"I said I wanted to be in the infantry," Marquez recalls."All the men in the room laughed." Today's prospective female fighters might hear a different response.Maxwell is better remembered for gathering plunder than any conspicuous military ability.When a Patriot force commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Henry Lee... More than eight years after they intervened in Afghanistan to support the procommunist government, Soviet troops begin their withdrawal.Patricia Columbo and Frank De Luca are arrested for the brutal slaying of Columbo’s parents and brother in Elk Grove, Illinois.Twenty-year-old Columbo had left her family home two years earlier to live with De Luca, a 36-year-old married man.
The daughter of Czech diplomat Josef Korbel, Albright fled to England with her family after the Nazis occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939. On this day in 1781, a 352-man-strong Loyalist force commanded by Major Andrew Maxwell surrenders a fortified frame building, named Fort Granby, to a Patriot force in South Carolina.In addition, militaria such as headress badges, buttons, photographs of uniforms, soldier's trunks, paybooks, letters, colours, and medals with clasps can provide proof of ancestral links.Medals can have the soldier's number on the rim of the medal itself.One of the summer’s most-anticipated action movies is “Wonder Woman” (opening June 2), the landmark DC Comics title — and Warner Bros.’ biggest attempt to build a franchise to rival to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.With Patty Jenkins directing, “Wonder Woman” stars Israeli actor Gal Gadot (formerly of the “Fast & Furious” franchise) as the Amazonian warrior princess Diana.