The Watermelon War

The History Guy remembers when there was a war over a slice of watermelon. It is history that deserves to be remembered!

The History Guy uses images that are in the Public Domain. As photographs of actual events are often not available, I will sometimes use photographs of similar events or objects for illustration.

There is an interesting analysis of Ran Runnels and the Isthmus Guard here:

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