254 years ago today. Can you guess? No Google searching..

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Elements of the 29th Regiment of Foot under Captain Preston fire on a rowdy crowd
on the streets of Boston. The Boston Massacre. March 5, 1770.

Preston is tried for murder (defended by John Adams) and is found not guilty.
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First things first, Not rifles but muskets (Black Bess) If the story teller is going to tell the tale he should at least get his facts right.
I think I am about to upset someone :haha:
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Brown Bess
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Ah, the other Boston.
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michaelwhittmann wrote: Mon Mar 11, 2024 12:27 am Brown Bess
Good catch MW! Now that's irony!

Black Bess was a tank nickname wasn't it?

Mike.
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