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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Gates reflections flawed on America's last 40 years of war

    WASHINGTON--Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, in discussing his new book, has had a lot negative to say about how President Obama and his national security team operated during his own involvement with them. But after having served under several...
  • 'Mr. Clarence Mitchell, director of the Washington bureau, spoke on the War on Poverty' [History Matters]

    January 1965 Ice escapades Times notes: "Ice skating has become the winter sport for Donleigh, now that the frozen flooded (purposely) field near the swimming pool offers a close, perfect opportunity. Several adults as well as children were seen...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Stepping into the past at Prep

    Art Stetson, the director of admissions at Flintridge Prep, fascinated me as he spoke about the brilliance of metaphor and the elegance characterized by wordsmith Thomas Hardy. Stetson and I are colleagues of sort; I’m a substitute teacher at the...
  • Hats off to the USS Orange County

    Hats off to the USS Orange County
    The doughy LSTs, or landing ship tanks in military parlance, were the U.S. Navy's amphibious landing workhorses of World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. Flat-bottomed and keel-less, the 328-foot LSTs, their guns blazing, crawled onto...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Cold in July'

    The spirits of 1980s genre maestros like John Carpenter, Walter Hill and William Lustig hover strongly over Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," a superior piece of Texas pulp fiction that starts out like a house on fire, sags a bit in the middle, then rallies...
  • Simsbury's Robert Kalechman, 81: Always A Marine

    Simsbury's Robert Kalechman, 81: Always A Marine
    SIMSBURY — The sacrifices made by his fellow Marines are never far from Robert Kalechman's mind. Kalechman, 81, of Simsbury, left active duty a long time ago, having served during the Korean War. But he always thinks of other Marines and wants...
  • Cannes: 'Whiplash,' 'Cold in July' Set to Screen at Directors' Fortnight

    Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" and Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," two well-received American dramas that world premiered at the recent Sundance Film Festival, are among the 19 features set to screen in the 46th annual Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes....
  • Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014

    Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders<br/> May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014
    Passed peacefully in his home on April 14, 2014.  Dick was born May 31, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Arthur and Bessie (Mangum) Saunders. Dick was raised along with his older brother Arthur, in Auburn, New Hampshire by his paternal...
  • South Korea finds two crashed drones, suspects North Korea

    SEOUL -- South Korean officials were scrambling to explain how two drones, apparently from North Korea, entered the nation’s airspace, took photos of political and military sites and remained unnoticed until they were found crashed on the ground....
  • Highwood's VFW struggles to lure young vets

     Highwood's VFW struggles to lure young vets
    Highwood VFW Post 4741, like most such groups nationwide, has seen its ranks dwindle with the deaths of World War II and Korean War veterans, and stands ready to welcome those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, but can't count on them joining —...
  • Howard H. Walters

    Howard H. Walters
    Howard Homer Walters, a retired civil engineer and former president of Bell Atlantic Properties, died of kidney failure April 1 at the BayWoods of Annapolis. The longtime Cape St. Claire resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised in West Baltimore on...