On this date…

On this date in 1862 Confederate soldiers surprise General Ulysses S. Grant and his soldiers at Shiloh on the Tennessee River resulting in a bitter struggle with 13,000 Union killed and wounded and 10,000 Confederates, more men than all the previous wars combined.

In 1917 the United States declares war on Germany.

In 1941 Germany invades Yugoslavia and Greece.

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