Welcome to the May 27, 2011 edition of the Military History Carnival. We have a solid collection of pieces this month that start in the ancient world, jump to the American Revolution, and then parade through the 19th and 20th centuries. Come back in three months for the 28th Military History Carnival.
Scott Manning presents How the Greeks Commemorated the Sesquicentennial of Xerxes' Invasion posted at Historian on the Warpath.
Tim Abbott presents Walking the Berkshires: "I will venture to pronouce them the most Dangerous Enemies America Knows"; Sullivan's Staten Island Raid (Part XVI) posted at Walking the Berkshires, saying, "This is a stand alone post on profiling and scapegoating during an episode of the American Revolution and comes from a 17 part series on Sullivan's Staten Island Raid, August 22, 1777.
American Civil War
Billy Hart presents Abraham Lincoln – Be Dedicated To The Great Task Remaining Before Us posted at Historic Words, saying, "At the time of the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln said, “be dedicated to the great task remaining before us —that, from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here, gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve these dead shall not have died in vain; that the nation, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people by the people for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
World War I
World War II
Jonathan Beard presents a review of Sport and the Military: The British Armed Forces 1880-1960 at Reviews in History.
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