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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"

    Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"
    "Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance. Dougherty and city other officials...
  • Md. Holocaust survivors take rail fight to Congress

    Md. Holocaust survivors take rail fight to Congress
    It wasn't until Ellen Lightman began to take care of her mother in her final years that she learned that the frail woman used her nightly prayers to whisper words of their family's painful past. "Every night, she prayed that the last few seconds of her...
  • James Monroe Cannon III

    James Monroe Cannon III
    James Monroe Cannon III, former reporter and foreign correspondent for The Sun who later became a top Newsweek correspondent and an aide to New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and President Gerald R. Ford, died Sept. 15 from complications of a stroke at...
  • Memorial Day in Fallston: many graves, wars apart

    Never comfortable talking about death and ambivalent about war, I spent a few hours of my Memorial Day holiday walking through my Fallston neighborhood and visiting two local cemeteries, perhaps trying to make some sense of it all. As I walked by...
  • Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett

    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett
    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett, a retired Baltimore Sun news photographer whose career spanned nearly four decades, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Homewood at Plum Creek, a Hanover, Pa., retirement community. The former Ellicott...
  • Edwin F. 'Eddie' Hauser

    Edwin F. 'Eddie' Hauser
    Edwin F. "Eddie" Hauser, a decorated World War II veteran who landed at Normandy on D-Day, died Sept. 24 of kidney failure at his Ellicott City home. He was 94. Mr. Hauser was born and raised in Baltimore. His mother was a baker, and his father died...
  • Dorothy R. Dot Lamborn

    Dorothy R. "Dot" Lamborn, an educator who assisted her husband during his tenure as headmaster at McDonogh School, died of complications from a fall Sept. 20 at Bassett Healthcare, a Cooperstown, N.Y., hospital. The Potomac resident was 95. The daughter...
  • Waxing poetic: Words front and center at Waverly Library

    Waxing poetic: Words front and center at Waverly Library
    The Waverly Library came alive with the power of poetry Sept. 24. It was one of hundreds of sites worldwide where poets convened simultaneously in hundred of events in 450 cities and 95 countries to promote environmental, social and political change....
  • 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...
  • Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations

    Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations
    Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life...
  • From Baltimore to Broadway to Hollywood

    Over the years, many noted actors, such as Mildred Natwick, Edward Everett Horton, Mildred Dunnock, Charley Chase, Francis X. Bushman, Anita Gillette and Josh Charles, have hailed from Baltimore, and their paths to stardom often began by treading the...
  • Wendell W. Wichmann, decorated career Army officer

    Wendell W. Wichmann, decorated career Army officer
    Col. Wendell W. Wichmann, a highly decorated career Army officer who fought in three wars, died May 22 of renal failure at Lorien Mays Chapel Health Center in Timonium. He was 96. Wendell Willard Wichmann, the son of farmers, was born and raised in...