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Family gets World War II casualty's belongings - Bowling Green Daily News

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Family gets World War II casualty's belongings
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But tears rose to the eyes of several members of Private First Class William T.
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After searching for decades Minnesota family finds WWII gravesite of war victim - Grand Forks Herald

After searching for decades Minnesota family finds WWII gravesite of war victim - Grand Forks Herald | World at War | Scoop.it
HASTINGS, Minn. -- Sharon (Beissel) Kelly and her family looked for decades for the grave of her uncle, a pilot who died in an aerial dogfight in World War II over France.
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Paratrooper's hazards don't end with WWII - Buffalo News

Paratrooper's hazards don't end with WWII - Buffalo News | World at War | Scoop.it
Hometown: BuffaloResidence: CheektowagaBranch: ArmyWar zone: ... - The Buffalo News
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Volunteer works to restore B-29 cockpit at aviation museum - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Volunteer works to restore B-29 cockpit at aviation museum - Chattanooga Times Free Press | World at War | Scoop.it
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Museum of Aviation visitors can now get a close-up view of what crew members of the Enola Gay were looking at when they changed history.
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Hitler's secret airstrips that were built by spies in Norfolk - Express.co.uk

Hitler's secret airstrips that were built by spies in Norfolk - Express.co.uk | World at War | Scoop.it
IF fields flattened like runways or hangar-shaped barns didn’t raise any eyebrows in wartime Norfolk, the chicken huts laid out like swastikas should have given the game away.
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Liverpool soldier helped catch Adolf Hitler's number two Heinrich Himmler - Liverpool Echo

Liverpool soldier helped catch Adolf Hitler's number two Heinrich Himmler - Liverpool Echo | World at War | Scoop.it
Paul Fletcher, 49, was 'amazed' after he saw his father's name in the Liverpool ECHO
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German, Russian WWII vets share stories with Wheaton Academy class - Suburban Life Publications

German, Russian WWII vets share stories with Wheaton Academy class - Suburban Life Publications | World at War | Scoop.it
German, Russian WWII vets share stories with Wheaton Academy class
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Efim Spektorov (right), a Skokie resident who served with the Russian army during World War II, addresses students Jan.
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Audie Murphy's World War II Heroics, 70 Years Ago - History

Audie Murphy's World War II Heroics, 70 Years Ago - History | World at War | Scoop.it
Seventy years after U.S. soldier Audie Murphy went “To Hell and Back” and earned the Medal of Honor, learn the story behind one of the most astonishing battlefield actions of World War II.
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Auschwitz vs Oświęcim: Russia Snubbed as West Rewrites History - Sputnik UK

Auschwitz vs Oświęcim: Russia Snubbed as West Rewrites History - Sputnik UK | World at War | Scoop.it
The world is about to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Poland's Auschwitz concentration camp, the most notorious of Nazi death factories that killed 1.4 million.
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Nocher: New WW2 memorial a “bridge” between Luxembourg and US - Luxemburger Wort - English Edition

Nocher: New WW2 memorial a “bridge” between Luxembourg and US - Luxemburger Wort - English Edition | World at War | Scoop.it
A war memorial unveiled in Nocher last weekend is to serve as a permanent “bridge” between Luxembourg and the US, connecting the past with the present, according to local mayor Norbert Maes.
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I love you: Holocaust survivor salutes American soldier who saved him

I love you: Holocaust survivor salutes American soldier who saved him | World at War | Scoop.it
This is the emotional moment that Nazi camp survivor Joshua Kaufman (left) salutes the man who saved his life. US soldier Daniel Gillespie (right) was reunited with Kaufman in California.
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WWII pilot to reunite with crew's family - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

WWII pilot to reunite with crew's family - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog) | World at War | Scoop.it
Another reminder of how the Internet connects us in more ways than we can imagine.
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Denver veterans share WWII stories with posterity - FOX31 Denver

