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February 12, 2012

Daily Progress
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The high literacy rate among soldiers in that conflict resulted in a strikingly rich, eyewitness accounting of what was felt and endured at


Review: History: The Emperor’s Irish Slaves – Prisoners of the Japanese ...
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Timothy Kenneally was only following orders. Like all Allied servicemen were supposed to, in March 1943 he attempted escape from a Japanese


World War II vet recalls Normandy invasion | abc13.com
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Victor Lee Mackool's life has swung a wide arc from the World War II European Theater -- where he survived savage fighting and witnessed the


Ori Gersht: This Storm is What we Call Progress at the Imperial War Muse...
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In his first major solo show in the UK, Israeli-born, London-based artist Ori Gersht presents films and photography exploring the personal a


Civil War art exhibit opens today
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“Impressions of the Civil War in Missouri,” an exhibit with paintings and sketches by artist Dan Woodward, will open with a reception from


Eagle Scout restores World War II cannon in Exeter | SeacoastOnline.com
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EXETER — Stephen Tatarczuk didn't know George Leonard Smith.


Civil War wreck near Fort Fisher to get anniversary attention
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A coalition of local historians and archaeologists is banding together to celebrate the heritage of a Civil War blockade runner.


World War II bomb found on NT beach
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A WORLD War II-era bomb has been found opposite a pub on a beach in Darwin.


The Daily Advance
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Overcoming obstacles. If there's one theme that runs through the life of Andrew “Salt” Williams, it would be overcoming obstacles, say h


Nanaimo News Bulletin - Military Museum sets up in new home
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NANAIMO – Vancouver Island Military Museum prepares new home in downtown Nanaimo to show historic military artifacts.


Wide-ranging Civil War items on exhibit at Filson Society
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One of the key displays in the Civil War exhibit at the Filson Historical Society features a huge fire pumper made of brass, copper and wo


Civil War Monument site slated for improvements » Local News » Newbu...
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GEORGETOWN — Members of the Veterans of Foreign War and American Legion are working with the Highway Department on plans to improve the area


Suspected Civil War-era explosive found in NC packs punch; Pamlico Count...
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NEW BERN, N.C. - A military bomb squad has taken a Civil War-era explosive found in North Carolina waters


Sumner to get Civil War artifacts grant
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The historic Douglass-Clark house, currently being renovated to serve as a trail head for the future Station Camp Greenway, will also be g


Bard brings songs of the Civil War
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Musican and storyteller Bobby Horton knows a thing or two about the Civil War. He even helped out on the musical front when director Ken Bur


Joe Rosier one-man shows look at Civil War greats
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Go back in time for two nights of historical drama when local playwright and actor Joe Rosier portrays two famous Civil War generals: Robert


Civil War history comes alive in cemetery searches
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A statewide history project aims to bring communities and schools together by having students research Civil War veterans buried in their lo


Book explores handaxes from the early Paleolithic Asia
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Ex-envoy to Cameroon summoned in CNK case · Lee accepts senior aide?s resignation offer · US to raise trade, rights, and Syria with China VP


Treasure island: Saxon gold hoard revealed by amateur prospector
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Caroline Alexander's highly readable, 239-page coffee-table book, 'Lost Gold of the Dark Ages,' is filled with contemporary photographs, m


Iron Age, Satavahana era remnants found in AP: Archaeologists
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A series of 20 megalithic burial cairn circles have been reported on a hillock in Madugula village of Mahabubnagar region.


Archaeology: Acropolis of forgotten kingdom uncovered - Turkey - ANSAMed.it
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Archaeology: Acropolis of forgotten kingdom uncovered, Thanks to Italian excavations in southern Cappadocia, , Turkey, Ansa


German soldiers preserved in World War I shelter discovered after nearly...
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Twenty-one German soldiers entombed in a perfectly preserved World War One shelter have been discovered 94 years after they were killed.


60 years of sea cadets memorabilia lost in fire
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A sea cadet group has lost its trophies, uniforms and memorabilia in a fire.Loughborough Sea Cadets' base in Beeches Road, in the town,


U.S.-Dakota War exhibit raises issues
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97-year-old Hakka photographer gets published - CNA ENGLISH NEWS
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Taipei, Feb. 8 (CNA) A 97-year-old Hakka photographer published his first book of photographs Wednesday, thanks to a project launched by the


Soyuz spacecraft put on display at The Museum of Flight
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Multimedia - Photo Galleries | New London and southeastern Connecticut |...
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While docked at the Wadawanuck Club in Stonington borough engineers Robin Littlefield, left, and Amy Kukulya, right, of the Woods Hole Ocean


Historian uncovers Townsville mutiny - World - NZ Herald News
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New evidence has emerged of a mutiny by black American troops based in Townsville during World War II as racial tensions exploded into excha


New Virginia ‘battle app’ for Android, iPhone
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Fredericksburg, Virginia: The news and information source for the Fredericksburg, Virginia area.


Museum exhibit on Nazi mastermind's capture provides rare glimpse of Isr...
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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lifting a half-century veil of secrecy, Israel's Mossad spy agency is opening its archive this week to reveal th


Local artist creating a buzz with World War II art | WWLP.com
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A local artist is generating some buzz with his latest piece. Aaron Wood displayed his World War II propaganda posters Thursday night at th


French railroad hands over WWII-era archives | JTA - Jewish & Israel...
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SNCF, the French national railroad, has handed over digital copies of hits World War II-era archives.


Civil War Trust, NPS to announce Virginia battlefield preservation effort
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MIDDLETOWN, Va. - The Civil War Trust is teaming up with the state of Virginia and the National Park Service to preserve 77 acres on the Ced


Experts discount Viking axe find
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An axe head found under a hedge in Slimbridge back garden is not a Viking find according to archaeologists.


Old mortar bombs found in Canberra bush
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DEFENCE will destroy four unexploded mortar bombs found in an area of Canberra bushland near the Australian War Memorial.


Ancient Fortress Proof 'Hill of Jonah' Was Inhabited
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Remains of thick stone walls uncovered recently atop a hill in Israel — where tradition says the prophet Jonah was buried — indicate the sit


Military museum seeks hundreds of stolen wartime relics
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Many were relics paid for with the blood of Canadian veterans: hundreds of medals and other military artifacts stolen from a Calgary war mus


English Heritage slams plan to demolish World War II Sutton Coldfield ma...
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An objection by English Heritage may prevent Royal Mail from demolishing a historic Sutton Coldfield sorting office built by the American fo


Famed airmen visit Northgate; Students learn 'Red Tails' more than a mov...
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147 Photos of Hawaii's Vietnam War Heroes Still Needed
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Officials are renewing their call for photos of Hawaii servicemen and women killed in the Vietnam War.


Two war films are February's dark dazzlers - UPI.com
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For your top movie dates in February, Jennifer Merin recommends two war movies, "In Darkness" and "Return." They're not sweet Valentine's Da


Story of family holiday plunged into war told in book
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The story of a family holiday plunged into war all seen through the eyes of an eight-year-old has been published.


Missouri State Historical Society offers tour of Civil War exhibit Satur...
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The guided tour features original artifacts and offers visitors the opportunity learn about Missouri's Civil War history.


Wide-ranging Civil War items on exhibit at Filson Society
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One of the key displays in the Civil War exhibit at the Filson Historical Society features a huge fire pumper made of brass, copper and wo


KIOWA COUNTY COLLECTORS: Galen Nichols and his Civil War treasures
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It says a lot about a collector when a Civil War drum isn’t the oldest or most interesting piece in their collection.


Museum to screen film about World War II pilot - Hawaii News - Honolulu ...
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Hawaii has had a long relationship with Chinese aviation, beginning with the first pilot's license in the islands being issued to a local Ch


War memories and tales of courage | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online
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Manila Bulletin Online aims to deliver breaking news from the Philippines and across the globe with the top information on the latest storie


World War II Vet Recalls Normandy Invasion
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Victor Lee Mackool's life has swung a wide arc from the World War II European Theater — where he survived savage fighting and witnessed the


Moving forward with plans for Black Watch memorial - Local Headlines - F...
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MEMBERS of the Angus Black Watch Association are leading from the front in the campaign to create a fitting monument in memory of thousands


Stocktrek Images Reveals New Collection of Classic Warbird Photography
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Stocktrek Images, the well-known online stock photography agency based in Orlando, Florida, revealed its new collection of classic warbird a


The Great Illusion of Gettysburg
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How a re-creation of its most famous battle helped erase the meaning of the Civil War."No person…


Civil War show brings out the big gun » Local News » The Daily Citiz...
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Don’t worry. The big cannon pointed towards Dalton at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center won’t be raining shells down on t


Missouri man is son of Civil War vet
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POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Only a few people alive in the United States today can say their father was a Civil War soldier. David Demmy Sr., execu


Richmond Times-Dispatch
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With the steady hands of a surgeon, architectural conservator Chris Mills slowly unveils history one painstaking step at a time. His goals a


Judge rules against explorers in treasure dispute
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(02-01) 09:40 PST Tampa, Fla. (AP) -- An attorney for the Spanish government said a federal judge's ruling Tuesday means Florida deep-sea ex


National Museum USAF displays formerly classified reconnaissance satellites
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Military, government and industry officials gathered Jan. 26 to officially place three formerly classified reconnaissance satellites on publ


New Fences Block Access To U.S.-Mexico Border Monuments
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Hundreds of miles of new fencing has been built along the U.S.-Mexico Border. But some historic monuments that mark the exact boundary are b



