The first combat submarine was invented as a vehicle to transport underwater bombs. Jerry Roberts of the Connecticut River Museum tells the story of an intrepid American inventor.
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Local militiamen were ragtag but tenacious fighting forces. Supervisor of Military Programs John Hill describes Revolutionary War hometown defenses.| Transcript
A man of remarkable strength and size was George Washington’s one-man army. Author and sixth-generation descendant Travis Bowman shares the tale of Peter Francisco.| Transcript
Determined women disguised themselves as men to fight in the Revolutionary War. Historian Joyce Henry brings us the story of Anna Maria Lane.| Transcript
As long as there have been wars, there have been prisoners of war. Tom Hay talks about Revolutionary War captives.| Transcript
The means have changed, but the end is the same. Interpreter Jay Templin describes the tactics of information gathering.| Transcript