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SLIDESHOW: Mighty Eighth installs ball-turret on its B-17 - Savannah Morning News

SLIDESHOW: Mighty Eighth installs ball-turret on its B-17
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(Corey Dickstein/Savannah Morning News) Bud Porter, a World War II veteran who served as a ball-turret gunner on a U.S.
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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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Court drops case against German over WWII French village massacre - FRANCE 24

Court drops case against German over WWII French village massacre - FRANCE 24 | World at War | Scoop.it
A German court on Tuesday threw out the case of a former SS man accused of involvement in the largest civilian massacre in Nazi-occupied France, saying there was not enough evidence to bring the 89-year-old to trial.
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British bomber sunk by Nazis during WW2 found in Norwegian fjord - Daily Mail

British bomber sunk by Nazis during WW2 found in Norwegian fjord - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
The Halifax bomber was located perfectly intact 600ft down in a Norwegian fjord 72 years after it crashed on the mission to destroy one of Hitler's most feared ships.
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Hitler's Last Stand: Why the Battle of the Bulge Still Matters - The National Interest Online

Hitler's Last Stand: Why the Battle of the Bulge Still Matters - The National Interest Online | World at War | Scoop.it
As the Bulge proved, brave soldiers can make up for failed strategy. But only at immense cost.
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Holiday wreaths will warm veterans' graves nationwide - Military Times

Holiday wreaths will warm veterans' graves nationwide - Military Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Holiday wreaths coming to warm veterans' graves nationwide
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Secret diary of a war hero

Secret diary of a war hero | World at War | Scoop.it
LIKE many of his generation, John Akehurst, who died last month, spoke little of his time during the war. His family had a vague idea of his story and pleaded with him to write it all down. He did, and just days after his death his son discovered his secret war diary. Over the next two days, BEN JAMES reveals the extraordinary story of one of Sussex’s great Second World War heroes
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Americans, Belgians mark Bulge anniversary

Americans, Belgians mark Bulge anniversary | World at War | Scoop.it
BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — Braving snowy weather, Americans and Belgians gathered in the Ardennes region of Belgium on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the biggest and bloodiest U.S. battles of World War II_the…
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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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WWII veterans meet for final toast

WWII veterans meet for final toast | World at War | Scoop.it
Lake Elmo group disbands after meeting since 1954.
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The 53 World War II veterans who formed the Kilroy Last Man Standing Club once envisioned its final two members toasting the departed with a ceremonial bottle of wine bought in 1954.

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World War II project unites teens with the past - Toledo Free Press

World War II project unites teens with the past - Toledo Free Press | World at War | Scoop.it
While World War II remains a popular setting in video games and movies, many of today’s teenagers are familiar in only a peripheral way with the war that ended
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Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who long refused to surrender, dies at 91

Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who long refused to surrender, dies at 91 | World at War | Scoop.it
A Japanese soldier who hunkered down in the jungles of the Philippines for nearly three decades, refusing to believe that World War II had ended, has died in Tokyo. Hiroo Onoda was 91 years old.
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World War II film upsets Japanese - TheDay.com

World War II film upsets Japanese - TheDay.com | World at War | Scoop.it
'Unbroken' hits a nerve with POW camp depiction Tokyo - Angelina Jolie's new movie "Unbroken" has not been released in Japan yet, but it has already
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US veterans of Battle of Bulge join 70th anniversary commemoration - Stars and Stripes

US veterans of Battle of Bulge join 70th anniversary commemoration - Stars and Stripes | World at War | Scoop.it
The weather was the same, as were some of the people present. But the atmosphere here Saturday couldn’t have been more different from 70 years ago when German forces threatened to seize Bastogne, Belgium, in the Battle of the Bulge.
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