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

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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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Emporia's World War II-era airplane moves to Wichita - Emporia Gazette

Emporia's World War II-era airplane moves to Wichita - Emporia Gazette | World at War | Scoop.it
Emporia's World War II-era airplane moves to Wichita Emporia Gazette Emporia's World War II-era Beech C-45 said goodbye Saturday as the city's airplane of 30 years moved to Wichita. Well, some of it.
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Theodore VanKirk, last survivor of Enola Gay crew, dies

Theodore VanKirk, last survivor of Enola Gay crew, dies | World at War | Scoop.it
The navigator of the plane that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which led to the end of World War II, has died at the age of 93
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POW recalls time in Stalag 7a and his run to freedom - Tbo.com

POW recalls time in Stalag 7a and his run to freedom - Tbo.com | World at War | Scoop.it
POW recalls time in Stalag 7a and his run to freedom Tbo.com On Nov. 16, 1944, Albert Torchia, an Army private from Verona, Pennsylvania, was holed up with his squad from the 104th Division in a house in the German town of Stolberg.
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Truman drops hint to Stalin about a terrible new weapon: 1945 ...

Truman drops hint to Stalin about a terrible new weapon: 1945 ... | World at War | Scoop.it
On this day in 1945, President Harry S. Truman nonchalantly hints to Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin that the United States has successfully developed a new weapon. In his diary, Truman privately referred to the new weapon, ...
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The Penis Propaganda That Warned WWII-Era Soldiers of Venereal Disease - Gizmodo

The Penis Propaganda That Warned WWII-Era Soldiers of Venereal Disease - Gizmodo | World at War | Scoop.it
The Penis Propaganda That Warned WWII-Era Soldiers of Venereal Disease Gizmodo During World War II, a foe far more insidious than the aggressive Axis powers was felling our boys fighting overseas.
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Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, comes to DC for honor ... - WJLA

Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, comes to DC for honor ... - WJLA | World at War | Scoop.it
WJLA Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, comes to DC for honor ... WJLA Coffey, who was a sergeant in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, was awarded two bronze stars for her service in the Pacific.
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World War II female pilot celebrates 100th birthday - Kansas First News

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World War II female pilot celebrates 100th birthday Kansas First News During World War II, the WASPs became the first women ever selected and trained to fly military airplanes. Tanner was up for the challenge.
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Japan still clearing World War II bombs from Okinawa - Stars and Stripes

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Stars and Stripes Japan still clearing World War II bombs from Okinawa Stars and Stripes CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — World War II ended 69 years ago, but shells are still exploding off the coast of Okinawa.
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World War II veteran waited 70 years for his medals - KVUE

World War II veteran waited 70 years for his medals - KVUE | World at War | Scoop.it
KVUE World War II veteran waited 70 years for his medals KVUE Tony D'Abrosca enlisted in the U.S. Army just months before graduating from high school at the height of World War II.
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World War II medals for sale on eBay returned to owner by avid Utah genealogist - KUTV 2News

World War II medals for sale on eBay returned to owner by avid Utah genealogist - KUTV 2News | World at War | Scoop.it
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World War II medals for sale on eBay returned to owner by avid Utah genealogist
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A search this last week, also on eBay yielded World War II medals for a man with a family surname of Pugh.
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The German officer who tried to kill Hitler - BBC News

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The German officer who tried to kill Hitler
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On 20 July 1944, a 36-year-old German army officer, Col Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, arrived at a heavily guarded complex hidden in a forest in East Prussia.
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Five Ways Japan Could Have Won World War II - The National Interest Online

Five Ways Japan Could Have Won World War II - The National Interest Online | World at War | Scoop.it
The National Interest Online Five Ways Japan Could Have Won World War II The National Interest Online That doesn't mean it couldn't have won World War II. Sounds counterintuitive, doesn't it? But the weak sometimes win.
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Veterans Working to Build WWII Memorial in Lakeland - The Ledger

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Veterans Working to Build WWII Memorial in Lakeland The Ledger “When you go to Washington, the World War II Memorial is really the centerpiece of the National Mall with its other monuments on the ends and sides.
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US veterans deal to provide $17 billion to ease medical wait times - Reuters

US veterans deal to provide $17 billion to ease medical wait times - Reuters | World at War | Scoop.it
US veterans deal to provide $17 billion to ease medical wait times Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in the U.S.
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French village names road after WWII pilot from New Bern - New Bern Sun Journal

French village names road after WWII pilot from New Bern - New Bern Sun Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
French village names road after WWII pilot from New Bern New Bern Sun Journal “They wanted to trade cigarettes.
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Stalag Luft III — a World War II POW account - Observer News

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Observer News Stalag Luft III — a World War II POW account Observer News World War II veteran Donald Durant, who retired as a lieutenant colonel and as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon, spent 10 months as a prisoner of war at...
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Nazi leader's grandson travels world to fight hate - Schenectady Gazette

Nazi leader's grandson travels world to fight hate - Schenectady Gazette | World at War | Scoop.it
Nazi leader's grandson travels world to fight hate Schenectady Gazette Never Forget To Vote is a campaign for a Nazi-Free Europe, to stop a political party that uses violence to intimidate minorities from gaining a foothold in the European Union.
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World War II veterans tell stories by historic planes - Coon Rapids Herald

World War II veterans tell stories by historic planes - Coon Rapids Herald | World at War | Scoop.it
Coon Rapids Herald World War II veterans tell stories by historic planes Coon Rapids Herald Basil Hackleman looked up the step ladder into the depths of an old bomber plane similar to one he flew on 11 missions during World War II and recalled how...
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World War II vet looks back - The Northwest Florida Daily News

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World War II vet looks back The Northwest Florida Daily News FORT WALTON BEACH — Irvin Beske, 93, sat at his kitchen table flipping through the pages of his World War II flight log.
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WWII dog tags found in Netherlands; Michigan family located - WZZM

WWII dog tags found in Netherlands; Michigan family located - WZZM | World at War | Scoop.it
WZZM WWII dog tags found in Netherlands; Michigan family located WZZM Our research has found that a WWII soldier of the same name passed away in 2003 and is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Lansing.
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Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, headed to D.C. for ... - WJLA

Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, headed to D.C. for ... - WJLA | World at War | Scoop.it
WJLA Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, headed to D.C. for ... WJLA WASHINGTON (WJLA) - The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran will be in D.C.
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WWII vet shares her stories of the WAC - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

WWII vet shares her stories of the WAC - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII vet shares her stories of the WAC
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She can still tell the story in person about how she became one of the U.S. Army's few and first female soldiers in the middle of World War II.
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Maryland and Virginia hosted thousands of German POWs during World War II - Washington Post

Maryland and Virginia hosted thousands of German POWs during World War II - Washington Post | World at War | Scoop.it
Maryland and Virginia hosted thousands of German POWs during World War II
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My parents moved from the District to Washington Grove in 1949.
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Remains of missing Iowa WWII soldier back home - KIMT 3

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Remains of missing Iowa WWII soldier back home
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MOULTON, Iowa (AP) — The remains of a World War II veteran missing for nearly 70 years are back in his southern Iowa hometown.
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High School During WWII Through the Eyes of America's Youth ...

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High School During WWII Through the Eyes of America's Youth. dividing bar. “Today in the war emergency, our education is more important than ever.” So begins a student editorial from the Isidore Newman School's Class of ...
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