battle of Bunker Hill

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the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill

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In The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History, Jill Lepore, a historian of colonial America and frequent contributor to the New Yorker, examines how Americans on both the political right and the left have appropriated the memory of the American Revolution for political gain.
The Whites of Their Eyes is a fascinating attempt to raise the level of US public policy debate.
I don't think you have anything to worry about, it's actually quite normal for new-born babies to have a bluish tinge to the whites of their eyes (sclerae) and it can last for up to three months.
Parker's newest piece for five dancers, Whites of Their Eyes, with original music composed and performed by Dawn Buckholz, completed the program.
As the British advanced, General Putnam gave the command "Don't fire until you can see the whites of their eyes." The British charged again and again, finally driving the Americans toward Bunker Hill, but with heavier British losses.
I think it was Lord Chelmsford who famously said: "Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes." Tragically, he was killed by four Zulus wearing shades.
Check them out now while you can still see the whites of their eyes.
"To actually get in the crowd and see the whites of their eyes is a new experience.