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'Generation War' follows 5 friends through World War II - Detroit Free Press

'Generation War' follows 5 friends through World War II - Detroit Free Press | World at War | Scoop.it
'Generation War' follows 5 friends through World War II Detroit Free Press The lingering question of what ordinary German citizens did during World War II is answered in the melodramatic “Generation War,” which was produced as a three-part series...
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Christmas 1944 war letter expresses loneliness overseas - San Antonio Express-News

Christmas 1944 war letter expresses loneliness overseas - San Antonio Express-News | World at War | Scoop.it
On Christmas Day in 1944, Clay McIver, 30, a Texas farm boy from a town near Abilene, found himself in the uniform of the Army Air Corps in England, as one of millions of Americans then serving overseas during World War II.
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My father at Christmas in WWII Battle of Bastogne - Lansing State Journal

My father at Christmas in WWII Battle of Bastogne - Lansing State Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
My father at Christmas in WWII Battle of Bastogne
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Christmas as long as I can remember consisted of hearing one special story told by my father. My Dad always told of a Christmas day he experienced in 1944.
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Remarkable Underwater Discovery Called a ‘Very Important Part of What Happened in World War II’

Remarkable Underwater Discovery Called a ‘Very Important Part of What Happened in World War II’ | World at War | Scoop.it
Almost seventy years after it crashed off the Windward Oahu coast, a plane that flew in World War II has been recovered, Hawaii News Now reports. "It's quite a sight. It's beautiful there.

Via Rich Synowiec
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'Christmas from Heaven': The heartwarming saga of the Candy Bomber

'Christmas from Heaven': The heartwarming saga of the Candy Bomber | World at War | Scoop.it
Read by Tom Brokaw and illustrated by Robert T. Barrett, "Christmas from Heaven" is the true story of Gail Halvorsen, a US Army Air Corps...
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Eighth in the East Facebook appeal uncovers USAF photos - BBC News

Eighth in the East Facebook appeal uncovers USAF photos - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
A Facebook appeal sees photographs emerge of Christmas celebrations attended by USAF troops based in the East of England.
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Silent witnesses of the war: What Luxembourg looked like during WW2

Silent witnesses of the war: What Luxembourg looked like during WW2 | World at War | Scoop.it
Travel back in time as we compare historical photos of villages across Luxembourg with pictures taken in the present day, seventy years after the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge, the military campaign that would liberate Luxembourg from Nazi rule.
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Berlin exhibition evokes final months of WWII

Berlin exhibition evokes final months of WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
The photo provided by the Topographie des Terror museum in Berlin shows Ilse Grassmann, center, with her children, Martin, Renate and Justus-Guenther and her husband Kurt, from left, as they celebrate Christmas in 1944.
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Anglesey World War II plane tragedy memorial service to be held on 70th anniversary

Anglesey World War II plane tragedy memorial service to be held on 70th anniversary | World at War | Scoop.it
US aircrew were returning from daring raid when they ditched into sea at North Stack
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Prisoner of War WWII paratrooper's D-Day mission aborted when Germans ... - Scranton Times-Tribune

Prisoner of War WWII paratrooper's D-Day mission aborted when Germans ... - Scranton Times-Tribune | World at War | Scoop.it
Scranton Times-Tribune Prisoner of War WWII paratrooper's D-Day mission aborted when Germans ... Scranton Times-Tribune JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Above is a Douglas C-47 Skytrain, the type of plane Mr.
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Area WWII vets recount fighting in the Battle of the Bulge - StarNewsOnline.com

Area WWII vets recount fighting in the Battle of the Bulge - StarNewsOnline.com | World at War | Scoop.it
Seventy years ago on Dec. 16, Hitler's final major Western offensive, the Battle of the Bulge, opened in Belgium and Luxembourg.
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Former Del Mar resident publishes book of recollections on World War II homefront - U-T San Diego

Former Del Mar resident publishes book of recollections on World War II homefront - U-T San Diego | World at War | Scoop.it
When Audrey Syse Fahlberg married her husband, William, in 1938, she’d have no idea that soon their marriage and livelihoods would be put to the test, thanks to events happening half a world away.
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Sebby shares WWII battle experiences - The Times (subscription)