Joseph Doyon writes a war memoir for the ages
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The most comprehensive coverage of local news, Sports News, Business, People, Politics and entertainment. View hourly Oregon weather updates


Cabin Creekwood Offers Opportunity to Stay in a Real Civil War Cabin
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History buffs and Civil War Enthusiasts can now stay in an authentic Civil War cabin that was built by a Confederate Soldier. Waynesboro, VA


Photos Of Vietnam Heroes Needed From Minnesota
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WASHINGTON DC (KDAL) - The people of the state of Minnesota suffered among the greatest number of losses in the Vietnam War, sacrificing 1,0


Photos of Washington Vietnam War veterans needed for The Wall - Auburn R...
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The people of the state of Washington suffered among the greatest number of losses in the Vietnam War, sacrificing 1,049 service-men and wom


Old WWII Planes Become A Canvas For Artists @PSFK
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Eric Firestone is showcasing his latest project -- aircrafts painted by 30 different talents -- at the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson


Fearsome warrior chief's art reveals a visionary - National - NZ Herald ...
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The art of Hongi Hika - a warrior chief remembered for his devastating use of musket warfare - is on show at Toi Ngapuhi, an exhibition whic


Indian war veteran donates Korean War photos
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A retired general in India has presented a collection of rare photographs and news clippings about Indian troops in the Korean War to the Ko


Real Tuskegee Airmen Helped 'Red Tails' Take Flight : NPR
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George Lucas, the executive producer of the World War II saga, said he wanted the movie to be about heroes. So, he brought them in. Actual T


A new photography exhibition offers diverse narratives on the subject of...
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A two-month celebration of photography featuring the work of a diverse group of shutterbugs, The South Through Eight Lenses and a Code at Th


Exhibit on U.S. concentration camps on display at uptown church
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The patriotic chest-beating that accompanied the start of the wars with Iraq and Afghanistan remember “American Fries” struck an unexpected


An Asian Perspective on World War II
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“My Way” director Kang Je-kyu on the appeal of kinship, an Asian view of World War II and why he doesn’t want his next project to be another


Studio 1219 seeking images for war mural
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Studio 1219 is undertaking a monumental task: creating a mural the size of Picasso’s famous Guernica -- roughly 11 feet by 25 feet.


Exciting New Art Exhibit Opens Saturday January 28 At The Pima Air &...
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Exciting New Art Exhibit Opens Saturday January 28 At The Pima Air & Space Museum - Artistic Tucson


ASU center ensures access to archaeological data that otherwise may be lost
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The ASU Center for Digital Antiquity contains the world's largest repository of worldwide archaeology data. A new grant from the Andrew W. M


1864 map of Atlanta is on display in Civil War exhibit
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Included in the Civil War display running through Tuesday at the McDuffie Museum is one of only a handful of known maps used by the Federal


Jacksonville Public Library hosts Civil War program | jacksonville.com
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Dan Schafer, professor emeritus of history at the University of North Florida will present "With Musket and Bayonet: How Blacks in Nort


World War II vet to receive Bronze Star 68 years after service 
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Arno Heller knows a thing or two about belated recognition. As a German immigrant who came to the United States in 1939, enlisting in the A


PressZoom.com - Global News Service - News and Press Release Distribution
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PressZoom.com is a global news service. Clients can submit their news and press releases at no cost. PressZoom works close with public relat


Guided snowshoe treks along Ottawa River mark War of 1812 bicentennial
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OTTAWA - The Canadian War Museum is hosting snowshoe treks with a historical twist.... - Latest News - Winnipeg Free Press.


Historic flag of War of 1812 flies again - Windsor - CBC News
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The Tecumseh Flag, said to have covered the dead Chief Tecumseh in 1812, will be unveiled in Windsor in February and remain on display until


Sec. of State Kemp Announces Civil War Exhibit at the Georgia Capitol
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The Georgia Archives Division of the Secretary of State’s Office and the Georgia Capitol Museum collaborated on producing the new exhibition


Rare photos reveal how Hitler lived in luxury
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Adolf Hitler’s lavish home life is revealed for the first time.


10th Mountain veterans wow museum crowd | VailDaily.com
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VAIL, Colorado — For the length of a song, Earl Clark and Dick Over were in their 20s again, loaded down with gear and equipment, ready to s


OH Buffalo Soldier honored in Congressional Record
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(01-25) 09:55 PST WASHINGTON, CA (AP) -- An Ohio member of the black U.S. Army troops known as Buffalo Soldiers has been honored in the Cong


Huntington acquires trove of Lincoln, Civil War telegrams, codes
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A long-unknown, 150-year-old trove of handwritten ledgers and calfskin-covered code books that give a potentially revelatory glimpse into bo


Seasoned veteran Edward Colucci recalls moments of World War II
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Growing up on Newberry Avenue in Dongan Hills, McKee HS grad grew up quickly during European deployment STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - DONGAN HILL


Surprise! Oak Forest man finally gets his World War II medals - Southtow...
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Fred Niekamp served in World War II and raised eight kids with his wife Betsy. But his daughter Peggy Forthman knew the Oak Forest man would


A belated 'thank you': World War II veteran decorated 67 years later - T...
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Rep. Bruce Braley congratulates World War II Army veteran Zane Thorpe, 89, who received seven military service medals (one of which he is ho


Free online search for medieval military ancestors newly available
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A new online database containing 205,000 service records of soldiers who fought in the Hundred Years War between 1369 and 1453 is now availa


WWI Sailor Awarded Purple Heart 96 Years Later | Military.com
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On a grey winter’s day along the coast of New Hampshire, recognition for sacrifice came to a local man nearly 100 years after he perished ab


Underwater archaeology: Hunt for the ancient mariner : Nature News &...
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Armed with high-tech methods, researchers are scouring the Aegean Sea for the world's oldest shipwrecks.


Stolen WWII boat to be returned
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A fishing boat stolen for a dramatic escape during World War II is to be returned to Norway from Scotland.


Protection sought for Revolutionary War sites
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Fredericksburg, Virginia: The news and information source for the Fredericksburg, Virginia area.


War of 1812 'Tecumseh flag' a buried treasure
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WINDSOR, Ont. -- Folded up, in a concrete bunker nicknamed “the fort” in the bowels of Windsor’s tiny museum, is an incredible piece of Cana


New Civil War exhibit to highlight 40th annual Lincoln Shrine Open House...
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As part of its ongoing commemoration of the American Civil War, on Feb. 5 the Lincoln Memorial Shrine in Redlands will unveil a new exhibit


'Out of Rubble' and 'Windows and Mirrors': Art exhibitions weigh U.S. ro...
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The ongoing American involvement in Middle Eastern and Afghanistan conflicts is the topic of two exhibitions that feature prominently in the


University of Delaware announces Civil War exhibition
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The University of Delaware has announced a new exhibit titled "A State Divided: Delaware During the Civil War," which will run unt


News Sentinel readers share their Civil War stories
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My great-grandfather, James Polk Byrne, was born in what is now Putnam County in 1842. He and two of his brothers, Robert and George, enlist


New book focuses on Andrew Johnson during Civil War, Reconstruction
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Just weeks after federal troops took over Tennessee's Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Andrew Johnson arrived in Nashville as the state's milit


Pasadena woman recalls a WWII journey
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menafn: Pasadena woman recalls a WWII journey Feb 03, 2012 (Pasadena Sun - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- During Worl


Indian artist seeking war memories for exhibition
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An Indian artist wants to hear from people who have memories or stories to share about Wandsworth during WWI and WWII for a special exhibiti


St Andrean recalls Holocaust horror - Dunfermline and West Fife - Fife T...
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A WELL-known St Andrews woman, who survived the Holocaust during World War Two, has unveiled a special artwork commemorating the victims.


Traveling Civil War exhibit adds 2 panels about West Tennessee on NWTNT...
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JACKSON (AP) — A traveling exhibit about the Civil War has been enlarged to include two new panels about West Tennessee.Published in The Mes


Exhibit tells Albany brothers' Civil War stories
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ALBANY(AP) -- A new exhibit at an Albany museum examines the role of medicine on both the home front and the battlefield during the Civil Wa



The Progress News: Howard recalls service during World War II
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Howard recalls service during World War II Saturday, February 04, 2012. By Terry Whetstone Staff Writer COALPORT - The year was 1941, and 22


Council's £3.5m bid for Civil War Centre
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NEWARK and Sherwood District Council is bidding for £3.5 million of Lottery funding to create a National Civil War Centre.The council hop


National World War II Museum expansion enters Delord Sarpy House turf
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Archaeologists search for traces of the house, an early landmark on the Uptown side of Canal Street


World War II Comes Alive on Battleship 'Iowa'
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Until recently, the US.S. Iowa -- "The Big Stick" -- was moldering in Suisun Bay, but for a short time, visitors can get a close-up look in


NJ museum finds recording of Otto von Bismarck
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For the first time, 21st-century audiences are able to hear the voice of Otto von Bismarck, one of the 19th century's most important figures


INDEPENDENT online
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A rare World War II gun was recently transported by Express Trailers from the UK in support of Fondazzjon Wirt Artna who is the new owner of


Fayetteville man has an unusual hobby: Digging up World War I history
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Ralph Whitehead and others in an international group search for artifacts and history by digging up old trenches. He has helped identify the


Phuong Nga debuted in Russian film on Vietnam War - Lifestyle - TuoiTreNews
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A Russian TV drama on the Vietnam War starring Miss Vietnam in Russia 2007 Truong Ho Phuong Nga will be screened on Russian channel NTV this


Tragedy in the air: Stunning black and white pictures on board Yankee Pa...
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LIFE photojournalist Larry Burrows captured human emotion and the plight of a troop of American soldiers as they made a deadly mission on Ma


Corcoran presents photographs of the Civil War from the Collection of Ju...
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B WASHINGTON, DC.- /B This winter, the a href= http://www.corcoran.org target= _blank Corcoran Gallery of Art /a presents Shadows of H


Pacific, Missouri recognizes Civil War heritage | ksdk.com
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By Alex Fees. Franklin County, MO (KSDK) - A Franklin County town is among the first in eastern Missouri to recognize its Civil War heritage



Statue Of Confederate Army General Vandalized
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A statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate Army General and leader of the Ku Klux Klan has been vandalized in South Nashville and Metro


State makes progress on $75 million joint museum project
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After a decade of anticipation, the state is moving forward to develop a $75 million joint Wisconsin Historical and Veterans


February 4, 2012

Bellevue Veteran's Story as World War II POW Featured at Book Signings
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James Keefe III will sign copies of 'Two Gold Coins and a Prayer,' the gripping tale of his father's experiences as a World War II POW in St


Thief steals WWI rifles from American Legion
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A thief stole three World War I relics from a South Daytona American Legion Post.


