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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Maryland Senate candidates face off in debate

    Maryland Senate candidates face off in debate
    Four candidates for U.S. Senate wrangled over the economy, budget deficits and the state's controversial ballot initiatives in a Wednesday radio debate that stressed deep ideological differences on how to deal with the nation's pressing problems....
  • Remembering Esther Everitt Dombrowski: True blue Bel Air and more

    Remembering Esther Everitt Dombrowski: True blue Bel Air and more
    There was an unfortunate symmetry of sorts to Thursday, Oct. 11, as some members of The Aegis news staff worked on a story about the 40th anniversary of the opening of Harford Mall. Clipping files covering stories written about the mall from the 1980s...
  • Moose Riders meet in Laurel to support children's charities

    Moose Riders meet in Laurel to support children's charities
    On Saturday, June 23, members of Moose Lodge 1376 Moose Riders from Weston, W.Va., joined with members of Laurel Moose Lodge 1504 Riders to honor veterans of World War II and raise money in support of the Laurel Lodge's Tommy Moose program. The Tommy...
  • Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran

    Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran
    Albert Richard Baines Jr., a retired tool designer for Westinghouse Electric Corp. and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at his home in Arnold. He was 92. According to the funeral home handling his service, his death was due to "natural causes." Born...
  • Baltimore and rebirth

    Baltimore and rebirth
    Last week's report that Baltimore's population continues to shrink was not good news but hardly surprising, given the city's history. The drop was modest compared to the residential losses Baltimore has experienced in years past, but more importantly, the...
  • USO show presented at HdG Activity Center

    Jane Kirkendall, one half of "Dick & Jane Productions," addressed an audience of 325 people who came to honor and salute armed forces personnel, past and present during the re-creation of a USO show on June 15 at the Havre de Grace Activity Center. The...
  • In its 66th year, Catonsville Fourth of July Parade continues to delight

    In its 66th year, Catonsville Fourth of July Parade continues to delight
    Alice Totaro sat in a folding chair along Frederick Road on Wednesday afternoon, watching the Catonsville Fourth of July Parade proceed while keeping time with the rhythm of the marching band by tapping a paper fan against her knee. About 30 minutes into...
  • Liner United States set record for trans-Atlantic voyage

    Liner United States set record for trans-Atlantic voyage
    Sixty years ago this week, the world's attention was riveted on one man's dream as the liner United States, designed by William Francis Gibbs, steamed eastward across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage. Known as "The Big U," the liner sailed from New...
  • No, it wasn't me

    A colleague on Twitter links to an episode of The Wire on YouTube and asks, "Is that you" thirty-one seconds in? It's the bit in which a couple of editors berate a young reporter for having written that people were being evacuated. You can evacuate a city...
  • The resilience of George McGovern

    The resilience of George McGovern
    Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...
  • Thornton F. Green, tax specialist

    Thornton F. Green, tax specialist
    Thornton F. Green, a retired IRS tax specialist and World War II veteran, died June 29 of pancreatic cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 91. Mr. Green, the son of government workers, was born in Wellsboro, Pa., and raised in Riverdale. After graduating...
  • Dr. Edward Suarez-Murias, psychiatrist

    Dr. Edward Suarez-Murias, psychiatrist
    Dr. Edward Lawrence Suarez-Murias, a retired psychiatrist and World War II veteran, died of pneumonia July 2 at his Roland Park home. He was 96. Named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he practiced in Baltimore for more...