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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Film chronicles efforts to shelter Jewish refugees in Manila during 1930s

    Dick Frieder lived most of his life not knowing what his father did during World War II.
  • Dog tags may solve a 70-year-old mystery for West Delray man

    Dog tags may solve a 70-year-old mystery for West Delray man
    The dog tags are pitted, battered. But there is enough left of them to solve a mystery that's haunted a West Delray man for 70 years. The dog tags belonged to U.S. Army Private Bernard Gavrin, the uncle of David Rogers, who is now 81. Gavrin was...

    Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism

    Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism
    An auction of Nazi memorabilia, including items that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering, has been called off in France following objections from Jewish groups and a prominent government official. The Paris auction company Vermot de Pas had...

    N.C. group wants to take D-Day survivors to Virginia memorial for 70th anniversary

    CARY, N.C. During the Battle of Normandy, the U.S. Army sent young Pfc. Jim Sansom ashore at Omaha Beach not in a tank, but in an ambulance. His only weapons were basic medical supplies. It was D-plus-5, five days after the initial invasion of June 6,...

    READER SUBMITTED: The Orchards Hosts Free Screening Of 'The Typist' About Nuremberg Trials

    The Orchards at Southington is hosting a free screening of the documentary film, "The Typist," on Thursday, April 24, at 1:15 p.m. This film depicts the life story of Minnesota native Larry Tillemans, who is believed to be the last living clerk-typist...