Fortress is closed for 2012 season
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    LEAD HILL, Ark. — The Ozark Medieval Fortress, which opened to the public in May 2010, has been closed indefinitely for financial reason


Family search for history behind WW1 photo - Chronicle News - News - Chr...
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MISSING details about the lives of these First World War heroes could hold the key to a woman’s family history.


Refighting Dien Bien Phu: Vietnamese develop a winning video tribute
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New game follows in General Vo Nguyen Giap's footsteps with the viewpoint of a Vietminh soldier


Gravestone ensures Civil War nurse won’t be forgotten | hub.gmnews.com |...
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“There were some official women who were Civil War nurses, but they were few and far between. Most of the nursing corps was nongovernment en


WW II Then and Now: Serving in the Pacific
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Joseph Knight Jr. survived multiple World War II invasions, as well as two typhoons, during his service aboard a landing ship in the Pacif


War blossoms into art: Ori Gersht at the Imperial War Museum – in pictures
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This Storm Is What We Call Progress is a new exhibition of work by the Israeli-born artist Ori Gersht at Imperial War Museum, London


Businessman in court battle with Kent County Council over access to wart...
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A  businessman who has forked out £200,000 on the site of a Second World War hospital next to the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le Fer


The Media Line
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A readable history of the pivotal battles fought over the Holy Land. Holy Wars: 3000 Years of Battles in the Holy Land By Gary L. Rashba Cas


Former shipmates return to see Laffey go home
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Known as "the ship that would not die," the Laffey will return home to Patriots Point this week. The World War 2 destroyer has been in repai


Corcoran exhibit helps viewers picture the horrors of the Civil War
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Julia J. Norrell wants viewers of her “Shadows of History: Photographs of the Civil War” at the Corcoran to learn about the costs of such st


World War II pilots
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Was it simply a coincidence that seven young men living along a 7.4 mile stretch of road, currently known as KK, south of Fair Grove, ended


World War II Russian attack plane arrives at Port of Tacoma | The Biz Bu...
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The only remaining flying example of the most prolifically produced plane in history, a World War II Russian IL-2 attack plane, arrived this


A Testament From Guatemala's War Years
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As Guatemala brings genocide charges against a former military leader, Jean-Marie Simon prepares to reissue her seminal book of photographs


Avast, me hearties! Pirate museum opens
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Visitors takes self-guided tours but encounter and interact with colorfully costumed actors portraying buccaneers. McLean was as excited ab


Kansas City, DC in tug-of-war over World War I honors
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Congress will squabble over just about everything anymore, it seems, even where to honor the soldiers and sailors of World War I:


Three dead as Philippine cops try to defuse bomb
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A mortar shell exploded while policemen attempted to defuse it. -AFP


JFK tapes show he worried about re-election, Vietnam – This Just In - CN...
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Shortly before his death in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was worried about how he would come across to young voters at the 1964 Democrati


Former colonial soldiers in Mozambique hope for pensions - Times LIVE
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Paulo Salazar served on a Portuguese warship during Mozambique's long liberation war, leaving him stranded on the wrong side of history.


Spanish Families Unearth Their Civil War Dead | The Jakarta Globe
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Gerena, Spain. The old people of the village still remember hearing the screams and gunshots through the olive trees of the cemetery one eve


New signs erected to guide visitors to Civil War panels
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Fourteen red, white and gray signs marking the route of the Gray Ghosts Trail driving tour through Fulton have been erected here.


World court upholds German immunity in Nazi cases  | ajc.com
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The U.N.'s highest court confirmed Friday that Germany has legal immunity from being sued in foreign courts by vict


B92 - News - Around 98,000 victims of Bosnian war registered so far
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Latest Serbia news in English, latest Kosovo news in English, Serbian economy news, Serbian businees news, Serbian politics news, Balkan reg


Football Shaped by Military : Discovery News
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The military played a major role in turning football from an elite college sport into an American pastime.


Exhibit on Terrorism and Espionage to Open at Tampa Bay History Center
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"Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America" will open on Saturday, Feb. 4.


Charlie Chenier: Opelousas' own Tuskegee Airman
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Charlie Chenier proudly holds up the Congressional Medal he received about three years ago in honor of his service with the 332nd Fighter Gr


World War II Anti Aircraft Gun displayed at Fort Rinella - Gozo News.Com
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A World War II 3.7inch Heavy Anti-Aircraft Gun has been acquired by Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna through financial assistance received from Bank o


Feeding Civil War
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A study by two economists finds a link between U.S. food aid and civil war.


Bizarre, Unexplained Marine Colonel 'Suicides' What the Hell's Going on?...
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What explains the tendency of 'full-bird' colonels in the Marine Corps to commit suicide when they are at the pinnacle of a spotless career?


Disney-fied WW II American war effort at state museum
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A special exhibit featuring rarely seen animated short films from the World War II era will be on display at the state museum in Lansing thi


Vintage rifles offer shooters’ challenge
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Life: Vintage rifles offer shooters’ challenge | rifle, rifles, vintage, standing, fire, marksmanship, shooting, match, line, generation



Civil War Initiatives Continue at the GCC/Lima With Spring Lecture Seri...
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The Lima Campus Center of Genesee Community College is pleased to announce the continuation of the Civil War Initiative commemorating the 15


Going medieval: Park Christian students learn history the old-fashioned ...
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MOORHEAD – It’s good to be king. Or queen. But a serf? Probably not. Just ask Courtney Nepstad, a member of the Justinian dynastic line.


Grounded military planes, nose cones soar again at Tucson boneyard as art
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TUCSON, Ariz. - Eric Firestone was haunted by Tucson's boneyard, the place where old government planes went to die.


| Missouri News Horizon
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After more than 65 years, three Jefferson City veterans of World War II have received France's highest award for s


Bid to smuggle antique weapons to Ukraine foiled
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Rawalpindi: The attempt to transport antique weapons to Ukraine was foiled by the officials of the customs, the customs sources said.The w .


Duxbury Historical Society letters featured by Library of Congress
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A collection of Civil War letters in the archives of the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society has been featured by the Library of Congress


Civil War Memorial To Be Unveiled At Juneteenth - Southern Maryland News...
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After years of dedication by a local volunteer group, the United States Colored Troops Memorial Monument will become a reality this year. Th


University of Florida News – Smathers exhibit examines Lincoln, Civil War
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The George A. Smathers Libraries will host a major national traveling exhibit, “Lincoln, the Constitution and the Civil


Documentary features letters between Iowans during Civil War
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A filmmaker and Iowa native shares what he calls 'the great American story' in his award-winning documentary, 'Love and Valor.' Charlie La


Long trip home for WWII dog tag - Omaha.com
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WWII dog tag found in Indonesia finds way back to man's survivors in Cairo, Neb.


Wiltshire's war memorials audited
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An audit of all the war memorials across Wiltshire is to be carried out to ensure their preservation.


Wartime tower to be transformed into museum
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A RURAL wartime relic near Ringwood is to be transformed into a museum.


New book celebrates HMS Ark Royal's heritage - Features - Lifestyle - Jo...
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SOMETIMES you can tell what a person thinks as much as by what they don’t say as what they do say. Lieutenant Commander Alastair Graham fall


Battleship Missouri guns may retire on Eastern Shore | HamptonRoads.com ...
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Alan Stanz became the visitor services manager at a wildlife refuge on the Eastern Shore in August 2009. He knew the difference between a re


San Gabriel Mission archaeological excavation unearths 20K artifacts | a...
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An archaeological excavation near the San Gabriel Mission unearthed more than 20,000 19th century artifacts.


Listing bid for Second World War pillboxes wins unanimous support
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TWO PILLBOXES which have survived in Falmouth and stand as a tribute to the fallen of the Second World War should be protected, councillors


Remains of Portsmouth warship on display in Denmark - Defence - The News
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LAUNCHED from Portsmouth 227 years ago, she was one of the biggest warships in the Royal Navy at the time.


