The battle that changed the world

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2540205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Surrender of General Burgoyne" by John Trumbull[/caption] Her beautiful, long hair was scalped off her head by Indians after she was shot. This was more…

War of Jenkins' Ear: Funny name, enormous impact

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2528215" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jenkins shows his ear[/caption] In 1731, a Spanish commander cut off the ear of British Captain Robert Jenkins and told him to take it more…