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Published Date: 12/15/2014
Twenty years before Etta James made "At Last" her signature song, another artist recorded it for the first time. It was Glenn Miller, pioneer of big band music...
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Published Date: 12/10/2014
Seventy years after Sgt. Charles A. Gardner's last flight, the World War II airman's family was finally able to see him buried last week with full military honors.
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Published Date: 12/7/2014
Early Dec. 7, 1941, warplanes and submarines from the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, near Honolulu. Over 2,400 Americans were killed in the surprise attack, which the empire of Japan hoped would deliver a knockout blow to the...
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Published Date: 10/27/2014
When 107-year-old WWII veteran Roscoe Cassidy died, he was afraid that since he had outlived his friends and comrades, no one would be left to attend his funeral. Dozens turned out for his service to pay their respects.
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Published Date: 10/23/2014
The men and women who fought in World War II are disappearing, and this week saw the death of one of the war's oldest combatants.
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Published Date: 8/4/2014
Victor Mature's first starring role was in 1940's One Million B.C. as the suavest caveman in film history. Other films quickly followed, but in 1942 Mature stepped away from Hollywood to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard, serving aboard the USCGC Storis on patrol around...
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