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The Meaning of Taps

If any of you have ever been to a military funeral in which taps was played; this brings out a new meaning of it. We in the United States have all heard the haunting...

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Old Ironsides

The U.S.S. Constitution (Old Ironsides) as a combat vessel carried 48,600 gallons of fresh (remember that figure) water for her crew of 475 officers and men. This was sufficient to last six months of...