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Civil War-era balloon technology still used in battle

Easy AdSense by Unreal WASHINGTON – During the civil war, the Union Army Balloon Corps performed aerial reconnaissance on the Confederate Army. Fast forward today and “the U.S. military is deploying balloons in wars zones today,” says John Deperro, balloon … Continue reading

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Apps put Civil War historians on your iPhone

Hank Silverberg, wtop.com WASHINGTON – Have you toured one of the many civil war battlefield’s in the capitol region and wished that you had an historian at your side? There’s now a 21st century way to do that. If you … Continue reading

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