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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Coaches touch many lives and deserve our respect

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article on this page about the Bel Air High School Track Team of 1945. The genesis of the article was a team photograph our friend Chuck Robbins had found and thought we would be interested to see it. In talking with...
  • Mission creep in Libya, whether Obama wants it or not

    Mission creep in Libya, whether Obama wants it or not
    How are Americans to reconcile the Barack Obama who says Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi must go with the one who drags his heels on providing the military means to achieve his departure? The president's schizophrenia on the Libya crisis has been...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Stanley A. 'Jimmy' Makowski, businessman

    Stanley A. 'Jimmy' Makowski, businessman
    Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, founder of National Press of Baltimore and a decorated World War II veteran, died June 21 of heart failure at his Perry Hall home. He was 93. Mr. Makowski, one of eight children, was born and raised in Canton. He was a...
  • Sheer beauty

    Sheer beauty
    It shimmers and glistens by day, reflecting the sun's brilliant rays. When night falls, beams of moonlight illuminate its crystal-like walls. The landmark 'Glass House' overlooking the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County is an architectural gem that...
  • The Interview: Aaron Greenfield, attorney for Holocaust survivors and families

    The Interview: Aaron Greenfield, attorney for Holocaust survivors and families
    Baltimore attorney Aaron Greenfield's work representing Holocaust survivors and their families earned him an invitation last month to join a special committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Greenfield, special counsel in the corporate practice...
  • Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties

    Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties
    Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree. Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
  • Calvert Ross Bregel Sr., trial lawyer, dies

    Calvert Ross Bregel Sr., trial lawyer, dies
    Calvert Ross Bregel Sr., a renowned trial lawyer and lifelong outdoorsman, died June 19 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The Glen Arm resident was 84. The son of an attorney and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Osher Institute to preview fall classes on July 7

    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University is a 50-50 proposition this fall, when Osher offers adults 50 and older nearly 50 classes and activities for "cultural and social enrichment." Though classes will be held at TU, the preview of...
  • Robert Gates' disappointing legacy

    Robert Gates' disappointing legacy
    CIA Director Leon Panetta becomes secretary of defense Thursday, taking over Washington's largest and most powerful bureaucracy with a budget that amounts to nearly 60 percent of discretionary federal spending. He will be stepping into the shoes of the...
  • Bin Laden was a legitimate military target

    Dan Rodricks is correct in maintaining that Osama bin Laden did not receive justice through the legal system ("Bin Laden death: Call it execution, not justice," May 4). Bin Laden did, however, get justice in the sense that he got what was coming to him....
  • Boston performance part of July 4 celebration for Catonsville residents

    Boston performance part of July 4 celebration for Catonsville residents
    "She used to tie her hair up in ribbons and bows, sign her letters with X's and O's," sang Sgt. 1st Class Erica Russo as she smiled and swayed in front of a small group of backup vocalists. As her strong alto voice belted out the familiar notes of Trisha...