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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1974, President Gerald Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for draft-evaders and deserters during the Vietnam War.

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In west Beirut on this day in 1982, the massacre of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children began in refugee camps
of the Lebanese Christian militiamen.

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Explorer 1 was launched on January 31, 1958 at 22:48 Eastern Time.

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Edward Donald "Eddie" Slovik
(February 18, 1920 – January 31, 1945)

Army Private Slovic is the only U.S. soldier to be court- 
martialled
and executed for desertion since the Civil War.

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              Pearl Zane Grey 
              (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939)

              Zane Grey was a dentist and author best known for his 
              popular adventure novels and stories associated with
              the Western genre.

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