The Japanese surrender took place on this US battleship.
This artist was the First Court Painter for King Carlos IV of Spain.
In 1889 Virginia created this as a legal state holiday.
The German railway gun, Heavy Gustav, was named after this man.
The sinking of this ship caused the greatest loss of life at sea, from a single ship, in the history of the US Navy.
Abraham Lincoln came under enemy fire at this Civil War fort.
In Nazi Germany, members of the SS attempted to restart worship of this goddess.
This was the standard British hand-grenade from 1915 to 1972.
The first public monument to Abraham Lincoln was erected in this year.
He was the chief of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War Two.
Before resigning to fight in the Spanish-American War Teddy Roosevelt held this government job.
In 1832 President Andrew Jackson added this item, which is still in use today, to military rations.
This was the code name for the German’s 1944 Ardennes offensive.
King Charles VIII of France was from his royal house.
John Brown was found guilty of treason to this state.
This was the only part of the British Isles occupied by the Germans during World War Two.
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