Sebby shares WWII battle experiences - The Times (subscription) | World at War | Scoop.it
Robert Sebby, a member of LaVerne W. Anderson American Legion Post 729 in Sheridan, shared his experiences in World War II as part of “Date with History: Battle of the Bulge” at the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton on Dec.
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Today in World War II History—December 24, 1939 & 1944

Today in World War II History—December 24, 1939 & 1944 | World at War | Scoop.it
75 Years Ago—Dec. 24, 1939: On Christmas Eve, Pope Pius XII appeals for peace. 70 Years Ago—Dec. 24, 1944: In the largest mission to date, 2034 bombers of the
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WWII veteran wants to 'show people the war' - Cherry Hill Courier Post

WWII veteran wants to 'show people the war' - Cherry Hill Courier Post | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII veteran wants to 'show people the war' Cherry Hill Courier Post From May 1944 through the end of World War II and for several months after, he chronicled the hostilities in the Pacific experienced by the Astoria and also the daily routine of...
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World War II veteran remembers Battle of the Bulge 70 years later

World War II veteran remembers Battle of the Bulge 70 years later | World at War | Scoop.it
This week marks the 70th anniversary of a World War II battle where 75,000 Americans would die, according to the United States Army’s website. The Battle of the Bulge was a German effort to turn the tide of the war in Hitler's favor by dividing Allied forces.
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Luxembourg, US leaders commemorate Battle of the Bulge - Air Force Link

Luxembourg, US leaders commemorate Battle of the Bulge - Air Force Link | World at War | Scoop.it
Nearly 200 Luxembourgers and Americans observed the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge during a commemorative ceremony Dec. 16, at Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg.,
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Colorado State University student honors veterans with World War II dioramas - Rocky Mountain Collegian

Colorado State University student honors veterans with World War II dioramas - Rocky Mountain Collegian | World at War | Scoop.it
Standing in the basement of the Ward Building in Loveland with a pencil behind his ear, a smudged smock and a look of determination is his eye is Andres Flo
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Richard C. Hottelet, Last of 'Murrow Boys,' Dies at 97 - New York Times

Richard C. Hottelet, Last of 'Murrow Boys,' Dies at 97 - New York Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Mr. Hottelet, only 26 when he was hired by Edward R. Murrow, covered the invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge for CBS News.
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WWII Veteran Bruce Crum Recalls His Close Call 70 Years Ago - Greeneville Sun

WWII Veteran Bruce Crum Recalls His Close Call 70 Years Ago - Greeneville Sun | World at War | Scoop.it
It was just about 70 years ago when Bruce Crum narrowly missed becoming a casualty of World War II. The U.S. Army veteran still remembers the night of Dec. 18, 1944.
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Lubbock family discovers cache of World War II love letters - KCBD-TV

Lubbock family discovers cache of World War II love letters - KCBD-TV | World at War | Scoop.it
When Andy Green went into his attic to unblock a drier vent on Sunday, he uncovered treasure hidden under his home's roof at 58th Street in Lubbock.
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"Every day is a bonus:" World War II vet recounts his capture by German troops

"Every day is a bonus:" World War II vet recounts his capture by German troops | World at War | Scoop.it
PORT WASHINGTON (WITI) -- The start of World War II's bloodiest battle began 70 years ago -- on December 16, 1944. Thousands lost their lives in the Battle of the Bulge -- and one Wisconsin man's l...
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War Office building where Churchill helped mastermind the Allied victory over ... - Daily Mail

War Office building where Churchill helped mastermind the Allied victory over ... - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
The former War Office in Whitehall in London and once home to Winston Churchill, has been sold for £300m and could be developed into a luxury hotel or apartments.
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Remains of German WWII Junkers Ju 88 bomber recovered from Thames Estuary - Culture24

Remains of German WWII Junkers Ju 88 bomber recovered from Thames Estuary - Culture24 | World at War | Scoop.it
The remnants of a German Junkers Ju 88 bomber shot down by a Norwegian Spitfire ace have been recovered from the Thames Estuary by Wessex Archaeology.
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Veteran recalls Malmedy Massacre during World War II - LancasterOnline

Veteran recalls Malmedy Massacre during World War II - LancasterOnline | World at War | Scoop.it
Every year when Dec. 17 rolls around, Mount Joy native Harold W. Billow relives the day he almost he almost lost his life during one of the most notorious war crimes of World War II.
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