Daily Archives: April 7, 2012

Article: ‘German’ Tank Recovered from Lake


The following article reports on the recovery of a German WWII Tank from a lake in Estonia. The tank was actually a Soviet-built T34/76A tank that had been captured and used by the Germans near Johvi, Estonia. The article has some amazing photos of the recovered tank.

For more, visit:
http://dalesdesigns.net/tank.htm


Today in History: 07 April 1862


American Civil War: The Battle of Shiloh Ends

On this day in 1862 during the American Civil War, the Battle of Shiloh ended in Tennessee, when Union troops under General Ulysses S. Grant defeated Confederate troops under General Albert Sidney Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Shiloh

Books:
The Illustrated Comprehensive History of the Great Battle of Shiloh, by Samuel Meek Howard


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