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Franklin W. Littleton Jr., a retired career Air Force officer and a businessman who was a big-band and Dixieland music aficionado, died April 20 of complications from dementia at Nichols Eldercare, an Edgewood assisted-living facility. The Bel Air...
There was nothing tangible that made what Tom Brokaw called "The Greatest Generation" great. It was just an unidentifiable spirit. I may be wrong, but I think I see signs of that spirit coming back. The St. Luke's Half Marathon, with a 13.1-mile...
I am pleading to all in our community to contact the Honor Flight organization immediately if they know a veteran of World War II. I was given the privilege of being the guardian of a true hero from World War II on a trip to Washington, D.C., to see his...
ReutersBUDAPEST, April 29 (Reuters) - The head of a Hungarian anti-racism group said far-right soccer fans shouted "Sieg Heil" and attacked him, breaking his nose days before the country is due to host the World Jewish Congress. Ferenc Orosz, chairman of the...
Tags: Racism, Civil Rights, U.S. Congress, Judaism, Nazi Party
Doris Morency enlisted in the Marines during the Korean War and was stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. "Hawaii was still a territory back then, and worlds away from her home out East," said her daughter Paula. "But that didn't matter. She was...
Nearly 70 years after they risked their lives on the blood-soaked battlefields of Europe, a proud contingent of South Florida veterans of World War II was honored for their valor Sunday in a ceremony cloaked in patriotism and solemn with emotion. "That...
The Holocaust has long been a deep and disquieting source of material for filmmakers, especially documentarians. As firsthand accounts of World War II naturally dwindle, though, cinematic inquiries on the subject have been shifting into more personal...
Name: Judy S. Walter City in which you reside: Chambersburg, Pa. Day job: Retired teacher Book title: "Nightmare in Europe" Genre: Historical nonfiction Short synopsis of book: "Nightmare in Europe" is a concise, easy-to-understand book about the...
ReutersLONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Work to salvage the sole surviving German Dornier Do-17 bomber plane flown in the Battle of Britain in World War Two began on Friday, more than 70 years after it crashed into the English Channel. Project managers said the plane,...
Tags: England, Museums, United Kingdom, Arts and Culture
Beth David Congregation in Miami is restoring the parchments of two Torah scrolls. One of these scrolls was written in 1890 and rescued from The Holocaust. The Holocaust Torah is one of 1,564 rescued from Czechoslovakia after the Nazis emptied Jews...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The president of a South Dakota tribe facing a deadline to buy a piece of the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark says his tribe does not have the money for the purchase. Owner James Czywczynski (see-ZIHN'-skee) said he'...
April 21, 1836: An army of Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas independence. April 22, 1993: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C., to honor victims of Nazi extermination. April...
May 1, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 30, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
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May 2, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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Apr 22, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
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