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  • Then and Now: Memorial Day 1942

    Memorial Day 1942 was a solemn event for a nation at war.


  • US proposes 17-year delay in start of Hanford nuclear cleanup – until 2039

    Los Angeles Times (TNS) The Energy Department has proposed a 17-year delay in building a complex waste treatment plant at its radioactively contaminated Hanford site in Washington state, pushing back …


  • Akihito offers ‘deep remorse’ over Japan’s WWII actions

    TOKYO – Emperor Akihito expressed rare “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions in an address Saturday marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender, a day after …


  • Japan can’t keep apologizing for WWII, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says

    TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged that Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology, drawing …


  • Review: ‘Boy’ a step above faith-based fare

    Racism and religion, hatred and friendship, bullying and war, atomic bombs and the consequences of using them – heavy stuff to pack into a faith-based film. And one aimed at …


  • ‘You’re like brothers’

    Not a day goes by that Dane Broadfoot doesn’t think about his time in World War II and the roughly 600 days of combat he experienced with the 1st Armored …


  • Voices of War: Doing his duty

    David Sullivan spent parts of World War II aboard aircraft carriers in the North Atlantic and South Pacific, but it’s the odd turns of fate and unusual situations that the …


  • War offered adventure to young nurse

    Dorothy Tarleton didn’t know she was on the same Pacific island as the atomic bombs that would soon devastate Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ending World War II. As a U.S. Army …


  • For love of flying

    Retired Lt. Col. Bryant Smick is often reminded of the time he spent flying B-24 bombers over Europe during World War II and of the time he spent as a …


  • Voices of war: Crucial connection

    Few U.S. military operations were as fundamental to the outcome of World War II – and at the same time as little-known – as those conducted by the Persian Gulf …


  • War on the Eastern Front

    Running through the smoke of a battlefield with the German army behind him, Yevgeniy Sirokhin came face to face with every foot soldier’s nightmare: an enemy tank. The only hope …


  • Eyewitness to a day of infamy

    There was a moment 66 years ago – surrounded by smoke on the burning deck of the USS West Virginia, while explosions rocked the ship from below – when Denis …


  • Remembering Nagasaki

    Ninety-year-old Frank R. Mace, of Cheney, was a prisoner of war in Japan and an accidental atomic veteran – one of the few Americans briefly exposed to the deadly atomic …


  • Remembering May Prevent Holocaust

    Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel says the Holocaust always must be remembered because the flames of hatred are always burning somewhere. “We did not prevent the first murder,” he said …

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