The News & Advance
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Then there was one. This week’s collapse of a Civil War-era tobacco warehouse on Dunbar Drive has thrust a spotlight on another Lynchburg bu


World's Only Civil War Manned Balloon Takes to the Air in Summer 2012
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MUMFORD, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 2, 2012) - In late 1861, Virginia residents were shocked to see a manned balloon rise on the horizon, directi


Former Civil War hospital in Va to be demolished | Lake Wylie Pilot - La...
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A Civil War-era warehouse in Lynchburg will be torn down after part of the structure collapsed.


Civil War-era cannonball found on Governors Island
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Talk about a possible “boom” for tourism!


£12b sunken loot could be found by new technology
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Archaeologist discovers two sunken WWI fighters containing bullion worth...
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Neil Cunningham-Dobson, 55, was at the controls as the World War II cargo ship SS Gairsoppa and the World War I steamer SS Mantola were disc


Richmond Times-Dispatch
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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced a $4 million grant to add more than 300 acres at Glendale National Cemetery.


Deal to Salvage Britain’s Victory May Yield Richest Trove
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The wreck of the warship Victory has been a topic of public debate in Britain because documents suggest it carried gold coins that today cou


Treasure hunter claims he found torpedoed World War II ship that was car...
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PORTLAND, Maine — A treasure hunter said Wednesday he has located the wreck of a British merchant ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat


Viking axe head discovered
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A Viking axe head found in a Gloucestershire village could be evidence of a battle more than 1,100 years ago, according to archaeologists.


World War I memories revived with moving Far, Far from Ypres at Celtic C...
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Review: Scottish folk legends such as Barbara Dickson and Dick Gaughan gathered together at the weekend to perform an array of songs connect


Tour of Duty: Eight Boyd brothers served nation in WWII, Korea
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BERGMAN — George Boyd, 87, knows patriotism. He was fifth in a line of seven Boyd brothers to march from the Boyd homeplace near Norfork int


Patton’s boots part of Chennault museum exhibit
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A pair of Gen. George Patton’s boots will be on display at Chennault Military and Aviation Museum through March 3.


Thrift store book leads family to discover Vietnam secret
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Private First Class James M. Vielbaum wasn't shot by the Vietcong on January 31, 1968. He was killed by friendly fire.


Briggs recalls life of service to God and country - Elizabethton Star
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Photo by Jason Mullins - C.W. Briggs of Stoney Creek served in the United States Army for two decades. During his time in the service, Brigg


Vintage bombs probably used as ‘booby trap’: archaeologist
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THE location, arrangement and the number of bombs found on the coastline of Kawit Island could have been part of the tactical defense of the


Uniform from War of 1812 comes to light during inventory at Potsdam Publ...
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POTSDAM -- A uniform from the War of 1812 has come to light during an inventory at the Potsdam Public Museum. It had been donated to the mus


British naval hero's sword found on wreck - UPI.com
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A British diver says he found artifacts belonging to naval hero Lord Nelson on a Victorian-era British warship that sank off the coast of L



Photo album rescued from trash a trove of WWII African American life | P...
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Just before Christmas, Deveta Johnson saw something in the trash in Norristown that looked like an old pile of grocery bags.


Civil War themed mural being planned for downtown Shippensburg
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Community members gathered at the Shipwreck Pub last week to discuss a Civil War-themed mural to be painted on the


‘Knights of the Sea’ details Maine sea fight
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“Knights of the Sea” by David Hanna; New American Library, 2012; 288 pages, bibliography and index, $25.95 hardcover list price. A rollickin


Adjutant general’s report full of Civil War info
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Paperwork in the military is nothing new. The “Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Years 1864 and 1865” numbers mor


‘Voyage to Jamestown’ travels in 17th century
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“Voyage to Jamestown: Practical Navigation in the Age of Discovery;” by Robert D. Hicks Naval Institute Press 256 pages $29.95.


Ramkot Fort: Centuries-old Kashmiri heritage site on the verge of destru...
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Slackn­ess from local author­ities has led to the deteri­oratio­n of the 500-year-old fort.


Rare Abraham Lincoln telegraphs now in Pasadena
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A rare collection of Civil War messages between Abraham Lincoln and his generals has just been bought by The Huntington Library.


Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts
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A few miles from where George Custer made his infamous Last Stand against thousands of Sioux and Cheyenne Indians, artifacts dealer Christop


‘Into Sunlight’ a graceful reflection on Vietnam War
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Robin Becker’s “Into Sunlight” is a sweeping survey in dance of the conflicting emotions of those who fought the Vietnam War and those who f


BOOK REVIEW: 'The Military Industrial Complex at 50: Edited by David Swa...
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And I have written extensively on the subject even as I have served for about 14 years in the Regular Army of the United States and the Rese


Grand Blanc author earns "Knights Cross" medal for "No Greater Ally"
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GRAND BLANC  — A Grand Blanc author recently received the “Knights Cross” medal from the government of Poland. Kenneth Koskodan, 43, earned


Modoc War documents go online
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A collection of rarely seen Modoc War records is now available online. The records, which originated mostly as handwritten correspondence in


Archaeologists find missing piece of $5 million 'Armoury' project
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When Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists first explored the Mary Stith lot in 1932, they had no trouble unearthing the footprint of a for


Bannockburn visitor centre planned for 700th anniversary of battle gets ...
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A VISITOR centre to be built at the site of the battle of Bannockburn to commemorate its 700th anniversary has been awarded funding of almos


Royal Marines official War Artist Andrew Miller captures the drama and p...
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Paintings and sketches compiled by Andrew Miller during his five-week embed in Helmand Province have gone on display at Plymouth Central Lib


Clan warfare that never ends  - Counties |nation.co.ke
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Wajir has a long history of clan rivalry. In spite of the fact that they all belong to one ethnic group, the Somali


Help Kiribati Stone Warriors Fight, Save it from Sinking | Scoop News
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Kiribati is a nation of around 100,000 people who live on a raised coral island and 33 atolls. It is one of the low-laying islands in the Pa


Ancient walled city, older than Egypt's pyramids, unearthed off Geor...
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(Atlanta) Six hours southeast of Atlanta off the Georgia coast on Sapelo Island, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient wal


N. Zealand recovers severed Maori heads from France
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By Laurent Banguet (AFP) – 1 day ago. PARIS — In a ceremony where music and singing mingled with calls to the spirit of the ancestors, New Z


Tuskegee Airmen attend movie screening in Ontario - ContraCostaTimes.com
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ONTARIO - Eight veteran pilots, part of the distinguished Tuskegee Airmen who battled both racism and the Germans during World War II, helpe


Nashville professors tell of 'Red Tails' heroism
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Tuskegee Airman Herbert Carter flew 77 missions during World War II and crashed landed only once, impressive numbers that challenged those


His house is a museum of prized ancient treasures
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LUDHIANA: A tour through businessman Narinderpal Singh Panesar's house in Gandhi Colony can feel much like going around a museum. Each room


'Covered in glory': Commemorative, antique Civil War quilts featured in ...
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Covered in Glory exhibition. Go & do. What: "Covered By Glory: Civil War Commemorative Quilts". Where: Grout Museum of History


Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society project compiles interviews w...
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Four years of interviewing the people who lived through World War II is coming to a close for the Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society


Traveling art exhibit comes to WV State University to highlight war in A...
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  "Windows and Mirrors" is a traveling art exhibit that marks the decade-long war in Afghanistan. It made a stop at West Virginia State U


Remembering Polish citizens who rescued Jews during WWII
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A major photo exhibit at Nazareth College will pay tribute to those in Poland who helped the Jews.


New York State Military Museum Announces New Video Highlighting Conserva...
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The New York State Military Museum offers a glimpse into the early stages of the Civil War and famed Union hero, Colonel Elmer Ellsworth wit


Federal judge orders Boston College to release more Irish Republican Arm...
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Critics of the ruling say it could endanger people's lives and lead to criminal problems for Gerry Adams (pictured), the president of Si


Former refugee describes flight from Vietnam with 6 children: Tales of t...
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Beginning in 2009, in stolen moments between lattes and Americanos, Bong Dunn wrote by hand, in her native Vietnamese, a 271-page account o


Outer Banks center seeks Civil War, Roanoke Island memorabilia
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MANTEO, N.C. (AP) - The Outer Banks History Center is seeking letters, diaries, photographs and artifacts of from the Civil War for an exhib


Salute To Veterans: Man faced rough seas during Navy time
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SEAFORD -- There were times the sea rolled in the 1940s, when William Lee Simpson was a young man, new to the U.S. Navy, homesick and seasic


British arms maker 'mulling closure of historic dockyard'
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(AFP) – 2 days ago. LONDON — British arms manufacturer BAE Systems said it was reviewing its warship business but refused to comment on a ne


World War II veterans recall highlights of duty, hope to be included on ...
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When soldiers returned from the battlefronts of World War II, there were few parades and few perks, and housing was


World War II bombs discovered in SRP site
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Workers of a private firm yesterday found 10 World War II vintage bombs during an excavation in the shores of Kawit Island in the South Ro


A Midair Courtship: Tuskegee's Historic Love Story - Jackson News Story ...
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TUSKEGEE, Alabama (CNN) -- Herbert Carter and Mildred Hemmons had no time for dating in the early months of 1942. ...    Monday, January 23,


Project gives Civil War items new life
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TULLAHOMA -- Every family has a history, and as Tennessee observes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War over the nest few years, state arc


HMS Victory wreck could be raised
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A British warship could be raised after lying under the sea for more than 300 years.


