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  • Lieutenant Charles DeRudio's saga

    23 décembre 2007

    Italian rebel who tried to kill Napoleon III, escaped prison, enlisted in a colored unit and eventually became officer of the 7th cavalry at Little Bighorn... the incredible life of CHARLES DeRUDIO source: extract of Vincent A. Transano's article , published...

  • custerwest new video: Swiss heroes at Little Bighorn

    05 janvier 2008

    SWISS HEROES Vincent Charles is one of the most famous privates of the Seventh Cavalry. He was killed by Indian warriors at Little Bighorn while Benteen's men were cowardly retreating from Weir Point. The CSI team at Little Bighorn rebuilt his face, based...

  • Was Custer assassinated?

    08 janvier 2008

    Was the betrayal planned? Disturbing elements of the Custer story WAS CUSTER ASSASSINATED ? original article by custerwest.org member Jessie Reil The easiest way to hide a murder is to never have anyone suspect that anyone has been murdered at all by...

  • Lieutenant Luther Hare

    10 janvier 2008

    Lieutenant Luther Hare's story THE LONE STAR STANDS "If we've got to die, let's die like men! I am a fightin' son of a bitch from Texas!" That's what Lieutenant Luther Hare said after having shouted the Rebel Yell (the Confederate warcry) during Reno's...

  • Witness of the Last Stand

    11 janvier 2008

    Custer's famous Crow scout Curley witnessed Custer's Last Stand WHAT HE SAW THAT DAY source : Leforge, Memoirs of a White Crow Indian; Gray, Custer's Last Campaign... Ashishishe was born in approximately 1856 in Montana Territory, the son of Strong Bear...

  • No limits for creative minds!

    12 janvier 2008

    Amazing work on a video game CUSTER IN PIXELS These incredible videos have been made by fans of the video game "Medieval Total War". All the units have been especially created for these videos! custerwest.org salutes Warlordharry and Kungfuserge who worked...

  • Lieutenant Gibson's personal letter

    14 janvier 2008

    The cover-up of the betrayal of the Little Bighorn needed all kind of changes… ALTERATION OF A PERSONAL LETTER Sources: Louise Barnett, Touched by Fire…, page 335; Captain Michael J. Koury, Diaries of Little Bighorn, page 11; Katherine Fougera, With Custer’s...

  • Captain Thomas Benton Weir

    15 janvier 2008

    New custerwest video: Captain Thomas Weir tried to stop the betrayal of Little Bighorn DUTY MATTERS "The legacy of heroes--the memory of a great name, and the inheritance of a great example." Benjamin Disraeli Thomas Benton Weir (1838-1876) United States...

  • CDW #5

    16 janvier 2008

    CUSTER DISINFORMATION WATCH report disinformation to custerwest.org Tracking down lies and hateful attacks on Custer's legacy A Cherokee professor in Kansas State University quietly rewrites history PROPAGANDA IN CAMPUS 200 White men, women and children...

  • The Black Kettle propaganda

    22 juillet 2008

    The story of an intensive propaganda on a notorious Cheyenne terrorist "BLACK KETTLE WAS PEACEFUL" SWALLOW THIS LIE AND SHUT UP! "I just read in an Indian depredation claim I copied from the National Archives last summer that Black Kettle was understood...

  • Scout Isaiah Dorman

    04 février 2008

    Former slave and hero of Little Bighorn ISAIAH DORMAN source: GarryOwen On the afternoon of June 25, 1876 as Major Reno lead his hasty "charge" out of the clump of trees to which his initial attack and skirmish line had been reduced, several men of his...

  • CTW #4

    08 février 2008

    Military hero, senator and Republican favorite for the 2008 US elections, McCain has Custer's saber at home JOHN McCAIN AND THE BOYGENERAL 1. The room: Called "the Indian room." Distinctively Southwestern. An addition designed by Cindy McCain. 19 by 29...

