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The Lessons Of September 11

November 2023
1min read


Nowhere have I encountered in recent national media recognition that September 11, 1814, saw the defeat of British land and naval forces in the bloody Battle of Plattsburgh Bay, one of the turning points of the War of 1812, a battle that preserved our nation from foreign attack and turned the tide of a war that confirmed our Revolution, establishing the United States of America as a viable country. That September 11 was heroic too, and it deserves recollection as we contemplate September 11, 2001.

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