Civil War http://apr.org en 150 Years Since the Sinking of the Hunley http://apr.org/post/150-years-sinking-hunley <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's an historic day in the annals of submarine warfare.</span></p><p></p><p>Today marks the 150th anniversary of the attack by the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley on the Union blockade ship Housatonic, which sank off Charleston during the Civil War. Although the Hunley never returned, it became the first submarine to sink an enemy warship. Take a look below at APR’s feature report on the history of the ill-fated submarine…</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:47:30 +0000 Stan Ingold 46964 at http://apr.org 150 Years Since the Sinking of the Hunley The Battle over History http://apr.org/post/battle-over-history <p>Montgomery, Alabama – Walking through Southern Skin Divers Supply in Birmingham it is easy to see Steve Phillips is an unabashed fan of the civil war. In his shop Phillips has some relics from this conflict on display, everything from belt buckles to cannonballs.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 20:30:04 +0000 13425 at http://apr.org The Battle over History