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Riley shares story of letter sent in World War II, delivered last decade - Port Lavaca Wave

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Riley shares story of letter sent in World War II, delivered last decade
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Ruth Riley displays a photo of her husband, Victor, and a letter he received nearly 60 years after it was first sent to him.
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Secrets of the Manhattan Project Leaked 1500 Times During World War II - io9

Secrets of the Manhattan Project Leaked 1500 Times During World War II - io9 | World at War | Scoop.it
Secrets of the Manhattan Project Leaked 1500 Times During World War II io9 The World War II program to develop an atomic bomb was the largest secret project ever undertaken by the U.S. government.
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Family honors last of 5 bros. who served in WWII - Helena Independent Record

Family honors last of 5 bros. who served in WWII - Helena Independent Record | World at War | Scoop.it
Family honors last of 5 bros. who served in WWII Helena Independent Record BILLINGS — When his country needed him during World War II, Joe Sterling was there.
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National Archives sleepover time-lapse #2 - 8/2/14

For the third time in 2014, the National Archives in Washington, DC is offering families the opportunity to spend a night with "History, Heroes and Treasures." Here's a fast-paced look at this...
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Friends, war buddies reunite for first time since 1943, share memories of B-17 ... - Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily Times Friends, war buddies reunite for first time since 1943, share memories of B-17 ...
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Long journey brings World War II artifacts to Airborne & Special Operations ... - Fayetteville Observer

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Long journey brings World War II artifacts to Airborne & Special Operations ... Fayetteville Observer A dog tag that belonged to World War II Army Pvt.
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National Archives piece together the records of 140000 First World War officers - Culture24

National Archives piece together the records of 140000 First World War officers - Culture24 | World at War | Scoop.it
National Archives piece together the records of 140000 First World War officers Culture24 They include the poignant letters written by Rudyard Kipling regarding his missing son Jack and even bandages and x-rays of the wounds officers received...
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Ashes of WWII veteran finally get resting place - ABC30.com

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Ashes of WWII veteran finally get resting place ABC30.com Ashes of WWII veteran finally get resting place. A veteran's ashes found in a storage shed are now laid to rest at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
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Vintage Bomber a Link to World War II Heroes - State College News

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Vintage Bomber a Link to World War II Heroes State College News They're on a mission to educate people about the plane's place in history and the heroic men who flew this type of aircraft in World War II.
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Flying a vintage WWII German plane - BBC News

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BBC News Flying a vintage WWII German plane BBC News The Civil Aviation Authority is considering changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to charge passengers more for flights.
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Former St. Simons Coast Guard station eyed for World War II museum - Florida Times-Union

Former St. Simons Coast Guard station eyed for World War II museum - Florida Times-Union | World at War | Scoop.it
Former St. Simons Coast Guard station eyed for World War II museum Florida Times-Union BRUNSWICK | Glynn County worked on the homefront to help defeat the Axis powers during World War II.
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Michigan man tries to solve uncle's WWII mystery - St. George Daily Spectrum

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Michigan man tries to solve uncle's WWII mystery St.
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World War II fighter pilot to be honored at Niagara Aerospace Museum - Buffalo News

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World War II fighter pilot to be honored at Niagara Aerospace Museum Buffalo News NIAGARA FALLS – A portrait of a World War II fighter pilot from Niagara Falls will be unveiled next week. Family members of Capt.
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Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Daily Star

Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Daily Star | World at War | Scoop.it
Daily Star Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Daily Star Emperor Hirohito chose to the surrender of Japan six days after the Nagasaki attack on August 15th 1945. Surviving residents were forced to take refuge in nearby shelters.
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Untouched Relics from a Baffling WWII Battle on a Barren Island - Slate Magazine (blog)

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Slate Magazine (blog) Untouched Relics from a Baffling WWII Battle on a Barren Island Slate Magazine (blog) But due to its remote location and harsh conditions, Kiska is not a popular stop on World War II relic tours.
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SLIDESHOW: Families flock to Audley End House for World War Two activities - Cambridge News

SLIDESHOW: Families flock to Audley End House for World War Two activities - Cambridge News | World at War | Scoop.it
Cambridge News SLIDESHOW: Families flock to Audley End House for World War Two activities Cambridge News Hundreds of visitors were propelled back into wartime Britain at Audley End House, aka Station 43, this bank holiday.
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Poland: Turn of History Through Camera Lenses - Center for Research on Globalization

Poland: Turn of History Through Camera Lenses - Center for Research on Globalization | World at War | Scoop.it
Poland: Turn of History Through Camera Lenses Center for Research on Globalization It suffered defeat not only due to military superiority of Wehrmacht over the Polish armed forces but rather because of internal divisions tearing up the Polish...
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Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90 - Laredo Morning Times

Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90 - Laredo Morning Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90 Laredo Morning Times A small, energetic man with a round face that remained boyish even in old age, he was perfectly cast at the start of his career as the young sailor or airman of British movies...
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WWII POW, rescuer both settle in the region - Dayton Daily News

WWII POW, rescuer both settle in the region - Dayton Daily News | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII POW, rescuer both settle in the region Dayton Daily News He recalls being moved several times before arriving at Stalag 1 in Barth, Germany near the Baltic Sea.
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Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family - Billings Gazette

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Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family Billings Gazette In May, Holwegner-Bertucci came across some World War II letters on eBay from a Billings man, Paul A. Smith, who was a pilot in the Air Force during the war.
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Secret WW2 air raid shelter found near sewers - Energy Live News

Secret WW2 air raid shelter found near sewers - Energy Live News | World at War | Scoop.it
Energy Live News Secret WW2 air raid shelter found near sewers Energy Live News A manhole is the only way to access the mystery air raid shelter underground Tariff Road in north London. Image: Thames Water.
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Family members retrace grandfather's WWII journey - Stars and Stripes

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Stars and Stripes Family members retrace grandfather's WWII journey Stars and Stripes VIDEO, GALLERY. Family members retrace grandfather's WWII journey. By Joshua L. DeMotts. Stars and Stripes. Published: August 19, 2014.
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Conversing with a World War II veteran - Napa Valley Register

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Conversing with a World War II veteran Napa Valley Register Shopping at Lucky recently, I spied a tall, lanky gentleman wearing a brilliant blue cap identifying him as a World War II veteran (How "lucky" can I be?
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US Army- Air Force veteran recognized for his accomplishments during World ... - DVIDS

US Army- Air Force veteran recognized for his accomplishments during World ... - DVIDS | World at War | Scoop.it
US Army- Air Force veteran recognized for his accomplishments during World ... DVIDS On August 16th, just one day shy of the 70th anniversary of his final combat mission during the Great War, Paul Hallman Sr., a Staff Sgt.
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Aboard a US Coast Guard Cutter in World War II: Rare Photos - TIME

Aboard a US Coast Guard Cutter in World War II: Rare Photos - TIME | World at War | Scoop.it
TIME Aboard a US Coast Guard Cutter in World War II: Rare Photos TIME A few months ago, LIFE.com published a series of photos from World War II, taken by a Michigan native named Dale Rooks.
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Beach walker throws live World War 2 GRENADE for his dog thinking it was a ... - Mirror.co.uk

Beach walker throws live World War 2 GRENADE for his dog thinking it was a ... - Mirror.co.uk | World at War | Scoop.it
Mirror.co.uk Beach walker throws live World War 2 GRENADE for his dog thinking it was a ... Mirror.co.uk The man picked up the barnacle-encrusted "stone" for his pet to chase along the sands without realising it was deadly World War 2 explosive.
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