publication date: Monday, October 21, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Military

clue: All hail this patriotic Connecticuter, whose legend began the same year as our nation, when he was hung for spying and gave but one life for his country.

explanation: Hale was a spy during the American Revolutionary War. When he was hung in 1776, he was said to have declared, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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