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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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Bruce Klein: World War II battles won't be forgotten

Bruce Klein: World War II battles won't be forgotten | World at War | Scoop.it
Many great battles, including those in Europe and South Pacific, occurred from the start of World War II on Sept. 1, 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Germany until
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Legacy WA launches online profiles of heroic World War II veterans - Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Legacy WA launches online profiles of heroic World War II veterans - Enumclaw Courier-Herald | World at War | Scoop.it
As the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II nears, the Office of Secretary of State is launching a gripping series of online profiles, beginning with the story of a Whatcom County fighter pilot who was captured and narrowly avoided death in...
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Contract worker at National Records Center fired for mishandling draft-card information : News

Contract worker at National Records Center fired for mishandling draft-card information : News | World at War | Scoop.it
Ancestry.com fires worker after others find information in a trash can.
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY • An employee of ancestry.com who was working at the federal records center in north St. Louis County was fired for allegedly throwing out draft-card information, a federal administrator said.


People like this have made the rules for researchers at the NPRC so strict that sometimes it is hard to get the records we need for our research projects

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Doolittle Tokyo Raiders to receive Congressional Gold Medal - Air Force Link

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders to receive Congressional Gold Medal - Air Force Link | World at War | Scoop.it
Seventy-three years ago, 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they took off from an aircraft carrier on a top secret mission to bomb Japan. These men, led by Lt. Col. James H.
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Mighty 8th continues expansion efforts with new and renovated exhibits

In an effort to better share and preserve the stories of the U.S. airmen who risked their lives to serve missions over occupied Europe throughout World War II, the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force has continued to expand its content.
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New pictures of WW2 secret Nazi lair uncovered in Argentinian jungle - mirror.co.uk

New pictures of WW2 secret Nazi lair uncovered in Argentinian jungle - mirror.co.uk | World at War | Scoop.it
There are ruined brick huts with 1940s German coins hidden inside alongside German-made porcelain
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Organization helps bury unclaimed remains of veterans - azcentral.com

Organization helps bury unclaimed remains of veterans - azcentral.com | World at War | Scoop.it
They're the people who voluntarily put their lives on the line in the name of freedom, yet some veterans are not receiving the military burial they were promised.
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World War II veteran's ring netted in Florida river makes it home to Flint-area family after decades-long search

World War II veteran's ring netted in Florida river makes it home to Flint-area family after decades-long search | World at War | Scoop.it
When Jim Odette picked up the phone March 8 at his Thetford Township home he had no idea he'd be taken 71 years back in time.
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Tom Atchley's program on Redlands' response to WWII set for March 23 - Redlands Daily Facts

Tom Atchley's program on Redlands' response to WWII set for March 23 - Redlands Daily Facts | World at War | Scoop.it
At its March 23 meeting, the Redlands Area Historical Society will continue with the World War theme that began in February when Ann Deegan presented a program on “Redlands Faces in World War I.”Tom Atchley, vice president of the...
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Family identifies German WWII photos found in Muskegon

Family identifies German WWII photos found in Muskegon | World at War | Scoop.it
MUSKEGON, Mich. -- After a woman found a couple of old photos inside a suitcase she bought at a thrift store in Muskegon, finally someone has come forward saying the pictures belong to them. It tur...
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World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action

World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action | World at War | Scoop.it
More than 70 years after being declared missing in action, a local World War II veteran will be remembered with a grave marker this morning at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
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70 Years Later, WWII Vet Reads Long-Lost Letter He Wrote To His Future Wife - Huffington Post

70 Years Later, WWII Vet Reads Long-Lost Letter He Wrote To His Future Wife - Huffington Post | World at War | Scoop.it
“You are so lovely, darling, that I often wonder how it is possible that you are mine. I'm really the luckiest guy in the world, you know. And you are the reason.”

Bill Moore of Aurora, Colorado, wrote these words 70 years ago.
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The Ghostly WWII Ruins of Europe's Northern Coasts | WIRED

The Ghostly WWII Ruins of Europe's Northern Coasts | WIRED | World at War | Scoop.it
A photographer tracks the vanishing remains of WWII bunkers along Europe's coastline.
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Czech forest to be cleaned of World War II ammo

Czech forest to be cleaned of World War II ammo | World at War | Scoop.it
Boří les was home to a German munitions plant that was blown up at the war’s end
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Dutch TV interviews White Lake woman about soldier uncle killed in WWII battle - The Oakland Press

Dutch TV interviews White Lake woman about soldier uncle killed in WWII battle - The Oakland Press | World at War | Scoop.it
Gail Novak Phelps was reading a story recently in The Oakland Press about a WWII cemetery in the Netherlands where sta
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Dennis McCarthy: Why a World War II veteran gets a do-over on his funeral

Dennis McCarthy: Why a World War II veteran gets a do-over on his funeral | World at War | Scoop.it
The emergency room nurses fell hard for Norman Wyles the moment paramedics wheeled him in on a gurney — dressed in his World War II Army-Air Corps uniform.“Got any hot apple pie?” he asked. “I could sure use a slice
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World War II veteran shares memories in Aurora

World War II veteran shares memories in Aurora | World at War | Scoop.it
Stories about World War II still offer an allure for history buffs as well as those wishing to hold on to the legacy of surviving veterans, who can share their memories with the younger generations of today.
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Bollinger makes $20 million gift to World War II Museum - WWL

Bollinger makes $20 million gift to World War II Museum - WWL | World at War | Scoop.it
Shipbuilding titan Donald "Boysie" Bollinger makes $20 million gift to World War II Museum, to be used for construction of 150-foot-tall canopy, among other uses.
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A remote, forgotten Nazi hideout? Archaeologists shine light on Argentine history. - PRI

A remote, forgotten Nazi hideout? Archaeologists shine light on Argentine history. - PRI | World at War | Scoop.it
In a remote park in northeastern Argentina, a group of archaeologists has uncovered three mysterious stone houses in the middle of the wilderness. If they're right, they've found the remnants of a World War II-era Nazi hideout that was never used.
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China says will likely invite Western Allies to WW2 parade

China says will likely invite Western Allies to WW2 parade | World at War | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it will likely invite military representatives from the Western Allies who fought with China during World War Two to march in a parade
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The King and Hitler: The fascinating relationship between Edward VIII and the ... - Express.co.uk

The King and Hitler: The fascinating relationship between Edward VIII and the ... - Express.co.uk | World at War | Scoop.it
EDWARD VIII and the Führer were fascinated by one another says a new book. And, it asks, did a top Nazi sleep with Mrs Simpson?
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Movie about Polish Fighter Squadron in the making

Movie about Polish Fighter Squadron in the making | World at War | Scoop.it
A film about the iconic No. 303 Polish pilots who fought with the RAF against the Luftwaffe in WWII, is currently in pre-production.
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The Netherlands to Give a Face to 10,000 Killed U.S. WWII Soldiers

The Netherlands to Give a Face to 10,000 Killed U.S. WWII Soldiers | World at War | Scoop.it
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Trenton native killed in World War II among thousands honored in the Netherlands

Trenton native killed in World War II among thousands honored in the Netherlands | World at War | Scoop.it
Stanley McNivick is among more than 10,000 U.S. soldiers buried or memorialized at the Netherlands American Cemetery at Margraten
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Discovery of World War II era dog tags forges unbreakable bond

Discovery of World War II era dog tags forges unbreakable bond | World at War | Scoop.it
A special piece (commentary) about a set of World War II dog tags found at Fort Polk and the hero who wore them.
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