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October 13th, 2011   #1591
LeEnfield
 
 
13th October 1955 I was marching into the Barracks for my first day in the Army, well being a conscript I should say being dragged in under protest


LeEnfield Rides again

 
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October 13th, 2011   #1592
George
 
Oct 13
1710 Siege of Port Royal, Canada ends
1775 Continental Navy Est.
1812 Battle of Queenston Heights, Canada
1915 Battle of Loos ends
1918 Turkey signs armistice
1943 Italy declares War on Germany
1944 Red Army captures Riga
 
October 14th, 2011   #1593
George
 
Oct 14
1066 Battle of Hastings
1322 Battle of Byland
1758 Battle of Hochkirk
1805 Battle of Elchingen
1806 Battle of Jena-Auerstadt
1863 Battle of Bristoe Station
1938 1st flight P-40
1939 U-47 sinks HMS Royal Oak @ Scapa Flow
1952 Operation Showdown begins
1960 U-2 photos start the Cuban Missle Crisis
 
October 15th, 2011   #1594
George
 
Oct 15
1529 Siege of Vienna ends
1863 Submarine Hunley sinks killing H L Hunley & the crew during a test
1864 Confederates capture Sedalia & Glasgow, Mo
1904 Russian Baltic Fleet sails for Vladivostok.
 
October 16th, 2011   #1595
George
 
Oct 16
1793 Battle of Wattignies ends
1813 Battle of Leipzig begins
1859 John Brown's Harper's Ferry Raid
1934 China: Communists begin The Long March
1949 Greek Civil War ends
 
October 17th, 2011   #1596
George
 
Oct 17
1346 Battle of Neville's Cross
1448 2nd Battle of Kosovo
1777 Gen. Burgoyne surrenders his Army @ Saratoga
1800 British capture Curacao
1943 Burma Railroad finished. "Bridge on the River Kwai"
 
October 18th, 2011   #1597
George
 
Oct 18
1016 Battle of Ashingdon
1081 Battle of Dyrrhachium
1599 Battle of Selimbar
1775 Royal Navy burns Falmouth, Mass.
1779 2nd Battle of Savannah ends
1912 Serbia declares War on the Ottomans
 
October 19th, 2011   #1598
George
 
Oct 19
202 B.C. Battle of Zuma
439 Vandals capture Carthage
1781 Siege of Yorktown ends, Gen. Cornwallis surrenders his Army
1805 Battle of Ulm
1812 Napoleon retreats from Moscow
1813 Battle of Leipzig ends
1864 Battle of Cedar Creek, Va. St. Albans Raid: Confederates from Canada rob banks in St. Albans, Vt. Northern most land action of the Civil War.
1914 1st Battle of Ypres
1950 Red China enters the Korean War
 
October 20th, 2011   #1599
George
 
Oct 20
1827 naval Battle of Navarino
1935 Chinese Communist "Long March" ends
1944 US troops land on Leyte. Belgrade liberated by Red Army & Partizans
1962 Sino-Indian War begins
 
October 21st, 2011   #1600
George
 
Oct 21
1097 Siege of Antioch begins
1600 Battle of Sekigahara
1797 Frigate USS Constitution launched
1805 Battle of Trafalgar
1861 Battle of Ball's Bluff
1895 Japan invades Formosa
1912 Bulgarians liberate Kardzhali
1944 Battle of Aachen ends
1950 Battle of Yongju begins
 



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