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Mysterious love letter from soldier opened nearly 70 years later - Fox News

Mysterious love letter from soldier opened nearly 70 years later - Fox News | World at War | Scoop.it
Mysterious love letter from soldier opened nearly 70 years later
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At first, Sheila Polk, who found the sealed note in a World War II history book, didn't want to open the envelope, which was addressed from one service member to another.
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93-Year-Old Auschwitz Nazi Death Camp Guard Charged With 300000 Counts ... - International Business Times UK

93-Year-Old Auschwitz Nazi Death Camp Guard Charged With 300000 Counts ... - International Business Times UK | World at War | Scoop.it
International Business Times UK 93-Year-Old Auschwitz Nazi Death Camp Guard Charged With 300000 Counts ...
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4 survivors of WWII 'Forgotten Battalion' reunite in The Woodlands - Houston Chronicle

4 survivors of WWII 'Forgotten Battalion' reunite in The Woodlands - Houston Chronicle | World at War | Scoop.it
Houston Chronicle 4 survivors of WWII 'Forgotten Battalion' reunite in The Woodlands Houston Chronicle They went through hell together for a time in the Pacific theater during World War II and this weekend in Houston they reunited to reminisce and...
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China reveals archives of victory against Japan in WWII - Xinhua

China reveals archives of victory against Japan in WWII - Xinhua | World at War | Scoop.it
China reveals archives of victory against Japan in WWII Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- China on Friday released archives of an important military victory in 1939, in which the Chinese army killed more than 4,000 Japanese soldiers.
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World War II veteran remembers it all - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

World War II veteran remembers it all - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online | World at War | Scoop.it
World War II veteran remembers it all Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online On a coffee table, Dr.
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Strolling down WWII memory lane - Great Bend Tribune

Strolling down WWII memory lane - Great Bend Tribune | World at War | Scoop.it
Strolling down WWII memory lane Great Bend Tribune LARNED — While standing at the counter at Don's Motors, Fred glanced down and noticed a tattered book, bound with duct tape, and looking like it had been through some rough times.
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On This Day: RAF claims victory in Battle of Britain after climactic day - Yahoo News UK

On This Day: RAF claims victory in Battle of Britain after climactic day - Yahoo News UK | World at War | Scoop.it
Yahoo News UK On This Day: RAF claims victory in Battle of Britain after climactic day Yahoo News UK SEPT 15, 1940: The RAF claimed victory in the Battle of Britain after shooting down a record 60 Luftwaffe planes in a 24-hour period on this day in...
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Remains of 13 veterans that went unclaimed in Detroit morgue get full military ... - WDIV Detroit

Remains of 13 veterans that went unclaimed in Detroit morgue get full military ... - WDIV Detroit | World at War | Scoop.it
Stars and Stripes Remains of 13 veterans that went unclaimed in Detroit morgue get full military ... WDIV Detroit AND TODAY, ON THE 13th ANNIVERSARY OF THE 9/11, AT THE GREAT LAKES NATIONAL CEMETERY, A FULL MILITARY HONOR SERVICE FOR THE 13 VETERANS.
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Remains of World War II POW to return home to Augusta - Helena Independent Record

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Remains of World War II POW to return home to Augusta Helena Independent Record After more than 70 years, the remains of a World War II prisoner of war will be returned to their home in Augusta next week.
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'WW2 bomb' kills camper on French island - The Local.fr

'WW2 bomb' kills camper on French island - The Local.fr | World at War | Scoop.it
The Local.fr 'WW2 bomb' kills camper on French island The Local.fr 'WW2 bomb' kills camper on French island. Published: 08 Sep 2014 15:33 GMT+02:00. Updated: 08 Sep 2014 15:33 GMT+02:00. Facebook Twitter Google+ reddit.
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Official Japanese history says emperor cautioned against WWII - The Malay Mail Online

The Malay Mail Online Official Japanese history says emperor cautioned against WWII The Malay Mail Online This handout picture taken on November 05, 1987 shows the late Japanese Emperor Hirohito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
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Top Secret: WWII spy lives quiet life in Charles Town, W.Va. - Charleston Gazette

Top Secret: WWII spy lives quiet life in Charles Town, W.Va. - Charleston Gazette | World at War | Scoop.it
Top Secret: WWII spy lives quiet life in Charles Town, W.Va. Charleston Gazette Photo courtesy PATRICK O'DONNELL Fred Mayer in the uniform of a German officer during World War II. Mayer collected valuable information as a U.S.
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Prologue: Pieces of History » Setting the Records Straight

