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Tucked away at the bottom of the Theme menu are Basic and High Contrast Themes, these are ideal for those who have difficulty reading against some of the colour schemes or cannot see icons against a busy display. They are also useful if your machine is low on system resources or has an older video card. Between June 25 and 26, 1876, a combined force of Lakota and Northern Cheyenne led the United States 7th Cavalry in to a battle near the Little Bighorn River as to what was then the eastern edge of the Montana Territory. The engagement is well known by several names: the Battle of Greasy Grass, the Battle of Little Big Horn, and Custer's Last Stand. Perhaps the most well-known action from the Indian Wars, it was an extraordinary victory for Sitting Bull and the forces. They defeated a column of seven-hundred men led by George Armstrong Custer; five in the Seventh's companies were annihilated and Custer himself was killed within the engagement in addition to a couple of his brothers plus a brother-in-law. Known as the battle that left no white survivors, Little Big Horn has inspired over 1,000 pieces of art, including over 40 films. Here are four with the best...