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Posted on Jun 12, 2013 in History News

New Annual Book Prize for Works of Military History

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation announced today the establishment of the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History. The prize, which carries an award of $50,000, will be awarded annually in recognition of the best book in the field of military history published in English during the preceding year.

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Posted on Jun 28, 2012 in History News

‘Cigar Marine’ Runs for Congress

Will California add to the long legacy of cigar images in American politics by electing to Congress retired Marine Nick Popaditch, the 'Cigar Marine' in the iconic photo taken when American troops entered Baghdad in Operation Iraqi Freedom?

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