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D-Day

Today is the anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944. the National Museum of American History Library has many wonderful titles in its collection.—Elizabeth Periale, with huge thanks to Chris Cottrill more »

Up, up and away

Today commemorates the first Hot Air Balloon Flight By the Montgolfier brothers in 1783. A truly golden age of ballooning…—Elizabeth Periale Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond, Description des Expériences de la more »