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Gerard Murphy never met his uncle Richard. But the Potomac, Maryland, native grew up hearing stories of the former journalist who enlisted in the Marines... [Read More]
The B-17 aircraft was one of the most recognizable heavy bombers of World War II. [Read More]
Richard Brookins, who was celebrated in a Luxembourg town for his actions during World War II, died Oct. 11.        ... [Read More]
An animated film that profiles, Nadezhda Popova, known as Nadia, who became a World War II hero as part of one of the world's first... [Read More]
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US Navy The USS Missouri has been described as the most famous battleship ever built.  Nicknamed "Mighty Mo," the Missouri was... [Read More]
In 1942, a mother-daughter duo created a personality test that would captivate a generation. It was the middle of World War II, and Katharine Cook…... [Read More]
Norway has formally apologized to Norwegian women who were vilified after World War II for having relationships with German soldiers after the Nazi invasion. [Read More]
A fighter pilot during World War II, Ferrill A. Purdy, 96, taught pharmacology and physiology for 38 years at MU. [Read More]
"Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975" (Harper), by Max HastingsBritish journalist Max Hastings, noted for several critically acclaimed books about World War II, has fast-forwarded his... [Read More]
Video games have covered nearly every aspect of World War II both real life and fictional. The hard part is finding stories that are new... [Read More]
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We take a look at some of the World War II War Stories that make up EA DICE's newest Battlefield first-person shooter, including "Nordlys," "Tiralleur"... [Read More]
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The National World War II Museum is hosting a living history of aircraft this weekend at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans. There will be aerial... [Read More]
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a cultural icon, the subject of two movies in 2018 alone — and an opera and a workout book,... [Read More]
Norway issued an apology on Wednesday to women who faced retaliation and public disgrace for having relationships with occupying German forces during World War II.... [Read More]
The director of "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been canceled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction... [Read More]
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World War II veteran with a goal of visiting very state and meeting each governor crosses Washington off his list. [Read More]
A World War II veteran is on a mission to meet all 50 governors. Governor Jay Inslee became the 15th governor that Sidney Walton met... [Read More]
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Skeeter Tomczak's service in the U.S. Army and Minnesota National Guard spanned 16 years and left him decorated with two Purple Hearts. His combat unit... [Read More]
Dr. Henry B. Peters, the first dean and faculty member of the UAB School of Optometry, has been posthumously inducted as the first optometrist into... [Read More]
The World War II thriller, also starring Bruce Willis and Adrien Brody, was to have been released Oct. 26.        ... [Read More]
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