Holocaust Museum: Jewish World War II vets drive new exhibit - Skokie Re...
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More than 400 voices are behind the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s forthcoming comprehensive exhibition exploring Americ


Viking king discovery claims
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AN amateur historian from Yorkshire claims to have discovered a new Viking king of York.


Beaumont war hero 'could have been a big star'
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Victor Lee MacKool's life has swung a wide arc from the World War II European Theater - where he survived savage fighting and witnessed


Williamston WWII hero disliked warfare
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Keith Honey was many things - urban planner, educator, athlete, explorer, consummate husband and father. But Honey, who enlisted in the U.



Tuskegee Airmen: New Rochelle man helped make 'Red Tails' history
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When it was over, Edward Dancy spent a few minutes talking to a group of kids about what they'd seen on the big screen at New Roc City's R


How Birdsong creates a replica of first world war's tunnels
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Expert archaeologist helped drama producers make exact model of underground network


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Conservator protects soldier signatures, drawings


Vietnam: The Israelis who fought there
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Documentary centers on the stories of 7 soldiers who describe their experiences fighting in Vietnam, their subsequent move to Israel.


Son of Tuskegee Airman, others weigh in on 'Red Tails' movie
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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Many movies goers in Central Virginia were excited Friday after watching the new movie "Red Tails."


Tuskegee Airmen Honored At 'Red Tails' Screening In Los Angeles (PHOTOS)
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LOS ANGELES -- This week's most noteworthy film screening didn't take place in Hollywood or Beverly Hills. Instead of starlets gliding past


'Red Tails' captures interest of area residents
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Local artist Clint Martin calls 'Red Tails' a movie '69 years in the making.'


'Red Tails': One who lived it sees truth in film | The Portland Press He...
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A local member of the history-making Tuskegee Airmen gives the movie a qualified thumbs-up.


Salute to history: ‘Red Tails’ honors famed Tuskegee Airmen
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Saratoga County, New York daily newspaper covering local, regional, and national news including local sports, horseracing, video and multime


Rare World War I books donated to library in northern Kentucky
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COVINGTON, Ky. - A northern Kentucky library has received a rare series of books on World War I.


Man finds unexploded Korean War bomb during shed clean-up
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A FORMER AFL hard man discovered a live bomb while helping an elderly Bendigo man clean out his dilapidated shed in Victoria.


[Exclusive] US allows import of 86,000 M1 rifles from Korea
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www.koreatimes.co.kr delivers the latest information on all events and stories taking place in Korea.


Korean War vet receives Purple Heart retroactively
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More than six decades after he was wounded in combat during the Korean War , Petoskey resident Gordon Wiitanen has received some federal re


Upstate Korean War veterans receive honors
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A ceremony today will honor 58 Upstate Korean War veterans, who will receive with Certificates of Appreciation signed by the Secretary of


All veterans museum guns found - NewsandSentinel.com | News, Sports, Job...
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PARKERSBURG — With the recovery Tuesday night of four rifles abandoned on the side of Dutch Ridge Road, police said all the guns stolen from


North Alabama Air Force veteran inspired in 1950s to attend Tuskegee Ins...
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Leon Crayton of Hillsboro was inspired by Tuskegee Airmen to attend Tuskegee Institute and join the Air Force in the early 1950s.


'In the Book Of ...' a superb chapter in ASF history
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Although it has been said that the Alabama Shakespeare Festival production 'In the Book Of...' is about immigra?ion, those who see it will q


Considering peace, not war
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Once again The Reach Gallery Museum is introducing local audiences to a world-class artist and works


Germany and Italy 'conspired to protect Second World War massacre perpet...
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German and Italian diplomats conspired to protect the perpetrators of one of the Second World War's most infamous massacre from justice, new


Vietnam War veteran remembers smell of death in jungle
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During his time in Vietnam, Major Wilfork had a job that no one else wanted: body retrieval. It was his job to bring home the bodies that mi


Provincetown museum gets grant to complete flag conservation
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Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum has been awarded a small grant from the Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association to complete the cons


Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search
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Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southe


Interpreting war: The work of the Japanese-American Military Intelligenc...
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In November of 1941 the Japanese-American Military Intelligence Service was first started in the Presidio of San Francisco. There must have


New Cold War Museum Planned For Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie
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Google Google Plus One By Sven Felix Kellerhoff DIE WELT/Worldcrunch BERLIN -- Nowhere did the Cold War burn hotter than in Berlin. And now


Brevard's Tuskegee Airmen share stories about lives as 'Red Tails'
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Local Tuskegee Airmen talk about their experiences with the famous World War II group and about the making of the movie 'Red Tails,' which


Names of fallen heroes of World War One added to Liverpool town hall’s R...
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FAMILIES of Liverpool servicemen who gave their lives fighting for their country in World War One watched their relatives’ names added to a


She saw battle in World War II
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Home: She saw battle in World War II | engelman, war, hospital, liege, world, battle, nurses, didn, germans, three


After 60 years, Korean man meets Birmingham family of Marine who befrien...
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"He helped me a lot. He taught me English. I was 14 and he was 20. He treated me like his own brother," said Changsup C. Hahn speaking of Jo


Button project for Civil War coats underway Museum of the Arkansas Grand...
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A chance meeting and discussion between Civil War re-enactor Dyan Bohnert and Nicholas Reinhart, a staff employee at the Museum of the Arkan


Millinocket vet, 89, gets Purple Heart for World War II service
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MILLINOCKET, Maine — Edwin Waite suffered a leg wound, had several terrifying experiences and gained an enormous sense of pride from his ser



War refugee's life highlighted
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The experiences of a Jewish academic who fled Nazi-controlled Germany to settle in Oxford is the focus of a new exhibition on the city's Wor


Civil War records go online
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Though the Wabash Valley’s Civil War veterans are long gone, many of their letters, documents and photographs remain. Now, many of those rec


Guernsey WWII bunker investigated
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A Guernsey history group investigates a WWII German bunker at Cobo, believed to have been untouched since 1947


Tennessee State Library seeking stories from Korean, Vietnam vets - Eliz...
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For high-fliers only! Former French war machine for sale on the Champs E...
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The ultimate boy's toy is for sale through a Paris Auction house, in the form of this two-tonne 1950's ex-French air force Fouga CM-170 Magi


Veterans turn old uniforms into art form - NorthJersey.com
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Veterans have created programs to aid in their own rehabilitation and integration into society. Among these is Combat Papers, a printmaking


WHS history students seeking honors for black Civil?War soldiers - Welco...
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1/21/2012. WHS history students seeking honors for black Civil War soldiers. Abbey Miller Staff Writer Washington High School students belie


19th century soldiers
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An impressive Civil War exhibit fills the first and second floors of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library during 2012. Weekdays, visit t


What Were the Functions of the Doylestown Armory?
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The History Guy salutes a Doylestown landmark that served both military and civilian uses for 93 years.


Group still collecting stories from veterans
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The national Veterans History Project series of audio and video interviews in the Aiken-Augusta area is starting to wind down, said the coor


St Cuthbert’s banner reproduced after being destroyed in 16th century Re...
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A PROUD symbol of the North East which was destroyed during the Reformation in the 16th century has been reproduced in extraordinary detail.


Australian Maritime Museum locates Royal Charlotte shipwreck - Australia...
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An Australian National Maritime Museum expedition currently taking place on the Coral Sea has located the remains of the India bound ship Ro


Author Q&A: 'The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus'
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Lt. Col. Robert W. Schaefer frames the long, dark Russian-Chechen fight in a new book that provides much needed understanding of the ongoing


French plan 'Napoleonland' theme park which will stage daily reenactment...
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The £180million park planned for outside Paris is expected to create 3,000 jobs and will be built on the site of the Battle of Montereau in


'Red Tail' Pittsburgh Doctor Honored For War Service - Pittsburgh News S...
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PITTSBURGH -- A former fighter pilot in the legendary Tuskegee Airmen of World War II who is still a practicing doctor at age 85 received an


Unexploded World War Two bomb scare at Youth Winter Olympics
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The discovery of an unexploded World War Two bomb forced the postponement of Thursday's medal ceremony at the Winter Youth Olympics in Innsb


The real-life Warhorse: Incredible story of sergeant and his faithful mo...
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While Spielberg's 'War Horse' was adapted from a children's book for the big screen, Sergeant George Thompson and his faithful charge braved


Robert Fisk: Fragments of history rescued from oblivion
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"As I watch, an RAF pilot tries to take off. He roars down the crazy runway. His wings lift him pathetically, then he dives into the water.


