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Friday, November 22, 2019
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1521Bicocca: Prospero Colonna's Italo-Spanish army crushes the French
1818Russia's Czar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine
1918Two German ammunition trains explode in Hamont Belgium, 1,750 die
1918The German High Seas Fleet is interned at Scapa Flo, Scotland
1920Mussolini's Blackshirts kill 11 in Bologna
1942ALCAN Highway official opened
1943Operation Glavanic: Marines land on Abemama, 75 mi SE of Tarawa.
1943Operation Galvanic: National Guardsmen advance on Makin
1943Operation Galvanic: Marines in heavy fighting on Tarawa
1981400,000 demonstrate for Peace in Amsterdam
  Today in Military History 

Nov 22, 2019
1221Frederik II Hohenstaufen crowned Holy Roman Emperor
1497Vasco da Gama (28), leaves Lisbon with four ships, bound for India
1798Neapolitan Army invades the French puppet "Roman Republic"
1899Anglo-Boer War: Battle of Willow Grange
1914Ypres burns after German bombardment
1943Operation Galvanic: on Makin, 27th Div advances slowly
1943Operation Galvanic: on Tarawa, Japanese "Banzai" charge after dark
1943FDR, Churchill, & Chang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan
1990George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
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1832French capture Antwerp, during Belgian War for Independence
1861Combat at Ft Pickens, Fla
1863Battle of Chattanooga & Orchard Knob, TN begins
1899Anglo-Boer War: Battle of Belmont
1915British 6th Indian Div defeated by Turks at Ctesiphon, after two day battle
1939Nazis compel Polish Jews to wear a yellow star
1942Poon Lim begins 133 days adrift when his ship is torpedoed
1942Japanese bomb Port Darwin, Australia
1942Coast Guard Woman's Auxiliary (SPARS) authorized
1943Operation Galvanic: US forces secure Makin
1943Operation Galvanic: US forces secure Tarawa
1944Seventh Army under Gen Patch capture Strassburg
1945Meat & butter rationing ends in US
1946French Navy fires on Haiphong, Vietnam, 6,000 die
1983USSR leaves weapon disarmament talks
1985Egyptian commandos storm hijacked EgyptAir jet in Malta, 58 die