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How 600 Soldiers Destroyed the Aztec Empire and Conquered Most of Mexico

Around 400 Spanish soldiers, 16 mounted soldiers, and 200 native American's were used for this conquest.

The Use and History of the Facon Knife

As the Portuguese explorers went through South America, the native people that lived there adopted this particular blade, and pretty soon after the Gauchos got introduced to this knife, and it was a perfect fit for their needs.

The Mystery of the Boston Art Heist – $500m in Stolen Art

It was dubbed "heist of the century": A duo of thieves stole numerous classic pieces of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston.

The Discovery of America

The discovery of America is an event as a result of which for the inhabitants of the Old World (Europe) a new part of...

Battle for Fort Sumter – Start of the American Civil War – Part 2

Bombardment On April 12, 1861 at 03:20, Anderson was informed that fire would be open in an hour. At 04:30 a mortar shell from Fort...

American Civil War – Year 1865

March of Sherman to the sea Sherman marched from Atlanta on November 15, 1864 in the direction of Savannah. In this case, the northerners had...

Battle for Fort Sumter – Start of the American Civil War – Part 1

South Carolina announced secession shortly after Lincoln's victory in the presidential election of 1860, and by February 1861 six more southern states had made...

Manassas Campaign – American Civil War

By the beginning of the summer of 1861, two field armies of the Confederation were in Northern Virginia. General Beauregard commanded the Potomac Army,...

Weapons of the American Civil War

The American Civil War had a huge impact on the development of military equipment. In fact, it was the first war of the industrial...

American Civil War – Year 1863

The campaign of 1863 was a turning point of the war, although its beginning was unsuccessful for the northerners. In January 1863, Joseph Hooker...

American Civil War – Year 1862 – Part 2

Maryland Campaign On September 4, 1862, General Lee's army entered Maryland, intending to cut off the communications of the federal army and isolate Washington during...

American Civil War – Year 1862 – Part 1

In 1862, the northerners achieved the greatest success in the western theater of operations. In February and April, the army of General US Grant,...

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