Today in History - August 12

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Today in History - August 12

Sunday, Aug 12 2012 by kjfitz
1866 - Fort C. F. Smith, a military post, is established in the Powder River country by the United States Army in Montana Territory.

Remains of Fort C. F. Smith

1949 - "The Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Wounded, Sick, and Shipwrecked Members of the Armed Forces at Sea" is signed.

USS Comfort In Haiti


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