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World War II lasted six years, but Rick Atkinson needed 14 years to complete his massive trilogy on the conflict. That turned out to be time well spent. Now the wait for the concluding volume of “The Liberation Trilogy,” his magisterial...
First of two parts Walter Kuchinos was the second youngest of eight sons born to Ukrainian parents in Bath. His father worked at the Lehigh-Portland cement mill and died when Walter was 5. Kuchinos graduated from Northampton High School in 1940,...
ATLANTA (AP) — Americans gathered at memorials, museums and monuments and the president laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day, as combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World...
Henri Dutilleux French composer of modernist music Henri Dutilleux, 97, a highly regarded French composer of modernist music, died Thursday in Paris, said his publisher, Schott Music. The cause was not given. Considered one of the most important...
Eugene (Gene) Richard Coughenour died at his home in Earlysville, Va. on May 23, 2013, at the age of 88. A memorial service will held at Ivy Creek Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 11 a.m., Pastor James Thornton officiating. Born in Berlin in...
Bob Hope led the pack of popular performers who entertained the troops during World War II. John Wayne and other actors fought the war in feature films, and other Hollywood favorites tirelessly toured the country on war bond drives. In fact, beloved...
We asked you to tell us about someone special who served our country, and you responded with heart-felt stories about sons, husbands, grandfathers, cousins, neighbors and friends. Here's a selection of letters on this page. Cracking brother's code...
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews opens Friday in Warsaw, partly funded by the Polish government. It’s located in the area that was once the Warsaw ghetto during World War II, in what was Nazi-occupied Europe. The museum aims not just to...
It wasn't surprising that Rafael Medoff's April 7 Op-Ed article about President Franklin D. Roosevelt's private comments on Jews facing persecution in Europe drew spirited responses (though I do admit that I was a little rattled that most of the letters...
“The Glorious and the Brave” will be shown Saturday at 7 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring, 221 N. Main St. in Chambersburg. The stories of eyewitnesses and participants in history come to life in this film that chronicles the...
SOUTH BEND – A South Bend survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor more than 70-years ago has died. Ray Dembinski passed away Saturday. He was 95-years-old. Dembinski served in the Navy during World War II and received a Presidential Unit...
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