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Top 10 WARS And BATTLES Forgotten Thanks To COVER-UPS

April 30, 2017

We all know the famous battles glorified by history books: Gettysburg, Bunker Hill, Iwo Jima, and the like. But not all battles are created equal. Some get buried in the minds of the few who ordered it or participated in it. Not because the story isn’t interesting; it’s just that somebody up high doesn’t want you to hear about it, for one political reason or another. Luckily, we’re not those people, and we believe your fragile little mind can handle hearing stories like:

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Source/Further reading:

http://books.google.com/books?id=NYGxSqwgUccC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Reuben_James_(DD-245)#World_War_II
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid-Ocean_Escort_Force#American_Escorts
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/war_stories/2007/08/irrelevant_exuberance.html
http://books.google.co.jp/books?id=yxCSOfdVpPgC&pg=PA225&dq=Fire+Support+Base+Ripcord+1985+vietnam&hl=en&ei=Kh5ZTeypCc-HcZnljeIM&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Fire%20Support%20Base%20Ripcord%201985%20vietnam&f=false
http://www.historynet.com/utah-war-us-government-versus-mormon-settlers.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Meadows_massacre
http://books.google.co.jp/books?id=oWx1oq8RPcQC&pg=PA48&dq=%22A+bastard+of+a+Place%22+how+does+one+cover+a+war,+where+the+troops&hl=en&sa=X&ei=BgdsT67ZE8LTmAXPg7DEBg&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22A%20bastard%20of%20a%20Place%22%20how%20does%20one%20cover%20a%20war%2C%20where%20the%20troops&f=false
http://books.google.co.jp/books?id=17u90sABE9EC&pg=PA106&dq=%22The+wars+we+took+to+Vietnam%22+for+sustained+and+illuminating+treatment+of+vietnam+war+and+social+class&hl=ja&sa=X&ei=NnxuT_vMAY7KmQX47biMBg&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=117
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_H%C3%BCrtgen_Forest
http://www.historynet.com/cias-secret-war-in-tibet.htm
http://books.google.co.jp/books?id=TRTv5Vpqv44C&pg=PA89&dq=1939+soviet+japanese+war+Nomonhan&hl=en&ei=cEpSTdT_LM_XcbTl8L8H&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=1939%20soviet%20japanese%20war%20Nomonhan&f=false
http://www.npr.org/2010/11/20/131220680/the-worst-u-s-naval-disaster-you-ve-never-heard-of?ft=1&f=2

 

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