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Honor Memorial Day With These Iconic Moments From ‘Band Of Brothers’

Monday is Memorial Day, and it’s a great time to watch the best scenes from “Band of Brothers.” On this sacred today, we take a moment to think about all the men and women who deployed wearing the uniform of this country and never came home. They made the ultimate sacrifice, and we honor them…
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The Victory America Won for Fascism and Nazism After WW II

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture INTRODUCTION This article is about the role ideology actually played in World War II, the Cold War, and plays in today’s world. The links here provide access to deeper explorations, regarding each linked issue. Links are provided instead of notes, because all of the sources here are freely…
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‘Help Uncle Sam Flatten The Curve!’: Young Artist Creates World War Themed Coronavirus Posters

April 04, 2020 3:14 PM ET A young Chicago-based artist is using her talent to encourage others to “flatten the curve” with paintings inspired by World War I and II propaganda art.  Sylvia Bueltel graduated two years ago from Loyola University Chicago, where she studied fine arts with a focus on drawing and painting. Along…
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Pinkerton: Tom Cotton’s Idea to Insource U.S. Pharmaceuticals Echoes One of Our Great Successes...

America First—Finally  Much good can come out of World War V (“V” for “Virus,” in the coinage of Silicon Valley techie Balaji Srinivasan).  Yes, we will mourn the loss of life, yes, we will regret the personal and social disruption, and yes, we will have to work hard to restore our economic vitality. And we’ll have…
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Ukrainian Priests at War Criminals’ Service

Submitted by Nadia Bazuk… World War II ended almost 75 years ago. The world reviewed the results of this historical catastrophe long time ago dividing its participants into those who were criminals of war and those who fought them. Ones who helped Nazis to destroy and enslave peoples of Europe were Ukrainian nationalists. For fairness’…
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VIDEO: U.S. Air Force Legend Chuck Yeager Celebrates 97th Birthday

The first pilot to break the sound barrier, Gen. Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager, was born on this day in 1923 in Myra, West Virginia. In June 1947, Colonel Albert Boyd chose Yeager, a junior test pilot at the time, as the first person to ever attempt to exceed the speed of sound in the rocket-powered Bell…
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Finding My Grandfather’s Legacy: Going Back To The Battle Of The Bulge (Part 2)

January 01, 2020 6:05 PM ET My grandfather, William Franklin Greenplate, was part of Team SNAFU at the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 — and although my father searched for years to find more of his story, he came up empty. My father, U.S. Army CPT John Greenplate (Operation Enduring Freedom), passed away on…
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Read The Christmas Letter Gen. McAuliffe Sent His Surrounded, Outnumbered Troops In Bastogne, 1944

December 25, 2019 5:53 PM ET Surrounded and greatly outnumbered, the men of the 101st Airborne Division were not expecting a merry Christmas in Bastogne, Belgium, in 1944. The German army had already begun a brutal offensive against the entrapped Americans, and on Dec. 22, under a white flag, messengers had delivered the German general’s…
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WATCH: Queen’s Christmas Message Commemorates Moon Landing, D-Day Anniversaries

Her Majesty The Queen marked the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in a Christmas messsage which stressed reconciliation, and the beginning of great things from small steps. “As a child, I never imagined that one day a man would walk on the moon. Yet this year…
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No Christmas Truce: Soldiers And Civilians Terrorized As The Battle Of The Bulge Raged...

December 22, 2019 1:21 PM ET Despite the brutal trench warfare that gripped much of western Europe in 1914, the week before Christmas was marked with spontaneous ceasefires. French and German soldiers all along the front lines who had just hours earlier been engaged in a fight to the death, climbed out of the trenches…
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