Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau was born on July 1, 1725, in Vendôme, France. He came from a nobleman’s family. Comte de Rochambeau grew up to become a French military general. He fought on the European continent for over forty years. His king, Louis XVI sent him to the American colonies to fight…

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Kate Warne’s Weapons and Disguises In 1856, a slender brown-haired woman by the name of Kate Warne walked into Allan Pinkerton’s detective office and requested a job as the first female detective. Little is known about her past other than she professed herself as a young widow without children and born in New York, circa…

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