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Historians discover French plan to invade Britain

Historians have uncovered an 18th-century French plan to invade Britain with an American army during the War of Independence. The plan, which was drawn up by a French general, was to bring over 10,000 American soldiers and capitalise on a Britain that was distracted by the war on the other side

Revolutionary-era soldier’s skull found

The skull of an American soldier who died on a British prison ship will be reburied after undergoing forensic study. A 1907 catalog of the New Haven County Historical Society listed several rare and odd items, including a necklace from an Egyptian mummy, slave chains, a small block of wood from