Weekly History Wrap Up: 05/11/12.

Time for the Weekly History Wrap Up.

The J.J. Byrne Playground was dedicated this week near the location of the Revolutionary War’s historic Battle of Brooklyn.

The remains of Civil War vet, Edgar Lewis, long buried in an unmarked grave, have been reset with a new marker in Hewitt, Minnesota.

Norwegian World War II resistance fighter, Gunnar Soensteby, has died at the age of 94.

A British World War II fighter plane, lost in the African desert during WWII, has been discovered, and seems to be in remarkable shape.

And lastly, don’t mess with Korean War vet, Fred Ricciutti, who recently shot a home invader in Pennsylvania.

Til Monday, have a historical weekend.

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