Tag Archive for WWII

Organizer Apologizes for Nazi Items at Party

Organizer apologizes WWII party that included Nazi flags at Minneapolis restaurant …read more

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Stocks of Major Defense Contractors Up

Why are defense stocks soaring? Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel earlier this week proposed cuts that would shrink the size of America’s fighting force to pre-WWII levels and eliminate costly weapons programs. Yet the stocks of Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman and other leading defense contractors are at or near 52-week highs.

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Watch: Defense Secretary Announces Steep Cuts to US Military

Chuck Hagel outlines proposal to close ranks to make the Army the smallest since before WWII.

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Adm. Nimitz's WWII Diary to Be Published Online

Naval War College to publish online World War II diary of Nimitz, commander of Pacific fleet

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Navy Supercarrier Arrives at Scrapyard

1st Navy post-WWII supercarrier USS Forrestal arrives at South Texas scrapyard

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France's President Hollande Honoring 6 WWII Vets

France’s president Hollande awarding Legion of Honor to 6 WWII veterans from Va., Md., Pa.

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Navy Supercarrier Leaves Pa. on Trip to Scrap Heap

1st Navy post-WWII supercarrier USS Forrestal leaves Pa. on final voyage to Texas scrap heap

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Restored Fighter Plane Salutes Flying Tigers

Museum’s restored shark-nosed fighter plane salutes exploits of Flying Tigers in WWII

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Bellingham archaeologist revisits WWII battle

By By DEAN KAHN BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Garth Baldwin recently spent three weeks on a small island in the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean, but it was no vacation in paradise…. …read more

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WWII Ace Who Flew Through Eiffel Tower Dies in Va.

WWII fighter pilot noted for chasing German aircraft beneath Eiffel Tower’s arches dies at 92

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