  • Custer in Indian council

    11 février 2008

    Libbie Custer remembers the meeting that happened in Fort Lincoln CUSTER IN AN INDIAN COUNCIL source : Elizabeth Custer, Boots and Saddle: Life in Dakota with General Custer, pages 225-228 THE Indians came several times from the reservations for counsel,...

  • Indian casualties

    14 février 2008

    One of Terry's officer wrote the following about Custer battlefield INDIAN CASUALTIES IN A LETTER source: New York Herald, August 1, 1876 "The Indian loss was very heavy, and it is said that after the battle was over, when Gibbon's and Reno's commands...

  • General Rosser's opinion

    15 février 2008

    Confederate Major General Thomas Rosser (cavalry) on the 1876 campaign GENERAL ROSSER ON CUSTER'S ATTACK source: Robert Nightengale, Little Big Horn, FarWest Publishing pages 147-148 «For what I can gather from General Terry’s instructions to General...

  • Turtle Rib on the Last Stand

    16 février 2008

    Turtle Rib's account of the Stand and Indian casualties TAKING A STAND source: Kenneth Hammer, Custer in '76, Brigham Young University Press, page 201 "Those on foot seemed to be the coolest and fought the hardest. (...) The Indians were up close, and...

  • Book review: the Sacrificial Lion

    18 février 2008

    -BOOK REVIEW - The Sacrificial Lion George Armstrong Custer, From American Hero to Media Villain by Brice Calhoun Custer 1999, Upton and Sons, Publishers, Hardcover, 294 pages, $32.50. Buy the book now ! Click here Reviewed by Jeff Broome Ph.D, custerwest.org...

  • custerwest's books reviews

    18 janvier 2007

    -BOOKS REVIEWS - garryowen.com custerwest.org is using more than 280 historical books to make the website. It also proposes reviews of books here. "Dog Soldier Justice", by Jeff Broome (must-read on the Battle of the Washita) "The ABC of Custer's Last...

  • Chief Black Kettle's 1864 attacks

    20 février 2008

    The massacre of the Hungate family by "Peace Chief" Black Kettle's warriors BLACK KETTLE'S COLORADO MASSACRE by Jeff Broome Ph.D, custerwest.org member and author of Dog Soldier Justice: The Ordeal of Susanna Alderdice in the Kansas Indian War (Lincoln,...

  • Sioux warrior: "Why Reno didn't help Custer?"

    22 février 2008

    Respects Nothing summarizes the Little Bighorn betrayal A SIOUX WARRIOR UNMASKS THE BETRAYAL source: Richard G. Hardorff, Lakota Recollections, Arthur Clark Company, page 32 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/custer "Reno could have gone to the aid of Custer...

  • History still stands

    25 février 2008

    HISTORY STANDS AGAINST HATERS custerwest's dedication to historical research and its will to fight political correctness have driven many Custer haters insane. Since the website has become so successful, their hatred has become more and more extreme....

  • Taking a stand in the War on Terror

    26 février 2008

    Victories of the Seventh Cavalry in the War on Terror CUSTER'S MEN AGAINST ISLAMIC TERRORISTS "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing." Albert Einstein Soldiers from Company A,...

  • Sketches of Custer's Civil War

    28 février 2008

    Custer's Union troops during the American Civil War SKETCHES OF WAR source: Libary of Congress, edited by Gregory J. Urwin ( Ph.D), professor of History at the University of Notre Dame and famous Custer historian. He has written several books on Custer...

  • Studying Indian accounts

    29 février 2008

    What it means for the Little Bighorn study CONTRADICTION IN INDIAN ACCOUNTS By David Cornut, author of the historical chronicle Little Big Horn, autopsie d'une bataille légendaire (France, 2006) Something very strange in Indian accounts is their mix of...

  • Left Hand's account

    04 mars 2008

    An Arapaho account of Indian friendly fire and the Last Stand LEFT HAND AT LITTLE BIGHORN source: William Graham, The Custer Myth, The Stackpole Company, 1953, page 111 " "The soldiers were up on the ridge and the Indians were all around them. There was...

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