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Posted on Apr 22, 2007 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features

ACG WebOps (21 April 2007)

Jim H. Moreno

Welcome to WebOps, Armchair General’s weekly recon of links to military history news, articles, websites, and more. Military history news was in short supply last week, but still include stories about the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, the Military Museum of Southern New England, and the newly renamed Kansas Museum of Military History. Clicks away!


USS Lagarto reunion to honor military members –

MANITOWOC — The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is inviting all military members, veterans, their families and the public to a special USS Lagarto remembrance weekend Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, to honor the lost crew of the submarine that sank in the Pacific during World War II.


A local museum has lost its ‘Air’ – Gazette Live

The membership of the Augusta Air Museum, Inc. has voted to change the name of the Air Museum to the Kansas Museum of Military History.


France commemorates a dark chapter in World War I history – International Herald Tribune

CRAONNE, France: Barbara Hendricks sang a requiem at Verdun. Prince Charles spoke at the Somme. And last week Queen Elizabeth paid homage at Vimy, another of the great battle sites of World War I.

But ceremonies will be decidedly less elaborate Monday as France observes one of its most tortured and enigmatic anniversaries: the start nine decades ago of the battle of Chemin des Dames, which led to the largest mutiny in modern military history.

Western Kansas a treasure trove for history buffs –

For lovers of the American West, Wallace County, south of Colby and just east of Cheyenne Wells, is the epicenter.

Living history comes to life –

"You don’t want the history to be forgotten," said Cole, captain of his unit, which represents the 18th North Carolina Infantry Regiment and 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry during Civil War re-enactments across the state.

Military museum offers a lesson in history –

Walk into the Military Museum of Southern New England at 125 Park Ave. and you will feel that you have stepped back in time. With more than 35 exhibits containing a wide assortment of vehicles from 20th century U.S. military history, and challenging Army-related games and programs, the museum provides a wealth of information for military history enthusiasts of every age.

The Journal of Military History

Volume 71, Number 2, April 2007


What’s New at Eastern Regional Libraries

If you’re interested in Military History come along and join the Eastern Regional Libraries Military History Group.

Blogs – Netcasts

French Foreign Legion – Military History Podcast

Cavalry Charges part deux – The Wapenshaw

WebOps is a weekly report linking to military history news and articles published in mainstream online media. Excerpts are taken exactly as they are on the noted source websites; quotation marks are not used. The hyperlinks are added by me as I can find them. Please visit the Armchair Forums to discuss the topics in WebOps and much more!

Stay Alert, Stay Alive!

Jim H. Moreno