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When Paul Ignatius first stepped aboard a Navy ship, he was anxious. Japan had already attacked Pearl Harbor and the war in the Pacific was going strong. Ignatius — a Glendale native who attended Mark Keppel Elementary School, Toll Middle School...
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Nearly 20 World War II veterans received the Legion of Honor medal from French Consulate General Gael de Maisonneuve on June 6, the 69th anniversary of D-Day. The South Florida veterans arrived in wheelchairs, using walkers or on the arms of loved ones....
They pulled a bit of history out of the English Channel on Monday. Experts from the Royal Air Force Museum lifted a rare Dornier Do 17 bomber from the seafloor near Kent. The plane, shot down during the Battle of Britain in 1940, is believed to be the...
The 69th anniversary of D-Day, Cantigny Park offered activities for children and debuted a 2.5-ton addition to the First Division Museum's historic military fleet. The GMC CCKW, a World War II truck, was donated to the museum and was on display on...
Most people who work in healthcare are heroes in their own right, but some exhibit a special kind of heroism. Some practice their craft under horrid circumstances, even under the threat of gunfire from an armed enemy army, and a few of those are honored...
The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Toby Glickman finds it impossible to waste even a morsel of food. Geri Emalfarb remembers how her parents wouldn't allow her out after dark. And Yonit Hoffman recalls the numbing sense of loss and sadness triggered...
Tags: Skokie, Anxiety, Religion and Belief, Human Interest, Judaism
Estelle Glaser Laughlin was only 13 when she and her family were taken to a Nazi death camp in Poland. Albert Wiener was a Jewish teen from Brooklyn drafted into the Army during World War II who hoped to end the persecution of European Jews. The two...
Thursday was the 69th anniversary of a day that was a turning point for Western civilization but there was scant if any mention of it in the day's Courant. June 6, 1944, was D-Day in Normandy, when the greatest armada ever assembled in the history of...
Los Angeles TimesIn the restaurant world, being called "a regular" is a badge of honor. Phil Gittelman has been eating at Hugo's in West Hollywood almost every day for 32 years. He is so fond of the restaurant, which opened in 1980, that he is more than a customer; he's...
As a survivor of an infantry squad that was wiped out by the Chinese in North Korea, and as someone who gets medical treatment from the VA hospital in Newington, I am reminded on a daily basis of the terrorism and the horrendous costs of wars. The...
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Inferno" by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95). Robert Langdon is back to solve a riddle with links to Dante's epic poem. Last week: 1 2. "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead, $28.95). The author explores how...
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