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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Korean War fighter pilot is still missing in action

    Korean War fighter pilot is still missing in action
    A white stone grave marker standing in Baltimore National Cemetery under an ancient oak tree is all that remains to remind passers-by of the life of Ensign Edwin Nash Broyles Jr. Broyles, a Navy fighter pilot from Guilford in North Baltimore, was...
  • Annapolis Shakespeare Company has 'Much Ado' with time travel

    Annapolis Shakespeare Company has 'Much Ado' with time travel
    Annapolis Shakespeare Company founder and artistic director Sally Boyett-D'Angelo is having a busy summer. She's presenting classic theater outdoors with weekly productions of Moliere's 17th-century comedy "Tartuffe" on Tuesdays at the Reynolds Tavern...
  • 'Field of dreams ... without the corn'

    'Field of dreams ... without the corn'
    The ball leaps off the bat, kicks up dust and bounds toward right field, a sure hit. Tom Coffin reckons not. The second baseman glides left, gloves the ball cleanly and throws the runner out. Coffin's teammates on the Colt .45s explode. "Woo-hoo!"...
  • Naval Academy graduation has to do without the Blue Angels

    Naval Academy graduation has to do without the Blue Angels
    He saw his first Blue Angels show in Detroit at age 6, and Thomas Frosch says the experience inspired him to want to become a pilot. He saw four more performances while attending the Naval Academy, including one the "Blues" put on before his graduation in...
  • Time for major cuts in defense spending

    Time for major cuts in defense spending
    Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
  • Louis G. Napfel Jr., captain

    Louis G. Napfel Jr., captain
    Louis G. "Captain Lou" Napfel Jr., a retired Chesapeake Bay charter boat captain and Korean War veteran, died Saturday of kidney failure at Harbor View Hospital. The longtime Edgewater resident was 81. The son of a jewelry box maker and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Robert Waring McNitt

    Robert Waring McNitt
    Rear Adm. Robert Waring McNitt, a naval officer whose career spanned two wars and who, after retiring from the Navy, was dean of admissions at the Naval Academy for more than a decade, died Sunday of heart failure at the Ginger Cove retirement community...
  • William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer

    William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer
    William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
  • Harford Farm Bureau honors 'Brownie' Pearce

    Harford Farm Bureau honors 'Brownie' Pearce
    At its 90th annual meeting held at the Level Fire Hall Saturday night, the Harford County Farm Bureau named Wilbur "Brownie" Pearce as its 2012 Farmer of the Year. One of the most enduring and beloved figures in Harford County agriculture over the past...
  • Korea, like all wars, a war to remember [Editorial]

    Korea, like all wars, a war to remember [Editorial]
    Tuesday of this week was the 63rd anniversary of a key event in U.S. history, though it happened half a world away on a peninsula that's attached to the northern Chinese region of Manchuria. That peninsula remains a household word a generation later, as...
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • International adoption dries up

    Until about 1950, a married American couple wanting to have a child other than by procreation had only two options: adopt a U.S.-born children privately (e.g. attorneys, private child welfare agencies) or through public social welfare agencies. The...