Daily Archives: August 30, 2012

Navy Week promises demonstrations, music, ships, and more

newsnet5.com Posted: 08/27/2012 By: Kristin Byrne, newsnet5.com CLEVELAND – More than 1,000 sailors will settle into Cleveland for Navy Week August 27 until September 4. It’s a celebration to commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. A concert from … Continue reading

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America needs a strong Navy

By Vice Admiral Charles W. Martoglio Special to The Repository Posted Aug 27, 2012 America’s Navy is our nation’s front line in war and in peace, operating on, above and below the sea. Think of your Navy as America’s “away … Continue reading

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Live Chat: Who really won the War of 1812?

The Calgary Herald August 27, 2012 Matthew Drouillard, a historical re-enactor, from Amherstburg, Ont., fires a musket during a War of 1812 ceremony along River Canard on July 16, 2012. Drouillard is dressed as a soldier from the British 41st … Continue reading

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It’s Navy Week in Cleveland

The Associated Press Posted Aug 27, 2012 CLEVELAND — Navy Week has arrived in northeastern Ohio. The event drops anchor in Cleveland this week as part of the commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Six ships of … Continue reading

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GM, Chevrolet Enlist in War of 1812 Bicentennial Events

Rock Hill Herald Online Published: August 27, 2012 Renaissance Center, Detroit riverfront activities include free ship tours, tech displays, concerts By General Motors DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — General Motors and Chevrolet are gearing up for Detroit’s War … Continue reading

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Recalling and recognizing War of 1812 tough for Canadians: DND survey

Murray Brewster, 28 Aug 2012, Canadian Press OTTAWA – There was a war in 1812? Really? The Harper government has been highlighting a war with our American neighbours 200 years ago, but the relevance of commemorating the event seemed lost … Continue reading

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North Carolina and The War of 1812

By Robert Kelly-goss Tuesday, August 28, 2012 Photo courtesy US NavyThis painting depicts the British burning Washington D.C. According to local historian George Converse, when word of the burning of the nation’s capitol reached North Carolina, it was assumed that … Continue reading

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Detroit Commemorates War of 1812 Bicentennial with Brig Niagara, Navy War Ships and More

Tuesday, August 28, 2012- by BWW News Desk A key moment in American history is coming to life in Detroit next week. The U.S. Navy, Marines and Coast Guards are joining with civilian groups to commemorate the Bicentennial of the … Continue reading

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Navy Band Great Lakes Wind Ensemble marks 200th anniversary of the War of 1812

cleveland.com Wednesday, August 29, 2012 By Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer The Navy Band Great Lakes Wind Ensemble and members of the Marine Corps Band New Orleans commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the War of … Continue reading

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History knowledge isn’t a bad thing

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 20:01 Lethbridge Herald Opinon A recent survey suggesting few Canadians have any knowledge of the War of 1812 might suggest federal money spent to promote the bicentennial is wasted. Or, perhaps it shows how badly Canadians … Continue reading

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