TheSpec - Dutifully touring history through soldiers
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Westmount High School teacher decided to take a different approach to Canada’s role in the First World War



Tuskegee Airmen changed attitudes and history in the air and in the mili...
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THE VILLAGES — A group of young African-American men gathered at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama in 1940 with a desire to learn to fly and


'Red Tails' movie recalls memories for Tuskegee airman
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For a couple of hours Tuesday night, Ralph L. Turner sat in a cushy, red recliner at the Palms' Brenden Theatres and thought he was back in


David Beard, Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles director
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Why he's in the news: Beard developed an exhibit, "The Life Atomic: Growing Up In The Shadow Of The A-Bomb," a retrospective o


World War II designed landing craft lands on Maui shoreline
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It looked like a scene out of a World War II movie. A 135-ton landing craft came ashore on the south-side of Maui Tuesday morning but there


CIA Past Of Bangkok's American 'Silk King' Emerges
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BANGKOK -- Forty-five years after vanishing into a jungle without a trace, "Silk King" Jim Thompson remains a daily presence in Th


1940s Camp Lejeune to be remembered
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From the moment Marines stood on those yellow footprints at recruit training to the day they retire after years of honorable service, they a


New book compiles newly-discovered writings of World War I soldier ...
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“Dad’s Reminiscences, Reveries and Ruminations” by Henry Frederick Cathcart collects writings from the front lines of war-era France


How to teach history (and lots more) with Minecraft
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Randy Fujimoto has a mission statement on his website: "A quest to transform education through game-based learning." That's a big idea, to b


Former Liberian dictator Charles Taylor had US spy agency ties
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WASHINGTON - When Charles G. Taylor tied bed sheets together to escape from a second-floor window at the Plymouth House of Correction on Sep


Maine vet receives purple heart for wounds received in World War II | wc...
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MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- More than six decades after World War II ended, a Maine veteran has finally been recognized for his ser


Red Cross veteran of World War II shares story
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Sarah Jo Allmendinger was a American red Cross medical social worker during World War II and recounted her story for the Veterans History Pr


A Fort Vancouver historian and descendants of the 'Buffalo Soldiers' bri...
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Chief Ranger Greg Shine, a historian at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, was tracing the lives of the African American "Buffalo So


Two Tuskegee Airmen Share Their History
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Two heroes dropped in at a Compton middle school today to share their past with students -- to help them see a brighter future.



City approves funding for military history museum
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City funding for the Military History Museum to be located on Main Street received approval Tuesday, but it was without the support of one c


Battle relic found at bottom of river | SeacoastOnline.com
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KITTERY, Maine — Two men diving in the Piscataqua River recently uncovered an explosive find: an intact 100-pound Parrott artillery shell fr


City and Brock partner on large 1812 exhibit - St. Catharines Standard, ...
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MARLENE BERGSMA Standard Staff City councillors are going big on their plans to commemorate the War of 1812. Instead of just a small exhibit


New book shares lesser known combat stories of first U.S. Marines | PR ...
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From the warship duels of the War of 1812 to storming the halls of Montezuma in 1847, Don Burzynski’s “The First Leathernecks: A Combat Hist


War of 1812 fighting vessel HMS General Hunter came to rest in Southampt...
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Archeological sleuthing helped determine that the wreck off Southampton, Ont. was that of War of 1812 fighting vessel HMS General Hunter.


Tall ships to join War of 1812 festival
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ESSEX Essex council has agreed to spend $25,000 on War of 1812 bicentennial celebrations.


TheRecord - Revisionism rife in War of 1812 bicentennial...
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— What do you get when both sides say they won? The War of 1812.


Trekkers steal Kokoda Track war relics
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Trekkers steal Kokoda Track war relics


Menasha library's Vietnam exhibit honors Wisconsin soldiers
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MENASHA — Menasha resident Don Carpenter feels a kinship of sorts with the 1,244 Wisconsin soldiers who died in the Vietnam War.


Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters
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Gallery: From recruitment drives to war relief efforts - a selection of First World War posters archived in the Library of Congress.


History of Ireland’s War of Independence changed by Kerry students
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History of Ireland’s War of Independence changed by Kerry students


University of Delaware Library exhibition highlights Delaware in the Civ...
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The University of Delaware Library has announced a new exhibition entitled "A State Divided: Delaware During the Civil War," which will be o


Flag from War of 1812 ship HMS General Hunter loaned to Southampton museum
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SOUTHHAMPTON, Ont. - The battle flag of HMS General Hunter will fly once again in Southampton, Ont.,... - Breaking News - Winnipeg Free Pres


Williamstown Exhibit Follows Two Men Through Civil War / iBerkshires.co...
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Historical Museum will mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the new exhibit  "Williamstow



Cold war propaganda exhibit opens Tuesday at the Elmhurst Historical Museum
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The dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan in 1945 marked the end of World War II but resulted in a new threat — the uncertainty of the Atom


NiagaraThisWeek Article: The local experience of war
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Jordan exhibit recounts life in War of 1812


Menasha library Vietnam exhibit honors fallen soldiers
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MENASHA — Even though she graduated from high school in the Vietnam War era, Kathy Hannah had little connection or emotional investment in t


Drawings depict war's effect on citizen-soldier - The Almanac - www.the...
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The Almanac is a leading news provider in the South Hills since 1967. The Almanac serves Bethel Park, Bridgeville, Canonsburg, Castle Shann


Outer Banks History Center seeks local memorabilia for Civil War exhibit
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MANTEO, N.C. - The Outer Banks History Center is seeking letters, diaries, photographs and artifacts of from the Civil War for an exhibit th


Geronimo exhibit to open at Phoenix's Heard Museum
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Live, local and late breaking in Southern Arizona. KOLD News 13 for news, weather and sports.


Book by Dutch author remembers heroism of Dereham soldier during the sec...
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A Norfolk soldier who died fighting for freedom in a foreign land has been honoured in the country where he made the ultimate sacrifice duri


New Book Details the Realities of War through the Eyes of a WWII Vet
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SHREWSBURY, N.J. (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 After nearly nine years, the end of the Iraq War has come to pass. “The last U.S. soldiers roll


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Cyndi King wanted to make World War II come alive for her fifth-grade students at Eastside Elementary School. So instead of assigning them


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Harrowing images from the frontline in Iraq and Afghanistan have gone on display at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.


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Artist Giuseppe Pellicano makes porcelain molds of military boots, complete with a dog tag bearing the name of a fallen soldier. The North C


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Black WWII Hero Honored at Moffett Field
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Sixty-six years after his acts of bravery, Carl Clark received his commendation medal directly from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.


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In 1936, 15-year-old Ruth Cohen was sent to Oxfordshire by her Jewish parents to escape the tyranny of Nazi Germany.


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A remarkable diary just published should make waves in the U.S. when it's translated from German. The work makes it very clear that ordi


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Hungary launches Wallenberg memorial year
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Carl Clark of Menlo Park told the hundreds of well-wishers at the Jan. 17 ceremony recognizing his World War II heroism that he was acceptin


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A British forensic archaeologist has unearthed fresh evidence to prove the existence of mass graves at the Nazi death camp Treblinka.


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What ended up as a full-fledged book about New London during World War II started out simply enough for Clark van der Lyke. The former city


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Aurora University President Rebecca Sherrick stood before a group of Abraham Lincoln enthusiasts gathered in the school's Phillips Library


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THE witness box from the Lockerbie bombing trial has been bought by the Imperial War Museum.


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Robert Nicks, 88, didn't help raise the flag on Iwo Jima, but he was there, about a mile and a half north of the famous site.


Outer Banks center seeks Civil War memorabilia
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The battle over the Institute for Advanced Study’s plans to build housing on land immediately adjacent to the Princeton Battlefield is reach


Major investigated over fake tank museum fraud - Telegraph
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An army major is being investigated for allegedly setting up a fictitious tank museum and attempting to sell on donated military vehicles


John Horgan is meticulous in pondering 'The End of War'
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Will people someday look upon it the way we regard slavery, child-sacrifice or cannibalism? John Horgan's clear-eyed "The End of War" propos


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Photojournalist Andrew Lichtenstein is documenting sites important to America's past, with the idea that what he finds there reflects on wha


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Tool caches give insight into ancient cultures
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Harlan Olson views archaeology as a jigsaw puzzle. That's why the Lake Poinsett man came to Sioux Falls on Sunday for a presentation on li


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The film “War Horse” offers several examples of how military tactics and technology can bounce from era to era, including a nod to an artifa


THE GIRL IN THE PICTURE: Napalm survivor Kim Phuc to share her story in ...
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Last Spring Alethea Paradis was absorbing the scenery and history of Vietnam when a tip from a tour guide sparked a series of adventures tha


State protection sought for officers club, murals at World War II POW ca...
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CASPER, Wyo. - Preservationist hope to win state historic recognition for the officers club at a former prisoner-of-war camp in Douglas to h


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A former Navy seaman collects military stories from 80 of his neighbors into a book and the proceeds will help other veterans.


Veteran shares what it was like to serve in Vietnam
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MILLSBORO -- It's been more than 40 years since Mike Fleetwood fought in Vietnam, but the description that still comes to mind is 'pretty sc


Camp Ford marks historic anniversary
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The historic site was the first to receive one of the then-new post-war historical markers.


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Fort Meade acts as warehouse site for ‘eBay for the Pentagon’
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Government Liquidation sells surplus and scrap items, ranging from dump trucks to hospital beds.


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Black-and-white photographs, captured by Life magazine photographer W. Eugene Smith, show the everyday horrors for the U.S. soldiers fightin


Columbian.com - Fort Vancouver smartphone app brings history to life
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The National Park Service is entrusted with telling the stories of America’s most historic places. Now a Vancouver-based collaboration is pi



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The Central of Georgia Railroad and Banking Company brought economic growth to Savannah by transporting cotton from the heart of the stat


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Marine veteran Jack Martinez reflects on Korean War experiences of bitter battles and biting cold.


