Vietnam Era Veterans who served from November 1, 1955, through May 15, 1975, regardless of location will be eligible to receive the 50th Commemoration of Vietnam Veterans Pin and Presidential Proclamation.
Here are five profiles from The Conversation’s archive that highlight the brilliance, grit, and unique perspectives of five women who worked in geosciences, math, ornithology, pharmacology, and physics during the 20th century.
In this tale, the queen stayed true to her Jewish roots and used her status to sway her husband, King Achashverosh, to defend the Jews against the sinister plans of Haman, the king’s adviser, who had plotted to wipe them out.
In antebellum America, operatic and concert songs were very popular forms of entertainment. European concert sopranos, such as Jenny Lind and Catherine Hayes, drew huge crowds and rave reviews during their U.S. tours.
The Christmas truce took place on December 25th, 1914. At certain points along the line in France and Flanders, British and German soldiers met between their trenches, shaking hands, sharing stories, and posing for photographs.
Fortunately for the United States, all three Pacific fleet carriers were out at sea on training maneuvers. These giant aircraft carriers would have their revenge against Japan six months later at the Battle of Midway.