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CDV of Private L. Coombs, 4th US Infantry seated with his prosthesis (ca. 1865) Seventy-five percent of all operations in the Civil War were amputations as surgeons soon discovered that the quick removal of a traumatized limb was the most effective way to save lives. Civil War survivors with limb prostheses became a common sight throughout the latter part of the nineteenth century.

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Dutch East India Company Between 1602 and 1796 the VOC sent almost a million Europeans to work in the Asia trade on 4,785 ships, and netted for their efforts more than 2.5 million tons of Asian trade goods.

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Quasi-War - Wikipedia

Pictures: World War II "Time Capsule" Fighter Found in Sahara

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American's First Conflict: The Quasi-War

The Quasi-War was an undeclared maritime conflict between the United States and France fought between

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I tre alleati: un bersagliere italiano a sinistra, un fante francese al centro, un tommy inglese a destra. Sullo sfondo, quasi invisibili, ma sotto le ali della vittoria, avanzano i soldati americani

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USS Constellation - Original six frigates of the United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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QUASI-WAR United States vs. France Napoleon Bonaparte NAVAL 1798 Old Newspaper