War of 1812 guidebook in time for bicentennial
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With the rapid approach of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, there is sure to be a flood of books that examine that war from every conc


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by Tim Troglen | Reporter. Hudson --Almost 70 years after his last mission, some detective work by a daughter and a bit of assistance from a


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State archivists around the country have been using the sesquicentennial of the Civil War to gather memorabilia from that war. Many families


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150 years? It’s a question Ray Merritt sought to answer with his book, Full of Grace: A Journey through the History of Childhood, published


The Daily Item: Local Cambodians share survival stories in upcoming exhibit
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Local Cambodians share survival stories in upcoming exhibit


Schuyler County military veterans tell their own stories in book
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RUSHVILLE — It’s been 60 years since Bob Clugsten served in the U.S. Army’s 25th Infantry Division during the Korean War, yet he still get


Save our war memorials: Names worn away after 90 years could be restored...
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Names which after 90 years have worn from a Lancashire memorial could be restored after a history group spent 10 years researching their


An October War hero rediscovered - The Egyptian Gazette
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CAIRO - “Saad el-Shazly was a courageous man; he never surrendered to, feared or flattered the regime. God will reward him for this and puni


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The wreckage of a British World War II submarine that sank 70 years ago in the Mediterranean Sea has been discovered seven miles away from M


Local native's Afghanistan war book to offer close look
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C.C. Felker, 52, a 1977 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in West Jefferson Hills, served as official historian for the NATO command


Women want black Civil War soldiers' names added to Maury memorial
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Women hope to add four black Civil War soldiers’ names to memorial.


New archaeological discoveries in Umm Al Qaiwain
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UMM AL QAIWAIN - Department of Archaeology and Heritage in Umm Al Qaiwain has announced new discoveries at al-Dur archaeological site, nort


Cooks Tour turns controversial after Hitler display
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MOORESTOWN — Thomas Wittmann may be a purveyor of artifacts of the Third Reich, but he never imagined the furor that would arise from a few


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The other side of world's 'worst battle' | The Japan Times Online
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Iwo Jima is a tiny sliver of an island 1,200 km south of Tokyo, an unlikely setting for anything historical, let alone what has been called


Richmond Times-Dispatch
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The Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History received one of its most valuable collections recently.


Images tells stories of 'consequences of war'
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A web-based initiative encouraged artists to respond to war, and the creation of Out Of Rubble, an anthology of art works by contemporary ar


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World War II aviator receives his wings 67 years late
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Sequim’s Elbridge “Gock” Gockerell finally has his aviation flight wings.They were about 67 years late, but he’s OK with that.


What larks wartime was for a lucky few
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As Anita Leslie's memoir, Train to Nowhere, illustrates, the second world war was an opportunity for some to embark on a six-year-long adven



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Last in his 1861 West Point graduating class with more disciplinary measures than any other cadet in the academy’s history, George A. Custer


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Russ Bennet, 67, of Willoughby Hills, re-assembled and copied an old photo album that a friend of his found lying along a Cleveland street,


Bikers for warriors - The Times of India
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On Saturday, 550 descendants of Maratha fighters completed a 5,400-km long journey, retracing the route of their forefathers who fought in t


John Bogert: World War II's unknown heroes tell the story - The Daily B...
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Arlene Brown was only 5 years old, still she claims to vividly recall the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, in tiny Syracuse, Kan. To Brown, who goes


Manatee County resident Mal Gurian, 85, built the first cellular phones
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Serial No. 001 of the first line of cell phones approved for use in the United States is on display in the Smithsonian Institution. No one k


Outings; Cold War jets on view at museum - Avionics Intelligence
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A two-man reconnaissance jet that flew during the Cold War is among the aircraft on display at the Strategic Air and Space Museum near Ashla


Pieces of the Past: Book compiling soldier's letters provides insight in...
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Charlie Biddlecom went to war twice. The first time he left behind his wife, Esther Lapham, whom he had married in 1854, and three young chi


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The World War I cannon, a fixture on Union Square, must be moved to make way for the permanent event area in downtown Hickory.


New political executions surface from early Pinochet era
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New political executions surface from early Pinochet era. ArchivosChile uncovers 150 potential victims from the first three months of the di


Holocaust Survivor to Students: 'Never Say Never'
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A Holocaust survivor tells BOCES students stories of his adventures and tragic losses during the war.


'Trivia Junkie' compiles quizzes on Civil War history
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Military-history buffs are noted for being able to debate and discuss the Civil War for hours on end.


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Basim Jaber is a voluble 41-year-old San Josean with thinning hair and a neatly trimmed mustache. He has a day job in the tech industry.


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Behind the scenes inside the rare archives of the Colonel Robert R. McCormick Research Center, located in the First Division Museum at Canti


Historic Fort Harrison buildings may be saved
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A group of 11 historic buildings at the Fort Harrison VA Medical Center in danger of demolition could avoid that fate, thanks to a Georgia-b


Ammunition meant death in nation's bloodiest war
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — They were the messengers of death in America's bloodiest war: special rifle ammunition that caused mayhem on Civil War b


World War II veteran, Starkville resident to receive French honor
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STARKVILLE, Miss. - When a Starkville man graduated high school in the 1940s, there was little doubt what his next move would be.


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Fragments of a US military aircraft, used during World War II, have been recovered in northern Tripura 66 years after it crashed, defence so


Genealogist unearths contribution made by local militia in the War of 1812
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Her work — to be published in a book titled York’s Sacrifice, which will profile 39 men who lost their lives — has filled in some historical


Levels reveal secrets in hunt for Alfred's guerilla crossing
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Five-thousand-year-old fish traps found under a landfill site will be just one of the fascinating discoveries from the Somerset Levels highl


Book Review: A Haunting Beauty: Vietnam Through the Eyes of an Artist by...
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A Haunting Beauty, a new Vietnam memoir by author and artist James John Magner, offers a different perspective on this war than I have encou


‘Walk Without Fear’ exhibit shows dangers of landmines through student art
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The Monongalia Arts Center will begin showcasing the "Walk Without Fear" photography and art exhibit by Proud Students Against Landmines an


KAALtv.com - Unique Exhibit Sparks Iraq War Conversations
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(ABC 6 NEWS) -- In recent weeks, those serving in Iraq have been making their way home for good. Although the war there is now over, a uniqu


Turning former enemies into tourists
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It was hard to imagine 200 years ago that Americans would ever be welcomed in Canada - but of course they are.


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(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 11, 2012 ) Phuket, Thailand -- Veterans, tourists and military historians in their hundreds will be swelling the r


Gazette.Net: Tales from the troops
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“In my heart, I thought that Nick would be OK,” Tracy Miller recalls thinking about her son's decision to join the Marine Corps. Now 61,


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Stories of Southern Nevada's black Korean veterans sought
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The stories of Southern Nevada African-Americans who fought in the Korean War are being sought for a memorial.


Wounded Kirkland Vietnam Vet Finally Gets Purple Heart
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KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Sergeant Kent Clark finally has his Purple Heart more than 40 years after he was injured in the Vietnam War. Senator Patt


Review: Marine dog handler's book hard to put down
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"Sergeant Rex: The Unbreakable Bond Between a Marine and His Military Working Dog" (Atria), by Mike Dowling with Damien Lewis: Every armed c


Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs
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Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack


Images: Behind the scenes at the 1st Division Museum at Cantigny Park
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Behind the scenes inside the rare archives of the Colonel Robert R. McCormick Research Center, located in the First Division Museum at Canti


PhotoBlog - Reuters photographer Umit Bektas reflects on the essence of war
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By Umit Bektas, Reuters As the medical staff rushed to prepare the seriously wounded soldier for immediate surgery, I stood in one corner o


Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum to open Marine aviation exhibit
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The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s new exhibit, “Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012,” opens Saturd


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THE ancient sport of horseback archery is making a comeback, and a riding instructor from Castlereagh is at th


Hitler and his schoolgirls: Colour photos emerge of Nazi leader celebrat...
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The unique images were captured by German photographer Hugo Jaeger from the rise of fascism in the Thirties in Germany until the end of the


Rough Riders' flag a precious piece of Arizona history
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Rough Riders' flag a precious piece of Arizona history, It is on display at Arizona Capitol museum.


Military museum set to open in western Ky.
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Arboretum displaying soldier's unique work
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A FASCINATING exhibition capturing moments in time from countries in conflict is being showcased at a memorial site near Burton. An array of


Charity opens war horse archive
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The Blue Cross charity, formed to care for horses injured in World War I, makes its war horse archive available to the public for the first


GUEST COLUMN: Remembering the Flying Tigers of World War II
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Author's father among those who volunteered to serve in Asia before start of the war.


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Anna Adkins has heard a lot of people tell war stories over the years, she says – but never her husband, Kermit.


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David Miller (contact) January 12, 2012 11:50:00 AM. STARKVILLE -- When a Starkville man graduated high school in the 1940s, there was littl


700-year-old William Wallace letter returned to Scotland | News | Edinbu...
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A 700-year-old letter believed to have been carried by William Wallace has been returned to Scotland. The medieval document has been archive


Abi Morgan found adapting Birdsong a "liberating" experience | Radio Times
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The screenwriter plus director Philip Martin on the process of dramatising a modern classic


Watertown Daily Times | Sackets Harbor seeks War of 1812 banner sponsors
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SACKETS HARBOR — The village is seeking sponsors for War of 1812 banners to be displayed on street poles. Priced at $200 each, the banners h


Panoramic views of the ancient world -- in modern-day Germany - CNN.com
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To understand the full beauty of the ancient Mediterranean city of Rome you have to come to wintry, cold Germany.


Civil War group sues over Virginia city flag ban
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PORTSMOUTH, Virginia (Reuters) - A group of descendants of Civil War soldiers who fought for the South sued a city in western Virginia on Th


Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time
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Confederate Civil War vessel H.L. Hunley, the world's first successful combat submarine when it sank a Union ship in 1864, was unveiled in f


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NiagaraThisWeek Article: Artists sought for 1812 contest
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Museum exhibit focuses on Civil War shells - State & Regional - Wire...
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An exhibit opening at the Charleston Museum focuses on shells and ammunition used during the Civil War.


