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Air Force Day – (not their Birthday)

August 1

August 1, 1947 "Air Force Birthday is September 18th" Air Force Day was established on August 1, 1947, by President Truman "in recognition of the personnel of the victorious Army Air Forces and all those who have developed and maintained … Continue reading

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patent filed on the Browning Automatic Rifle B.A.R.

August 1
Application for patent filed on the Browning Automatic Rifle. The B.A.R. first saw combat in 1918.

Aug. 1, 1917Application for patent filed on the Browning Automatic Rifle. The B.A.R. first saw combat in 1918. #BAR #BrowningAutomaticRifle #Browning https://www.instagram.com/p/BXQgBKjgUIQ/?taken-by=gunwebsites  

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Battle of Athens, Tennessee 1946

August 1

McMinn County War a rebellion of citizens including World War II veterans in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the local government in August 1946

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Calamity Jane (51) Died

August 1 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

Calamity JaneMay 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903 American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok #RealGuns #CowboyGuns #GunHistory https://www.instagram.com/p/BTlCvKRAJGS/?taken-by=gunwebsites

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