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Veteran parachutes over Normandy 75 years later

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Seventy-five years after he did it the first time, a 97-year-old veteran has once again parachuted over Normandy France. Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple ...

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Normandy remembered: ‘Lord, Let Me See One More Sunrise’

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Planes spread out across the sky, nearly wingtip to wingtip. A sniper’s bullet whizzing by the ear. Squeezing a dying soldier’s hand, so he knew he was not alone in Normandy. Across ...

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When did the Second World War really start?

Today, December 7, we remember the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor – the date recognized as the entry of the United States into the Second World War. This summer we will mark ...

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Kansas City surgeon stormed Normandy, treated Truman

A little boy from Doniphan County, Kansas, is the last person one might expect to be responsible for the lives of the President and First Lady. But that became the case for ...

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