Prologue: Pieces of History » Setting the Records Straight | World at War | Scoop.it
Prologue: Pieces of History » Setting the Records Straight Blog (The Records and Seals Act of 1789 established our nation's recordkeeping.
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Never give up on finding the documents you need - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com (blog)

Never give up on finding the documents you need - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com (blog) | World at War | Scoop.it
Never give up on finding the documents you need The Jersey Journal - NJ.com (blog) National Archives repository that destroyed millions of military personnel files for soldiers who fought in the First and Second World Wars.
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Families gather in search of the missing from WWII, Korea, Vietnam - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Families gather in search of the missing from WWII, Korea, Vietnam Pittsburgh Post Gazette On April 4, 1945, near the end of World War II, a swarm of German Me-262 jet fighters attacked a formation of B-24 Liberators over Germany and shot down eight.
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World War II veterans pack The Ann Arbor News offices for 'Michigan Honors ... - The Ann Arbor News

World War II veterans pack The Ann Arbor News offices for 'Michigan Honors ... - The Ann Arbor News | World at War | Scoop.it
World War II veterans pack The Ann Arbor News offices for 'Michigan Honors ... The Ann Arbor News The Greatest Generation turned out in force Sunday afternoon in downtown Ann Arbor to mingle with each other and share stories with friends and family.
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Michigan Honors: Barber, 89, tells World War 2 story how General Patton cussed ... - The Muskegon Chronicle

Michigan Honors: Barber, 89, tells World War 2 story how General Patton cussed ... - The Muskegon Chronicle | World at War | Scoop.it
Michigan Honors: Barber, 89, tells World War 2 story how General Patton cussed ... The Muskegon Chronicle Hair fell down around his ears and the customer shook with laughter, as Sodini told outrageous stories from his service in World War II.
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American troops reach Germany, World War II week by week - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo Tribune American troops reach Germany, World War II week by week The San Luis Obispo Tribune Though headlines were still shouting of Allied advances, Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower wanted a relatively uniform advance across...
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A Bloody Fight: The Battle of Saipan

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The Battle of Saipan was fought June 15 to July 9, 1944, during World War II. Advancing to the Marianas, American forces opened the Battle of Saipan by landing on the island's west coast.
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Chatham native, a former POW in World War II, pens memoir - Independent Press

Chatham native, a former POW in World War II, pens memoir Independent Press On Oct. 14, 1943, his crew was part of the attack on Schweinfurt and this time the Luftwaffe attacked.
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Emotional 9/11 ceremony honors 13 unclaimed veterans with burial at Great ... - The Flint Journal

Emotional 9/11 ceremony honors 13 unclaimed veterans with burial at Great ... - The Flint Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
Emotional 9/11 ceremony honors 13 unclaimed veterans with burial at Great ... The Flint Journal The bodies of the veterans inside have waited too long to be buried. More than three years, in some cases.
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A Forgotten Hero of World War II - American Spectator

A Forgotten Hero of World War II - American Spectator | World at War | Scoop.it
American Spectator A Forgotten Hero of World War II American Spectator American and Australian veterans of World War II have rightly honored the heroic doctors of World War II — the Australian surgeon “Weary” Dunlop probably pre-eminent among them...
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Official record shows pain of Emperor Hirohito about war - The Japan Times

Official record shows pain of Emperor Hirohito about war - The Japan Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Official record shows pain of Emperor Hirohito about war The Japan Times From before the war and all the way through to the end, Emperor Hirohito continued to be distressed that he could not stop Japan from going to war despite his displeasure at...
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Ex-POWs, family members to share stories at upcoming event at Brewed ... - Heritage Newspapers

Ex-POWs, family members to share stories at upcoming event at Brewed ... - Heritage Newspapers | World at War | Scoop.it
Ex-POWs, family members to share stories at upcoming event at Brewed ... Heritage Newspapers John Dobek, author of "One Slow High Flying Target Survivor," and Leon Zimmerman once served with the 8th Air Force as bombardiers.
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Searching for those left behind in WWII - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Searching for those left behind in WWII - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | World at War | Scoop.it
Searching for those left behind in WWII
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The next one is Saturday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh in Green Tree, where military representatives will gather with some 150 families, Ms.
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Of the estimated 405,000 U.S. servicemen lost in World War II, at least 73,000 are still listed as missing or unaccounted for. They were airmen killed in crashes, soldiers buried as unknowns in far-flung cemeteries, sailors lost at sea.

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Archives New Zealand and National Library open the files on the First World War | WW100 New Zealand

Archives New Zealand and National Library open the files on the First World War | WW100 New Zealand | World at War | Scoop.it
RT @GuildOneName: 141,000 First World War service files from New Zealand are now available online from @WW100NZ http://t.co/jIhThqzUWJ
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