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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Eisenhower had a second, secret D-day message

    Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was anxious and restless the night of June 5, 1944. He’d been working 20-hour days at his headquarters at Southwick House outside Portsmouth, England, planning the D-day invasion. The assault had already been postponed once...
  • 'Arsenal of Democracy' stunned Germans

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.    "Soldiers, sailors and airman of the Allied Expeditionary Force:    You are about to embark on a great crusade. The eyes of the world are upon  you and the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum

    NEW YORK -- The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from...
  • Trice: Discovering a grandfather's life at Auschwitz during Holocaust

    Trice: Discovering a grandfather's life at Auschwitz during Holocaust
    Sara Feinstein was 2 years old when her grandfather passed away in 1986. For years, what she mainly knew about Martin Maiman was that he was an electrical engineer who had built a good life for his wife and two daughters in Milwaukee. There also had...
  • What was D-Day?

    Seventy years ago this June 6, the Americans, British and Canadians stormed the beaches of Normandy in the largest amphibious invasion of Europe since the Persian king Xerxes invaded Greece in 480 B.C. About 160,000 troops landed on five Normandy beaches...