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This Week in History August 14-20, 2016 Rear Adm. François Joseph Paul, comte de Grasse, Don Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis, and “the women of Havana.” (1781)

By Rick Sanders This is the week Americans should particularly honor French Rear Adm. François Joseph Paul, comte de Grasse, the Spaniard Don Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis, and “the women of Havana.” Statue of French fleet commander Admiral deGrasse, Cape … Continue reading

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The World Is Descending into Hell—Only Defeating the British Empire Will Save It

The British surrender to General George Washington after the battle of Yorktown.   Lyndon LaRouche warned at the end of the year that the world would descend into Hell after the New Year, and that only the final defeat of … Continue reading

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The untold story of how the heroic Irish won the American Revolution

“Quite simply, without the disproportionate and significant contributions of the Irish on all levels (political, military, and economic), America would not have won its struggle for independence.  In consequence, the Irish odyssey during the American Revolution is one of the … Continue reading

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Lá an Neamhspleáchais sona daoibh!

A chara Gael agus Meiriceánaigh, Given where we stand, celebrations may be appropriately restricted as per orders from the top but still it’s a good time to pause for a moment, remember Yorktown and what it means, and then press … Continue reading

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VICTORY OVER THE BRITISH EMPIRE AT YORKTOWN

Victory at Yorktown This week we commemorate the Battle of Yorktown, the battle of the American War of Independence which resulted in the surrender of Britain’s General Lord Cornwallis to America’s General George Washington in Yorktown, Virginia, on 1871. This … Continue reading

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