Category Archives: Battle of Fort Sumter

Article: WWII – Operation Fortitude


The link below is to an article concerning Operation Fortitude in WWII. Operation Fortitude was based on deceiving the German military by the creation of fake armies and operations.

For more, visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/118080


Today in History: 13 April 1861


Fort Sumter Surrenders to Confederate Troops

ABOVE: Fort Sumter

ABOVE: Fort Sumter from the Charleston Defences

On this day in 1861, Fort Sumter, the island fort in the entrance to Charleston Harbor surrendered to Confederate troops following a fierce bombardment that had begun the previous day. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first major battle of the American Civil War.

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

Books:
Within Fort Sumter, by A. Fletcher
Major Robert Anderson and Fort Sumter, by Eba Anderson Lawton


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