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The battle for the heights north of Boston during the American Revolutionary War, taking place on 17 June, 1775.

Information and Image Sources:
Frothingham, Richard. Battle of Bunker Hill. Little, Brown and Company, 1890
Frothingham, Richard. History of the Siege of Boston. Little, Brown and Company, 1849
Ketchum, Richard M. Decisive Day: The Battle of Bunker Hill. Doubleday, 1962
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“The Battle of Bunker Hill.” National Parks Service, www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/42bunker/42facts2.htm
“Today in History June 17.” Library of Congress, memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jun17.htm
History of Massachusetts - https://historyofmassachusetts.org/battle-of-bunker-hill/
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Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bunker_Hill
Softschools.com - https://softschools.com/facts/us_history/battle_of_bunker_hill_facts/2203/
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Many thanks to the numerous websites that hosted images, found using the search engine DuckDuckGo.

Factoid: Along with numerous websites that hosted images, found using the search engine DuckDuckGo.June 17th each year is a legal holiday in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, and Somerville, Middlesex County. It is called Bunker Hill Day.

Running time: 49:54
Presented by: Frederick Forsyth
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 2 October 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

08. The Hellenistic Age

"Hellenistic kingdoms extended Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston
Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

4. From Bronze to Iron

"Metals revolutionized tools, as well as societies, in the empires of Assyria, Persia, and Neo-Babylonia."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston
Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

"Alexander's conquests quadrupled the size of the world known to the Greeks."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Running time: 50:03
Presented by: Frederick Forsythe
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 25 September 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

Episode 6 of 52

"Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle laid the foundation of Western intellectual thought."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Episode 5 of 52

"Democracy and philosophy arose from Greek cities at the edge of the civilized world."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugen Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugen Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Episode 3 of 52

"Settlements in the Fertile Crescent gave rise to the great river civilizations of the Middle East."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Episode 2 of 52

"Egyptian irrigation created one of the first great civilizations."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Episode 1 of 52

"The origins of the human race are traced from anthropoid ancestors to the agricultural revolution."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugen Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 8 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 7 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 6 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 5 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 4 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle - Episode 9 - "Casualty"
Running time: 48:16
Presented by: Frederick Forsyth
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 120 November 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 3 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:32
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 2 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:53
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 1 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:48
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Ben Franklin (Documentary)
Running time: 1:30:52
Release Date: 2004
Narrated by: Ed Herrmann

Caption of Benjamin Franklin by David Martin (1737-1797). Oil on canvas, 1767. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Running time: 50:24
Presented by: Frederick Forsyth
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 30 October 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

Running time: 48:16
Presented by: Frederick Forsythe
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 18 September 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

Title: Vietnam: The Air War
Publisher: Spinnaker Software
Year: 1987
Running time: 45:52
Format: VHS

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