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World War II veteran Everett Andrews will return to Bastogne, along with ... - Fayetteville Observer

World War II veteran Everett Andrews will return to Bastogne, along with ... - Fayetteville Observer | World at War | Scoop.it
World War II veteran Everett Andrews will return to Bastogne, along with ... Fayetteville Observer World War II veteran Everett Andrews will return to Bastogne, along with parachute used in war.
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American Legion to host talk on missing WWII vet whose remains were found - Chaffee County Times

Nathrop resident Holly Henry, a relative of the WWII vet, will share her experience of working with the U.S. Army to positively identify Gatlin’s remains and bring them home for burial at a national cemetery.
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WWII reenactors give students historical experience - Journal Times

WWII reenactors give students historical experience - Journal Times | World at War | Scoop.it
RACINE — As about 135 elementary and middle school students boisterously found seats in the auditorium at Jerstad-Agerholm Wednesday afternoon, they grew quiet and attentive when two men in unusual
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World War II flyer to speak at Lehigh Valley Veterans History Project - Allentown Morning Call

World War II flyer to speak at Lehigh Valley Veterans History Project - Allentown Morning Call | World at War | Scoop.it
An Allentown man who flew 65 bombing missions during World War II and was shot down twice behind enemy lines will speak Thursday at the Lehigh Valley Veterans History Project meeting in Allentown.
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From the Monitor archives: Allies firebomb Dresden in WWII - Christian Science Monitor

From the Monitor archives: Allies firebomb Dresden in WWII - Christian Science Monitor | World at War | Scoop.it
The firebombing of Dresden, which killed tens of thousands and left most of the city leveled, was one of the most controversial city attacks of World War II. The Christian Science Monitor reported as it happened, seventy years ago today.
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Woman finds WWII albums; pictures from 1945-1946

Woman finds WWII albums; pictures from 1945-1946 | World at War | Scoop.it
This is quite a find, a Phoenix woman discovered what appeared to be two World War II photo albums buried in a pile of trash.Now she is hoping to return these priceless memories to the owner.
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Commemoration of the destruction of Dresden's Frauenkirche | Visit Germany | DW.DE | 11.02.2015

Commemoration of the destruction of Dresden's Frauenkirche | Visit Germany | DW.DE | 11.02.2015 | World at War | Scoop.it
Dresden's Frauenkirche is a visible symbol of the city's bombing during World War II. On Friday, to mark the 70th anniversary of the destruction, German President Joachim Gauck will hold a memorial speech in the church.
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Dutch seek photo of Bradenton airman killed during World War II mission | Local News | Bradenton Herald

Dutch seek photo of Bradenton airman killed during World War II mission | Local News | Bradenton Herald | World at War | Scoop.it
A cemetery in the Netherlands seeks to honor Bradenton serviceman killed in World War II through use of a photo.
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WWII Veteran Reunited with Dog Tags After They Were Lost in Mail - WABI

A World War II veteran has one of his most precious items back. When Henry Watson moved two years ago, his dog tags were lost in the mail. Until recently, when a postal employee found them and called the Bangor Vet Center.
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Do you recognise brass trombone hidden in French house during WW2? - Bucks Herald

Do you recognise brass trombone hidden in French house during WW2? - Bucks Herald | World at War | Scoop.it
A brass trombone that dates back to the 1920s could be one of 13 instruments hidden in the cellar of a French house during the Second World War.
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Hitler’s Holdouts – Meet the Last German Troops to Surrender in WW2

Hitler’s Holdouts – Meet the Last German Troops to Surrender in WW2 | World at War | Scoop.it
IT WAS JUST after 2:30 a.m. on May 7, 1945 when Generaloberst Alfred Jodl, commander of what was left of the once mighty Wehrmacht, marched into Supreme Allied Headquarters in Reims, France and sig...
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World War II veteran enjoys ageless friendship in Newton - Kansas.com

World War II veteran enjoys ageless friendship in Newton - Kansas.com | World at War | Scoop.it
Herb Cies, 95, says meeting Cassoday Harder, 21, and Hannah Rhoades, 19, has been one of his life’s biggest blessings. They say the same about him.
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Rebecca White: Left out of the Greatest Generation - Dallas Morning News

Rebecca White: Left out of the Greatest Generation - Dallas Morning News | World at War | Scoop.it
Guilt and regret endures for those who never saw combat during World War II.
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January 31, 1943: Stalingrad falls to the Red Army after five months of bloody ... - BT.com

January 31, 1943: Stalingrad falls to the Red Army after five months of bloody ... - BT.com | World at War | Scoop.it
After a five-month battle which claimed almost two million lives, Soviet troops reclaimed the strategic city of Stalingrad as German resistance collapsed.
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After a five-month battle which claimed almost two million lives, Soviet troops reclaimed the strategic city of Stalingrad as German resistance collapsed.

