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World War II POWs remember efforts to strike against captors - NOLA.com

World War II POWs remember efforts to strike against captors - NOLA.com | World at War | Scoop.it
NOLA.comWorld War II POWs remember efforts to strike against captorsNOLA.comRandall Edwards, of Lakeland, Fla., kisses the cheek of Courtney Boe, a member of the Andrew Sisters-styled group "The Victory Belles" at the National World War II Museum...
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21 years later, World War II vet receives military funeral - WLOX

21 years later, World War II vet receives military funeral - WLOX | World at War | Scoop.it
21 years later, World War II vet receives military funeralWLOX21 years later, World War II vet receives military funeral. Posted: Friday, October 5, 2012 12:16 PM EST. Updated: Friday, October 5, 2012 5:08 PM EST.
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WWII POWs recall striking back as Japan saboteurs - SunHerald.com

WWII POWs recall striking back as Japan saboteurs - SunHerald.com | World at War | Scoop.it
SunHerald.comWWII POWs recall striking back as Japan saboteursSunHerald.comJanet McConnaughey/Associated PressRobert Rosendahl, left, of Springfield, Mo., shares stories with World War II veteran volunteer Tom Blakey, at the National World War II...
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Trip to National World War II Memorial emotional for Villages veteran and his son - Villages Daily Sun

Trip to National World War II Memorial emotional for Villages veteran and his son - Villages Daily Sun | World at War | Scoop.it
Trip to National World War II Memorial emotional for Villages veteran and his sonVillages Daily SunLarry Meier, pictured in the back row on the right, is standing with several other veterans from around the country, who participated in Honor...
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Veterans relive war memories on B-17 flight

Veterans relive war memories on B-17 flight | World at War | Scoop.it
Art Osepchook tears up when he thinks about flying on a B-17 for the first time in nearly 70 years.
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My Mother’s WWII Correspondence

My Mother’s WWII Correspondence | World at War | Scoop.it
The past two weeks have been rough at the Nolen household with the grand-girl very sick with a tummy virus and everyone else catching it. I’ve got a writing conference in two weeks and a gara...
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Dynamic couple featured in local author's World War II book - Times-Georgian

Dynamic couple featured in local author's World War II book - Times-Georgian | World at War | Scoop.it
Dynamic couple featured in local author's World War II bookTimes-GeorgianBoth are 91 years old; both are military retirees with the rank of Major; both are retired teachers; both have travelled the world over; both have met international celebrities;...
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Boiling Springs church honors World War II veterans - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Boiling Springs church honors World War II veterans - Spartanburg Herald Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
Boiling Springs church honors World War II veteransSpartanburg Herald JournalFrom left to right, William Thacker, Frank Dill, A.J. Wingo and J.D.
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7 WWII Marines laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery - Today's THV

7 WWII Marines laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery - Today's THV | World at War | Scoop.it
Today's THV7 WWII Marines laid to rest at Arlington CemeteryToday's THV(CNN) -- Seven Marines who were declared missing in action from World War II were finally identified and put to rest Thursday when their remains were buried with full military...
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Long-missing Tulsa WWII Marine to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery - Tulsa World

Long-missing Tulsa WWII Marine to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery - Tulsa World | World at War | Scoop.it
Long-missing Tulsa WWII Marine to be interred at Arlington National CemeteryTulsa Worldbringing him home Second Lt.
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'Sitting on a Powder Keg' Germany's WWII Duds Get Deadlier - Spiegel Online

'Sitting on a Powder Keg' Germany's WWII Duds Get Deadlier - Spiegel Online | World at War | Scoop.it
Spiegel Online'Sitting on a Powder Keg' Germany's WWII Duds Get DeadlierSpiegel OnlineBut it only pays for the disposal of munitions that once belonged to the Third Reich, not for Allied bombs -- although shells, antitank rocket launchers, grenades...
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British soldier killed during WWII is finally laid to rest nine years after ... - Daily Mail

