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Letter from MHQ, Winter 2013

“In war, truth is the first casualty,” wrote the Greek poet Aeschylus. And Americans are as adept as anyone at trimming inconvenient truths from history to create and immortalize war heroes: Davy Crockett at the Alamo, Alvin York at the Meuse-Argonne, and certainly Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer at the Little Bighorn. Custer’s death, in […]