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Apr 29, 1429: During the Hundred Years' War, the 17-year-old French peasant Joan of Arc leads a French force in relieving the city of Orleans, besieged by the English since October.


William Tyler Howard of the 5th Vermont Infantry, Co. H. A shoemaker from Brandon, Vermont William would enlist in Co. H in September, 1861 and serve until December, 1863 when he re-enlisted and continued to serve until the end of the war. William was twice wounded. Once at the Wilderness on May 5, 1864, and then again on April 2, 1865, while engaged at Petersburg. He holds the rank of corporal in this view which he attained in October, 1864.


Messerschmitt Bf-109 G6R6 5.Jagdgeschwader 2 (Schwarze 12) WNr 27083 DP+JC of pilot Unteroffizier Heinz Hünig at the Aèrodrome de Poix-en-Picardie in France. 2 October 1943.