Denver veterans share WWII stories with posterity - FOX31 Denver | World at War | Scoop.it
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Because we are losing links to our past, the Library of Congress is embarking upon a program to let veterans give oral histories of when and where they served, why the served a...
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WWII 'Devil's Brigade' to receive medal - Military Times

WWII 'Devil's Brigade' to receive medal - Military Times | World at War | Scoop.it
A World War II special forces unit will be presented with the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, D.C. next month. House Speaker John Boehner
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Swedish WW2 soldier buried 70 yrs after death - The Local.se

A Swedish soldier has been buried 70 years after he died fighting with Finland against Soviet troops during World War Two. Remarkably, his sister was still alive to attend the service.
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Remembering World War II vets and their stories through displays - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Remembering World War II vets and their stories through displays - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader | World at War | Scoop.it
Is your grandfather's Army uniform still in the attic? Have you held onto the ration booklet that showed how much butter and meat and suga...
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Germany must never forget Nazi atrocities, says FM Steinmeier - Haaretz

Germany must never forget Nazi atrocities, says FM Steinmeier - Haaretz | World at War | Scoop.it
New poll indicates 81 percent of Germans would like to put Holocaust behind them.
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Spotsylvania World War II veteran still has vivid memories and hatred for enemy

Spotsylvania World War II veteran still has vivid memories and hatred for enemy | World at War | Scoop.it
Maybe this story should come with a warning, because William Yeager isn’t exactly politically correct about his memories of World War II.
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Auschwitz 70th anniversary: one survivor goes back to the camp - Telegraph

Auschwitz 70th anniversary: one survivor goes back to the camp - Telegraph | World at War | Scoop.it
Darren Richman joins his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, on his journey back to the Nazi concentration camp
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70 years on, Holocaust survivors recall Auschwitz terror - Malay Mail Online

70 years on, Holocaust survivors recall Auschwitz terror - Malay Mail Online | World at War | Scoop.it
KRAKOW, Jan 23 — The piercing screams of a woman electrocuted on a barbed wire fence, children sent to the gas chambers and the constant threat of death: Auschwitz survivors recall life in the world's most notorious death camp with remarkable...
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New Book Reveals The US's Secret WWII Prisoner Exchange Program - GOOD Magazine

New Book Reveals The US's Secret WWII Prisoner Exchange Program - GOOD Magazine | World at War | Scoop.it
A new book details the secret prisoner exchange program implemented by the Roosevelt administration.
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The Nuremberg parade grounds where Hitler held his Nazi propaganda rallies - Daily Mail

The Nuremberg parade grounds where Hitler held his Nazi propaganda rallies - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
The city of Nuremberg hosted Hitler's Nazi Party propaganda rallies in the 1930s - but today lies in ruin. Now, city chiefs want the German taxpayer to fund a £60million renovation of the site.
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WWII veteran's son fights for proper headstone - WRTV Indianapolis

WWII veteran's son fights for proper headstone - WRTV Indianapolis | World at War | Scoop.it
The son of a World War II veteran was fed up after going through years of red tape to get his father a proper headstone at an Indianapolis cemetery.
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Bombing the death camps during World War II - Jewish Journal

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Bombing the death camps during World War II
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Every decade, someone indignantly tells us that the United States and Britain should have bombed the rail lines at Auschwitz and other death camps during World War II.
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Remains of Soviet, Italian stalag internees unearthed in Poland - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

Remains of Soviet, Italian stalag internees unearthed in Poland - WAR HISTORY ONLINE | World at War | Scoop.it
Anastasia carefully digs through the earth with her trowel. Bit by bit, a human skeleton emerges, piled on top of more bones. She removes them with care, slipping them gently into a plastic container.
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Hampton History Museum seeks WWII stories - Daily Press

Hampton History Museum seeks WWII stories - Daily Press | World at War | Scoop.it
The Hampton History Museum is seeking stories, pictures and artifacts related to soldiers who served in World War II .
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