Tag Archives: Army

December 10, 1932

On December 10, 1932, Australia conceded defeat in the Great Emu War. The giant, six-foot tall flightless birds were damaging the crops of the farmers of the Campion district in Western Australia and the government sent the army in to … Continue reading

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March 1, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2007 the Swiss Army mistakenly invaded Liechtenstein. The Swiss President, Micheline Calmy-Rey, claimed that the 171 strong Swiss Army Company incorrectly read their map during a military exercise and travelled two kilometers into Liechtenstein … Continue reading

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November 11, 1940

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1940, the Jeep made its military debut. In 1946, the first magazine ad for “Army Jeep In A Crate for $50” made its debut on the back of comic books and Popular Mechanics. These … Continue reading

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