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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Arnold resident instrumental in creation of Battle of Bladensburg monument

    Arnold resident instrumental in creation of Battle of Bladensburg monument
    The Battle of Bladensburg lasted a single day, but the fight for a monument to the historic conflict took five years.
  • William FitzGerald, Longtime Manchester Probate Judge, Dies At 90

    William FitzGerald, who was probate judge in Manchester for 20 years and served on the town's board of directors, died July 23. He was 90. FitzGerald enlisted in the military before finishing high school in his hometown of Danbury. He was a World War...

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    "The Doctor is In" Magruder House, 4703 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, will host a display and lecture of medical procedures and practices 200 years ago in commemoration of the Battle of Bladensburg from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Visit the medical tent...

    Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

    Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston
    U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines. The Houston, nicknamed “...

    Marriage longevity produces terrific works of art

    After writing about my in-laws 60th anniversary last month, I received an overwhelming and heartwarming response from readers with similar tales of marital longevity. All that feedback deserves a follow-up, this time featuring you. Joe in Palm Beach...