History

Take a walk through historical events, get introduced to people who changed lives, and other important things to learn through the generations past…

The Rebel Banker

In August of 1781, the Continental Army under George Washington had finally trapped the British forces under General Charles Cornwallis in the Virginia coastal city of Yorktown. General Washington devised a plan to encircle and defeat the British forces. The Revolution had proven to be a costly war thus far – both in the terms …

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Battle of Carentan – A Reminder

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Carentan, fought as part of the larger Battle of Normandy. This was the second time that American paratroopers would meet their German counterpart – the 2nd Fallschirmjäger Division – in combat. German Fallschirmjäger units were assigned to the Luftwaffe, unlike American paratrooper units, which were assigned …

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