January 5, 1895 – Dreyfus affair in France

January 5, 1895 – Dreyfus affair in France

French officer Alfred Dreyfus, condemned for passing military secrets to the Germans, is stripped of his rank in a humiliating public ceremony in the courtyard of Paris’ Ecole Militaire. French novelist Émile Zola led public condemnation of the decision, writing an open letter entitled J’Accuse.

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October 6, 1970 – South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia

October 6, 1970 –  South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia

South Vietnamese military officials announce the end of a three-month operation in southeastern Cambodia and the withdrawal of the 12,000-man task force involved.

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September 13, 1914 – Irish nationalist seeks German support

September 13, 1914 – Irish nationalist seeks German support

Former British diplomat Sir Roger Casement secretly meets with a German military attaché to seek Germany’s support in the effort to win independence from British rule for Ireland.

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