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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Westminster band invited to play in Pearl Harbor parade

    Westminster band invited to play in Pearl Harbor parade
    The Westminster High School marching band has performed in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and Gov. Martin O'Malley's inauguration parade. But the band has an opportunity that would trump those special appearances. It has been invited to...
  • Bob Dole and the GOP's disability

    Bob Dole and the GOP's disability
    Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Remembering Pearl Harbor
    Seventy-one years ago Friday, on Dec. 7, 1941, Thomas Talbott was in as fine a mood as he can remember. He was 19, a Marine corporal stationed on the balmy Hawaiian island of Oahu. His unit, assigned to secure the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, was...
  • Forest Hill woman reflects on her memories of Pearl Harbor for posterity

    Forest Hill woman reflects on her memories of Pearl Harbor for posterity
    I had always wished that my great-grandmother, who lived in Maryland during the Civil War, had written some personal notes as to what it was like for her at the time. They would be especially interesting for us now. With that thought in mind, I wrote some...
  • Charlotte Rampling and Lady Mary in a Brit spy saga

    Charlotte Rampling and Lady Mary in a Brit spy saga
    Attention, Anglophiles: How's this for a cast? Charlotte Rampling, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Michelle Dockery and Hayley Atwell? That's the lineup for "Restless," a two-night miniseries about World War II, betrayal and British spies that starts at...
  • Harry F. Hansen, highly decorated veteran

    Harry F. Hansen, highly decorated veteran
    Harry F. Hansen Sr., a highly decorated World War II veteran who landed in the initial wave of troops on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later became a Baltimore businessman, died on Memorial Day from complications of a stroke at Howard County General Hospital....
  • Havre de Grace increasingly a wedding destination [Havre de Grace]

    Today, dear readers, Is World No-Tobacco Day (May 31) but June is on the horizon. "Come on June" is the chant at schools and colleges to end the academic year. Congratulations to the Class of 2013. June brings graduates, June bugs and June brides....
  • On Twitter, we're remembering Pearl Harbor and recapping Scandal

    On Twitter, we're remembering Pearl Harbor and recapping Scandal
    Good morning it's December 7th and, yes, it's still a day that will live in infamy. Seventy-one years later, Pearl Harbor is attracting a fair amount of search traffic on the Internet. Things should pick up photo wise as remembrances get under way in...
  • Charles C. Deeley, dental supply salesman

    Charles C. Deeley, dental supply salesman
    Charles Carey Deeley, a retired sales executive of a dental supply business and a World War II veteran, died of complications from congestive heart failure Nov. 13 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. The Roland Park resident was 88....
  • Fiscal crisis ahead is self inflicted [Commentary]

    Drawing parallels between government spending policy and household finances has its perils. There's an extraordinary difference in scale, for one thing. And there's the matter that people will often argue against government debt on the grounds that debt...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

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  • Franklin W. Littleton Jr., decorated World War II veteran

    Franklin W. Littleton Jr., decorated World War II veteran
    Franklin W. Littleton Jr., a retired career Air Force officer and a businessman who was a big-band and Dixieland music aficionado, died April 20 of complications from dementia at Nichols Eldercare, an Edgewood assisted-living facility. The Bel Air...