05/10 – The Assault on Hamburger Hill

Members of the 101st Airborne land on Hill 937, aka "Hamburger Hill." Many LZ's (landing zones) like this one were under constant fire from PAVN positions. (Je Me Souviens) On this day in 1969, American UH-1 "Huey" helicopters began landing in the A Sầu Valley, a remote, densely-jungled region of Vietnam close to the Laotian…

11/25 – Dull Knife Fight

A romanticized vision of the Great Indian Wars. (source: Wikimedia Commons) On this day in 1876, the Dull Knife Fight took place in Wyoming between the Northern Cheyenne and the United States Army. Having been beaten badly by a coalition of Native American forces (Northern Cheyenne, Lakota, Dakota, and Arapaho) at Little Bighorn in June,…