British soldier killed during WWII is finally laid to rest nine years after ... - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
Daily MailBritish soldier killed during WWII is finally laid to rest nine years after ...Daily MailBritish soldier killed during WWII is finally laid to rest nine years after his remains were found in unmarked field.
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Washington Marine missing from WWII identified - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Washington Marine missing from WWII identified - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) | World at War | Scoop.it
Washington Marine missing from WWII identifiedSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)A Washington man was among seven Marines, missing in action from World War II, whose bodies have just been identified. Marine Corps 1st Lt.
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Officer prepped pilots for missions - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Officer prepped pilots for missions - Sarasota Herald-Tribune | World at War | Scoop.it
Officer prepped pilots for missionsSarasota Herald-TribuneNorfolk, Va., native Albert Kaplan was in his second year at Virginia Tech when he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942.
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95-year-old WWII vet recalls D-Day, fighting in France - Allentown Morning Call

95-year-old WWII vet recalls D-Day, fighting in France - Allentown Morning Call | World at War | Scoop.it
95-year-old WWII vet recalls D-Day, fighting in FranceAllentown Morning Callexclude: Select a date range. this week, past 30 days, past 3 months, past year. Create a custom date range. From: To: Home > Lehigh Valley News > Lehigh Valley News.
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WWII vets reminisce on missions - The Detroit News

WWII vets reminisce on missions - The Detroit News | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII vets reminisce on missionsThe Detroit News"It's a complicated job you had to do," said Jones, 91, who flew 50 missions with the 483rd Bombardment Group of the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II.
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Clyde E. Lassen home honors two POWs - St. Augustine Record

Clyde E. Lassen home honors two POWsSt. Augustine RecordRoser spent 10 months in Stalag Luft IV in what was then Prussia. Because his father never spoke of his experiences, Richard did his own research about this camp.
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‘WWII & NYC,’ at the New-York Historical Society

‘WWII & NYC,’ at the New-York Historical Society | World at War | Scoop.it
“WWII & NYC” at the New-York Historical Society looks at how the conflict affected city residents.
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City will honor WWII veterans, and record their stories - Milford Mirror

City will honor WWII veterans, and record their storiesMilford MirrorThe city plans to honor World War II veterans in a special ceremony at City Hall Nov. 10, starting at 3 p.m..
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Bletchley Park: Home of British Code Breakers in World War II - Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Bletchley Park: Home of British Code Breakers in World War II - Yahoo! Sports (blog) | World at War | Scoop.it
Yahoo! Sports (blog)Bletchley Park: Home of British Code Breakers in World War IIYahoo!
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Somerville Honors Three WWII Veterans This Weekend - Patch.com

Somerville Honors Three WWII Veterans This Weekend - Patch.com | World at War | Scoop.it
Somerville Honors Three WWII Veterans This WeekendPatch.comPeter Fantasia, 96, who still resides in the same Boston Street home he lived in when he entered World War II, served as a medic in Europe with the 26th Infantry Division.
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Planeview classmates to celebrate 60th high school reunion | Wichita Eagle

Planeview classmates to celebrate 60th high school reunion | Wichita Eagle | World at War | Scoop.it
They were small-town kids and farmers’ children brought together by war, plunked in a hastily made city and made inseparable by the bonds of friendship.
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FalkeEins - the Luftwaffe blog: I./SKG 10 - first Luftwaffe unit in action ...

FalkeEins - the Luftwaffe blog: I./SKG 10 - first Luftwaffe unit in action ... | World at War | Scoop.it
While strictly speaking I./SKG 10 was not a fighter or even a night fighter unit, the Fw 190 G-8s of the Gruppe were the first Luftwaffe 'fighters' in action over Normandy on 6 June 1944. Gruppenkommandeur Major Kurt ...
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Jeffersonville students learn about WWII from 90-year-old veteran - WDRB

Jeffersonville students learn about WWII from 90-year-old veteran - WDRB | World at War | Scoop.it
Jeffersonville students learn about WWII from 90-year-old veteranWDRBLOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- An 8th grade class at Parkview Middle School in Jeffersonville received a first-hand account of World War II on Wednesday from veteran Bob Oaks.
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Last surviving US Navy doctor on Omaha Beach during D-Day invasion of World ... - Washington Post

Last surviving US Navy doctor on Omaha Beach during D-Day invasion of World ...Washington PostGREENSBORO, Ga.
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