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Book Review: The French & Indian War: Deciding The Fate Of North America

The French & Indian War:  Deciding The Fate Of North America, by Walter R. Borneman I must say that as someone who reads a fair amount about the French & Indian War that there was not a great deal of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The War That Made America

The War That Made America:  A Short History Of The French And Indian War, by Fred Anderson This is the sort of short history of the French and Indian War that makes for compelling reading and plenty of material to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Battles Of The French & Indian War

Battles Of The French & Indian War, by Diane Smolinski I was disappointed in this book, even with fairly low expectations and a generous standard for treating it.  There are some things that this book does very well, and that … Continue reading

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Today In History: On July 8 and 9, Two Legends Were Born

I was born in Mckeesport, Pennsylvania, at the confluence of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers. Not too far away from the second of these rivers is the place where my family has farmed for centuries. Normally this would not be … Continue reading

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