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  • In honoring veterans, don't forget the Korean War

    To the editor: I congratulate Jean Scandlyn and Sarah Hautzinger for their research on Colorado Springs' military personnel. Although they appear to be aware of World War II as well as the wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, they do not mention the Korean War, fought between 1950 and 1953. ("In honor of Veterans Day, let's deal with the real costs of war," Op-Ed, Nov. 9)
  • Families of those missing in action fight time, bureaucracy

    In April 1943, when Ronald Norford was 10, his older brother Robert enlisted in the U.S. Navy and shipped out on a submarine patrolling the waters off Japan as World War Two was reaching full boil. "My mother made me a white dress Navy uniform, like...

    Fallen World War II soldier finally heads home

    The final chapter of a 70-year-old mystery surrounding a soldier who went missing in action during World War II is coming to a close. DNA testing recently identified a battered set of dog tags and remains found buried on the Pacific island of Saipan...

    Korean War Hero George Lawall

     
    When Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township sent me this war story the other day, I was blown away by his research, his writing and especially by the remarkable young man (at left) he was writing about. I knew right...

    'Vanished' a gripping tale of search for missing men of WWII

    In recent years it's become a truism that the American military promises "no man left behind" when it goes to war. But in World War II, that promise was often not achievable and may not even have been a priority. More than 73,000 Americans remain...