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Photo of soldiers firing their muskets at fort mchenry in baltimore maryland on 9/12/09. This is in celebration of defenders' day which honors the victory of the united states over the british royal navy on 8/14/1814. After two days of battle the royal navy retreated and francis scott key wrote the star spangled banner to honor the victory.