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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Remembering ordinary men and their extraordinary deed

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. As I sit in my yard toward sunset on a lovely, long June evening, my gaze  falls upon my small bed of poppies, in gorgeous full bloom, and the sight of  these...
  • One more album of Nazi-looted art is handed over to National Archives

    One more album of Nazi-looted art is handed over to National Archives
    In the closing days of World War II, the Monuments Men, whose story was depicted in the George Clooney film, recovered 39 photo albums of Nazi-looted art from a Bavarian castle. The albums were introduced into evidence at the Nuremberg war crimes trials...
  • In days after D-Day, Lehigh Valley prayed

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. At 12:32 a.m. on June 6, 1944, the sixth year of World War II, most  residents of the Lehigh Valley were probably sleeping, or trying to sleep. At the...
  • D-Day veteran recalls hitting Utah Beach 70 years ago

    Raymond Davis grew up in the Montgomery County village of Palm, the son of a Mack Trucks worker. Now 89 and living in Emmaus, he remembers hitting Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944, as a private in the Army's 90th Infantry Division, and some of his...
  • Sharing his memory: Widow remembers husband's heroism

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. Virginia Hallman-Reinbold of Emmaus has carried the memory of her husband,  Staff Sgt. Sherwood H. Hallman, for 50 years since his heroic death in World  War...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Ender's Game' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Ender's Game' on Cinemax
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 1 - 7, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES No Limits In the first of two new episode...
  • Russia tests missiles as Ukraine militants defy call for vote delay

    Russia tests missiles as Ukraine militants defy call for vote delay
    A day after claiming to have withdrawn thousands of Russian troops from Ukraine’s border, Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin presided over East bloc military maneuvers Thursday that included tests of Russia’s nuclear forces and live firing of...
  • Lansford sailor was the senior man at 34

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. Joseph A. Mustacchia was not on the beach at D-Day. But the role he and his shipmates played was linked with events of that day. Mustacchia was born in...
  • Woman who made up Holocaust memoir ordered to return $22.5M

    In her book "Misha: A Mémoire of the Holocaust Years," Misha Defonseca wrote of her experience of being a young Jewish girl on her own during World War II, fleeing into the woods where she was adopted by wolves, and killing a Nazi soldier. None of it...
  • D-Day: NBC offers special, Obama interview

    D-Day: NBC offers special, Obama interview
    TV will mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a major turning point in World War II, with special coverage, including a prime-time special  on NBC. "Brian Williams Reporting: Journey to Normandy" focuses on four World War II veterans, their D-Day...
  • Woman who invented her Holocaust memoir must return $22.5 million

    In her book "Misha: A Mémoire of the Holocaust Years," Misha Defonseca wrote of her experience of being a young Jewish girl on her own during World War II, fleeing into the woods where she was adopted by wolves, and killing a Nazi soldier. None of it...