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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Joseph A. 'Joe' DiPaola Jr., Sun photographer

    Joseph A. 'Joe' DiPaola Jr., Sun photographer
    Joseph A. "Joe" DiPaola Jr., an award-winning Baltimore Sun photographer whose 1962 picture of the controversial nose-to-nose Preakness finish resulted in the suspension of a jockey, died Friday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The longtime...
  • There's still hope at Sparrows Point

    There's still hope at Sparrows Point
    The prospects for steelmaking at Sparrows Point look bleaker than ever. The mill was auctioned off last week for a paltry $72 million as part of owner RG Steel’s bankruptcy two a joint venture of two companies that do not make steel. Instead, the...
  • With Paul Ryan, Romney bets on the wrong vision for America

    With Paul Ryan, Romney bets on the wrong vision for America
    Mitt Romney said he wanted to select a vice presidential candidate who had a vision for America, and that he did. In fact, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan likely beats out his prospective boss in the vision department, having provided the most concrete and...
  • Bay Theatre, Infinity join together for summer children's shows

    Bay Theatre, Infinity join together for summer children's shows
    Bay Theatre Company co-founder and artistic director Janet Luby joined Infinity Theatre co-producing artistic directors Alan Ostroff and Anna Roberts Ostroff last week to announce their summer collaboration on three original shows for children. The...
  • Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., dentist

    Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., dentist
    Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., who practiced dentistry in Glen Burnie for 50 years and whose thirst for knowledge resulted in his earning a master's degree when he was 84, died Thursday from blood clots at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The Glen...
  • Milton A. Kruse, foreman

    Milton A. Kruse, foreman
    Milton A. Kruse, a retired foreman and decorated World War II veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 93. Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, Mr. Kruse attended city public schools. During World War...
  • Letter: Yolanda Adams Gospel concert sells out

    Gospel music lovers missed their chances to purchase tickets for this year's "Afternoon of Musical Praise" featuring Grammy-winning artist Yolanda Adams, slated for Aug. 18 at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Post Theater. The concert sold out almost two weeks...
  • 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...
  • The mayor: Blowing up The Block

    The mayor: Blowing up The Block
    During my time in office, members of the downtown business community and other citizens urged me to take action against the area known as The Block. Since the end of World War II, The Block has been a concentration of strip clubs and X-rated bookstores....
  • American Legions, VFWs happy they'll get gaming machines

    American Legions, VFWs happy they'll get gaming machines
    A lot of things came out of the second special legislative session of the year. Prince George's Countycould possibly have a casino of its own, if approved by voters in the November election, table games will soon join slot machines in casinos across...
  • Go green with organic and biodynamic wines

    Organic products are getting a lot of buzz these days. They are trendy and becoming part of the consumer purchasing decision in a significant way. The old rule of thumb used to be that if you are going to eat the skin of the fruit or vegetable buy...
  • With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets

    With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets
    In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life. And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...