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In Israel, biracial German author probes her Nazi heritage - Yahoo News

In Israel, biracial German author probes her Nazi heritage - Yahoo News | World at War | Scoop.it
JERUSALEM (AP) — When Jennifer Teege stumbled upon a book in a Hamburg library seven years ago, the biracial German woman who was given up for adoption as a child was stunned to discover a deep family secret that shook her to the core.
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World War II Marines return to Iwo Jima on 70th anniversary of famed battle ... - Washington Times

World War II Marines return to Iwo Jima on 70th anniversary of famed battle ... - Washington Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Hershel “Woody” Williams is returning after 70 years to Iwo Jima, where a flamethrower saved him from Japanese bayonets and where he earned the Medal of Honor.
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Families visit WWII memorial on Iwo Jima anniversary - The Virginian-Pilot

Families visit WWII memorial on Iwo Jima anniversary - The Virginian-Pilot | World at War | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON
Ruth Ann Kepler didn't know the details of her father's military service until a couple of years after his death in 1971.
He was in the Navy, that much she knew.
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World War II veterans reunite nearly 70 years later - Q13 FOX

World War II veterans reunite nearly 70 years later - Q13 FOX | World at War | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS -- Surviving several battles while fighting for America's freedom, two World War II veterans reunited after nearly 70 years apart. Joe Rodgers and his best friend and old comrade, Bob Wes...
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Northland World War II unit down to a final few soldiers

Northland World War II unit down to a final few soldiers | World at War | Scoop.it
On Feb. 10, 1941, the Northland’s own 125th Field Artillery Battalion of the Minnesota National Guard — 600 members strong — was inducted into federal service as the U.S. edged ever closer to war.
On Tuesday, 74 years to the date, a group of friends gathered at the Pickwick in Duluth to remem...
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WWII bomber crash site found after 70 years - days before developers move in

WWII bomber crash site found after 70 years - days before developers move in | World at War | Scoop.it
Ronald Barton was part of an eight-man crew flying their final bombing raid over Germany in 1944 when they crashed after turning back towards home
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Oldham History | WWII gunner talks army service - The Courier-Journal

Oldham History | WWII gunner talks army service - The Courier-Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
I was a machine gunner. I used a BAR Automatic Rifle Machine gun and it took two of us to carry it. Other soldiers had smaller weapons — some had the Thompson Sub-Machine guns. I also carried a M-1 Rifle and full field pack.
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Russia and Poland trade accusations over WWII anniversary - EurActiv

Russia and Poland trade accusations over WWII anniversary - EurActiv | World at War | Scoop.it
EurActiv Russia and Poland trade accusations over WWII anniversary EurActiv Russia and Poland traded diplomatic barbs on Tuesday (3 February) over the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War Two, in a sign of Moscow's worsening ties with...
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BBC denies hiding names of 'hundreds' of Nazi guards - The Times of Israel

BBC denies hiding names of 'hundreds' of Nazi guards - The Times of Israel | World at War | Scoop.it
Email from 2006 claimed network had policy of protecting former Auschwitz workers used as sources for documentary film
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The National Archives' Library | The National Archives blog

The National Archives' Library | The National Archives blog | World at War | Scoop.it
Alongside the rich archival holdings of The National Archives there is a wonderful research library that is accessible to all.
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1 of 4 remaining World War II Doolittle Raiders dies at 94 - Great Falls Tribune

1 of 4 remaining World War II Doolittle Raiders dies at 94 - Great Falls Tribune | World at War | Scoop.it
He grew up on a ranch in Brusett, Mont., and enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1939
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Secret message found inside WW2 bullet is the end to a very funny story - Gizmodo

Secret message found inside WW2 bullet is the end to a very funny story - Gizmodo | World at War | Scoop.it
August, 13, 1944. The British 8th Army occupies Florence. The Allies finally break out of Normandy. Meanwhile, somewhere in the south of Tuscany, a soldier writes this encrypted message and hides it inside a bullet.
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