Snapshots of war zone comes to the Yuma Art Center
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A local art center showcases paintings and photographs straight from the war zone. The portraits are not figments of the artist's imaginatio


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THE Tynemouth World War One Commemoration project was formed a year ago by a handful of people who believed the significant loss of life suf


Bulgaria: Bulgarian Archaeologist Discovers Ancient Thracian Relief - No...
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A ceramic relief of an Ancient Thracian horseman, a major ancient deity, has been found at the holy rock city of Perperikon by Bulgarian arc


When the World Outlawed War: David Swanson's New Book
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If any one piece of American history can re-energize the American people to again push their politicians, David Swanson's meticulously d


Geocachers can follow Civil War trail, visit local historic sites
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DECATUR, Ala. - A new program is spurring treasure hunters to descend on some of the area's Civil War-era sites, and local officials hope th


Film Costumes On Display At War Horse Exhibition
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Dutch World War II group WO2GO need information on downed Motherwell air...
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WHEN Motherwell man Sgt John Allan McKillop and his six crewmates took off from RAF Breighton in Yorkshire aboard their 78 Squadron Halifax,


Norfolk house that was a real-life haven for war horses - News - Eastern...
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While movie moguls tug at royal heart-strings with the latest Hollywood blockbuster an old Norfolk coaching inn can claim a “real” slice of


Author’s story of life during a world war - Blaenau Gwent - South Wales ...
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AN AUTHOR from Blaenau Gwent has published a new book charting her childhood experiences during one of the bloodiest conflicts in history.


Ordnances found at former Bellows bomb range
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Several unexploded ordnance and munitions were excavated during a scheduled Military Munitions Response Program remedial investigation at a


More Than 7,000 Valiantly Protest YouTube's Censorship of 'The Last War ...
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Last week The Pen, writer and director of "The Last War Crime" movie, appeal


Stewart Museum reopens with impressive exhibit » A&E » Press-Rep...
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History buffs to the front of the line.After more than two years of renovations, the Stewart Museum is open for business. The Stewart Museum


New Book Tells Story of Three Brothers Experiences in World War II
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Colonel Jack Ziskind recounts his war experiences and that of his two brothers


Oldest structure in San Antonio gets much older
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About 3,500 years ago, when the Bronze Age was ending in Europe and the Olmec civilization was thriving in Mexico, natives in San Antonio we


Penn Museum launches online collections database for 125th anniversary
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From mummies to ancient swords to pottery from the Iron Age, the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has offered visitors a look far


Tuskegee Airman Col. Charles McGee says World War II film "Red Tails" is...
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Tuskegee Airman Col. Charles McGee said the battle scenes in the new movie “Red Tails,” were spot on — right down to the shade of red paint


’Curious George’ biographer comes to Rockwell Museum as exhibit nears en...
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Wednesday January 11, 2012 Author Louise Borden started researching "The Journey That Saved Curious George," a young reader biography of


‘We have a tank’ | www.leominsterchamp.com | Leominster Champion
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Nurse's letters reveal life in war-time service - Local News - News - Bu...
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Back in the early 1980s Pat Richardson was rummaging through her late mother’s glory box when she found an interesting collection of letters


WITH VIDEO: New book focuses on Macomb County and its impact on the Civi...
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‘Twins Platoon’ Vietnam story wins national book contest award | The For...
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'Twins Platoon' Vietnam story wins national book contest award. 1st-place tie in non-fiction biography. Cliff Buchan News Editor. An


Vietnam vet's Purple Heart arrives after 46 years
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"I was just in the wrong place at the wrong time," said Vietnam veteran Jimmy East.


Preview: The Imperial War Museum’s Film Festival Screenings
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Chaddesley Corbett war veteran invited back to museum
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AN RAF war veteran from Chaddesley Corbett has been invited back to a museum which did not let him sit in a plane ‘for health and safety


InsideNova
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The county hopes to acquire $139,177 from the American Battlefield Protection Program to identify the viewshed and perform a military terrai


Peabody resident has WWII dog tag returned after 66 years
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An 86-year-old Peabody resident and Marine Corps veteran had one of his military identification tags returned to him after it was lost about


Chance To Handle Ancient Maori Stone Tools | Stuff.co.nz
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Ancient Maori stone tools will come out of their glass cases and into the open at Puke Ariki in New Plymouth this weekend.


'Trench Art' exhibit at Fort Wayne Museum of Art shows instruments of wa...
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'The Battle' residents, relics remembered
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'The Battle' residents, relics remembered


Riverside author a witness to history
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France honors two Athens men for efforts in World War II
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An ocean of years separates former Army Air Force fighter pilot Lt. Rae Preston and U.S. Navy second gunner Marion Mills from the violent da


Lord Ashdown to be museum patron
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The former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown becomes a patron of a military museum in Essex.


World War II-era murals discovered at Picatinny
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Presidential library opens new 'Boys in Blue' exhibit
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Call it “Boys in Blue II,” or “Boys in Blue: The Sequel.”


Wild Hogs Unwelcome Guests at Miss. Civil War Site
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Wild hogs seeking higher ground are unwelcome guests at pivotal Civil War site in Mississippi


City's early history proven through digs
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Recent archaeological findings seem to prove that the St. Augustine founded by Don Pedro Menendez in 1565 initiated a struggle for the colon


Film: War Ends but Grieving Continues in Small Maine Town
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Baytown artist paints Crosby hero’s portrait
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Ken Pridgeon served in the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1963, spanning from the year of the Korean War armistice to the early years of the Vi


Steven Spielberg: 'I grew up with stories about war'
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Steven Spielberg is talking about the best piece of advice he ever got. It came from François Truffaut, the nouvelle vague director Spielber


Korean War veterans recognised - Local News - News - General - Bendigo A...
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KOREAN War veteran Jack Gerdsen will wear his medals with pride next week.


WWI dog tags come home to Chase County | emporiagazette.com
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Reader Poll. Do you approve of the Lyon County Commissioners approving Lyon County Extension to join the Frontier District which gives them


One of the Greatest Generation
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Ninety two years and counting. Today was Grannie Annie's uncle Merle Teel's birthday. Merle is one of the millions of young men and women th


Lessons in living history: War survivors share their stories with island...
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John F. Kennedy High School students were treated to lessons in living history their first week back to school, when a number of World War I


I went to buy my wife a £7k car and got an old MiG fighter jet instead |...
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A WIFE flew into a fury when her husband went to buy a car she had set her heart on — and bought an old MiG fighter jet instead. Madcap Must


SC World War II vet being honored by France
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World War II-era letter discovered in Louis XV desk at Versailles chateau
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PARIS — For 67 years, a message from Nazi-occupied France remained hidden in a secret drawer of a desk that belonged to France’s 18th centur


Veteran recalls time in WWII and earning diploma late in life
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Robert Courtney, 89, said he should've thrown the gruesome, old photograph away years ago.


Excavation to begin at Chausa this month - The Times of India
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This site is famous for the battle between Humayun and Shershah on June 25, 1539.The middle Ganga plain has rich archaeological wealth and t


The Daily Advance
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When Elizabeth City resident Hersey J. Williams was 16 he made his way down to the post office on Main Street and joined the Navy. That was


Key Largo divers discover sub in Mediterranean, solve WWII mystery - Flo...
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A Key Largo-based not-for-profit ocean foundation has uncovered a British World War II submarine that sank 70 years ago in the Mediterranean


New Museum Comes To Rock Island - KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad...
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The Broadway District of Rock Island is about to get a new neighbor in this old building. The former church was bought last November by manu


The Tibetans who fought the 1971 war
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Little is known about the Tibetan Forces' role in the Bangladesh operations in 1971. Dapon Ratuk Ngawang, now 84, speaks to Claude Arpi abou


Court to try 1980 Turkey coup plotters - CNN.com
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A Turkish court has approved a prosecutor's indictment of the army general who led a 1980 coup, semi-official Anatolian Agency said.


Jones brothers fought Japanese in Pacific theater during World War II
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World War II veteran Carl Jones Jr., of Jackson, said the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor made him want to enlist in the Marines in 1941.


Insurance News - Distinguished Flying Cross medal finally awarded to Wor...
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Insurance News - Distinguished Flying Cross medal finally awarded to World War II veteran of Branford [New Haven Register, Conn.]


County to Consider New Battlefield Park - Clarke Daily News
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Clarke County could get a new Civil War battlefield park if County Supervisors are willing to spend the $65K in annual fees necessary to joi


Review: The Battle of Algiers | Think Africa Press
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This review is part of a series, with fortnightly instalments, reviewing African political films or political films on African subjects. It


Tank Museum acquires replica Mark IV World War I Tank from Steven Spielb...
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The Tank Museum, at Bovington in Dorset, has acquired the working replica World War One tank used in the hit Stephen Spielberg film War Hors


Historians piece together a 2,000-year-old Roman cavalry helmet shedding...
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Historians have pieced together a 2,000-year-old Roman cavalry helmet 10 years after its discovery in an Iron Age shrine in Leicestershire a


Bomb disposal squad detonate World War Two shell in Stanley
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A TOWN centre was severely disrupted yesterday after the discovery of an unexploded Second World War shell on the building site of a scho