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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Recalling the ceasefire of an inconvenient war [Eagle Archives]

    Saturday, July 27, was the 60th anniversary of what is known as National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day. Never heard of it? You are not alone. It was 60 years ago that, according to my 1970 edition of "A Concise History of The United States Marine...
  • Berkley A. Thomas

    Berkley A. Thomas
    Berkley Allan Thomas Jr., a retired cultural arts publicist and actor, died of dementia complications July 31 at the Summit Rehabilitation Center in Catonsville. The former Charles Village and Highlandtown resident was 80. Born in Scarsdale, N.Y., he...
  • Bring the troops home from Afghanistan — and everywhere else

    Bring the troops home from Afghanistan — and everywhere else
    With the recent commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, isn't it about time to think about a troop withdrawal plan? And by the way, VE Day was 68 years ago, so why do we still have troops in Europe? Let's leave Europe to...
  • Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, city constable

    Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, city constable
    Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, a retired constable and a Senior Olympian who played basketball for 75 years, died Dec. 19 of a massive stroke at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 85. "Arky was one of the best two-hand set shooters I've ever seen," said Al "Goldy"...
  • Abraham Dash, Air Force Ret. and federal attorney

    Abraham Dash, Air Force Ret. and federal attorney
    Abraham Dash, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and federal attorney who taught at the University of Maryland school of law from 1970 until his death, died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in Bowie. He was 86. News of his death prompted an...
  • 'Mr. Clarence Mitchell, director of the Washington bureau, spoke on the War on Poverty' [History Matters]

    January 1965 Ice escapades Times notes: "Ice skating has become the winter sport for Donleigh, now that the frozen flooded (purposely) field near the swimming pool offers a close, perfect opportunity. Several adults as well as children were seen...
  • Louis F. Caralle Sr., railroader

    Louis F. Caralle Sr., railroader
    Louis F. Caralle Sr., a retired railroad man and decorated Korean War veteran, died Sunday of cancer at his Edgemere home. He was 80. The son of fruit vendors, Louis F. Caralle was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. He was a vocational school...
  • William O. Goldstein, lawyer

    William O. Goldstein, lawyer
    William O. Goldstein, a Korean War veteran who practiced law in Baltimore for half a century, died Aug. 21 of kidney failure at Roland Park Place. He was 87. The son of Dr. Albert E. Goldstein, an internationally known urological surgeon, and Elsie May...
  • Harford council discusses buying Joppatowne swim club

    The Harford County Council is continuing to look into the possibility of buying a Joppatowne swim club that closed abruptly right as the summer began. Southern Baptist Church has a contract to buy the swim club property, centrally located off of Joppa...
  • Remembering veterans of Korea and their accomplishments [Letter]

    The following comments were to be presented to the Harford County Council this week. A copy of the remarks was provided in advance for publication. Good Evening. Council President Boniface, Council Members and those in attendance. We appreciate being...
  • Charles W. Thomas Jr., businessman

    Charles W. Thomas Jr., businessman
    Charles W. Thomas Jr., former owner of several steel fabrication companies and a Korean War veteran, died Saturday from renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 85. The son of Charles W. Thomas Sr., owner of Acme...
  • Carroll commemorates POW/MIA recognition day

    Carroll commemorates POW/MIA recognition day
    Leonard Kirk, a German prisoner of war for more than seven months during World War II, knows all too well that freedom isn't free. "Many of us have sacrificed. Some of us came home without limbs and some of us returned with the horrors of war etched...