commodore Perry Flag, which was created during the War of 1812, much like another indispensable symbol of American culture .