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Flashback Photo: USS Finback

Though the USS Finback performed many daring exploits in the Pacific during World War II, she will forever be known for rescuing a 19-year-old aviator shot down among the Bonin Islands in 1944. The Finback was a submarine launched from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard  on ...

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The New Hampshire Pine Tree Riot of 1772

New Hampshire’s oppressive pine tree laws sparked a little-known colonial uprising in 1772 called the Pine Tree Riot. It was an early test of British Royal authority and may have encouraged the Boston Tea Party a year and a half ...

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