All in War

Wovoka

On this day a medicine man of the Nevada Paiutes called Wovoka had a powerful vision during a solar eclipse.

NUTS!

It was on this day that American forces in Bastogne, Belgium were surrounded by the Germans during what has become known as the Battle of the Bulge.

Trinity Test

In the first successful test of an atomic weapon, the concrete and steel of the testing tower was vaporized instantly and the floor of the desert was turned into a bowl of glass 10 feet thick and 1000 feet wide.

Sickles' Leg

During the Battle of Gettysburg, a Confederate cannonball mangled the right leg of General Daniel Sickles. He would go on to lead an illustrious and controversial life.