HH 2023

The Battle of Iwo Jima Begins, 1945

Week of February 19
Seventy-nine years ago, the battle for Iwo Jima began in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. It was fought during the last year of the war and the final push for victory extracted a brutal toll...

The Battle of Iwo Jima Begins, 19452024-02-24T19:45:20+00:00

Admiral Gaspard de Coligny Is Born, 1519

Week of February 11
In times of persecution, many of our heroes of the faith proved they were men of perseverance, men who mounted eloquent apologetics, who defended the innocent from slaughter...

Admiral Gaspard de Coligny Is Born, 15192024-02-13T20:34:57+00:00

Robert Burns Is Born, 1759

Week of January 21
On this date, all over the globe, in royal grandeur and in humbler abodes, “Burns Night” is celebrated. Toasts are drunk, verses recited, odes offered to the famed haggis, and...

Robert Burns Is Born, 17592024-01-25T18:11:06+00:00

Queen Wilhelmina Sentences a Traitor, 1948

Week of January 7
On January 8, 1948, having been condemned to death for treason against her country, Madame Anna “Ans” van Dijk made a final appeal for...

Queen Wilhelmina Sentences a Traitor, 19482024-01-15T23:47:46+00:00

Attack on Pearl Harbor, 1941

Week of December 3
It was a quiet Sunday morning at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor, home of America’s U.S. Pacific Fleet. At five minutes before 8:00, many of the 60,000 sailors and other military personnel stationed there were still...

Attack on Pearl Harbor, 19412023-12-20T19:56:10+00:00

The Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, 1864

Week of November 26
On a late Indian Summer’s day, the crippled Confederacy gave its last valiant gasp when 33,000 brave southern men and boys charged the Union...

The Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, 18642023-11-29T17:11:37+00:00
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