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Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 20
Chapter 20 20:1 When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. 20:2 And it shall be,...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy

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the fortunes of war - National Park Service
activities for studying the American Revolutionary War and the 1781 Siege of. Yorktown. Primary ...
The Continental Army - US Army Center Of Military History
Redoubt 10 during the siege of Yorktown. ... the spring of 1775 evolved by the fall of 1781 into the eF ....
Crossing the line of departure : battle command on the move
Feb 3, 2006 main today—crucial elements of successful battle command. A 21st century .... The Yorktown Maneuver, 1781 .
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Aug 25, 1976 8.1 The March of the French Forces to Philipsburg, July 2-6, 1781. 76 ....
Results of French and Indian War 1754-1763
Background to the 1764 Sugar Act: The Molasses Act of ..... 1781 he was forced to surrender at Yorktown, which basically ended the war. Lord North, British ...

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Learning from the past to ensure victory in the future
H. Allen Skinner, the command historian for the 81st Regional Support Command (RSC), explains the tactical lessons to be learned from the mistakes that were made during the Battle of Guilford County Courthouse, whose site is now a National Park located ...
Christopher Kelly: U.S. and France: Historical significance behind our oldest ally
In the 20th century we fought two world wars and the Cold War together as brothers in arms. In the 19th century, the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, a beacon of hope to freedom-loving people around the world, was given to America by the people of ...
Where did all the Hessians go?
Institute for Advanced Study rejects offers to preserve historic battlefield
Replica Hermione leaves Yorktown Monday afternoon
The Hermione was also among the French ships that participated in a naval blockade that cut off support to British troops during the decisive Battle of Yorktown in 1781. British General Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington, ...

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Battle of Yorktown begins - Sep 28, 1781 -
On this day in History, Battle of Yorktown begins on Sep 28, 1781. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Siege of Yorktown - American Revolution -
In the fall of 1781, a combined American force of Colonial and French troops laid seige to the British Army at Yorktown, Virginia. Led by George Washington and ...
Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Siege of Yorktown, also known as the Battle of Yorktown, the Surrender at Yorktown or the German Battle, ending on October 19, 1781, at Yorktown, Virginia ...
History of the Siege - Yorktown Battlefield Part of Colonial National
By the summer of 1781, the United States had been at war with England for over six years. The first shots had been fired in April 1775 on the village green in ...
American Revolution : The Battle of Yorktown - British Battles
The Battle of Yorktown in 1781 with the British, Americans and French - the Americans under General Washington.

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