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1870: Lower the flag, consul

Kalama, Queen Consort of Kamehameha III, 1817-1870.

From the archive: ca. 5 October 1870

The daily papers publish a dispatch from San Francisco which states, on the authority of some anonymous correspondent at Honolulu, that Commander [William T.] Truxton, of the sloop-of-war Jamestown, requested Consul [Thomas] …

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Smaller Corps | Personnel overhaul | Simpler weapons

Days after Marine Commandant Jim Amos argued that his Corps should be sized at 174,000 Marines, Aaron Haubert begs to differ. The Corps could do its vital jobs with 120,000 to 150,000 …

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