When Americans awoke on July 4, 1876, to celebrate the Centennial of the country’s birth, the first accounts of Custer’s massacre hit the newspapers.
Massacre Of Our Troops. General Custer and Five Companies Killed by Indians.
Many parades and celebrations scheduled for that day were called off. A cry for vengeance against the Indians swept the country from Florida to Montana. Shortly thereafter, President Grant’s Cabinet met to double the military’s budget, allowing it to expand and re-arm.
July 4, 2016
Within a week of his uncovering an explosive secret concerning Custer and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, history professor Matt Conroy was lying in a morgue with the back of his head blown off.
San Francisco homicide inspector Tom McGuire, a long time friend of Conroy’s, volunteers to assist the FBI in bringing the killer to justice. Out of the blue, the FBI is ordered to stand down, supposedly for national security reasons. McGuire isn’t about to stand down … for anyone, for any reason.
That decision puts him squarely in the crosshairs of a cabal of international arms manufacturers who, using lessons learned from the Little Bighorn battle ……
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