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World War II-era aircraft wreckage may have turned up in India
World War II-era aircraft wreckage may have turned up in IndiaThe parts appeared to be the engine and radiator of a U.S. Army Air Forces plane that was most likely flying over the Himalayan Mountains when it crashed, the Air Force Times reported Tuesday. It added that experts still needed to verify that the wreckage ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:53:00 GMT
Germany to end decades-long search for World War II missing
Germany to end decades-long search for World War II missingThe fate of more than one million people will likely remain a mystery, said the head of tracing service. The missing persons program was tasked with finding more than 20 million people in the wake of World War II. The German Red Cross on Tuesday said it ...read more
Source: Deutsche Welle
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:01:00 GMT
World War II dog tag unearthed
World War II dog tag unearthed(WCYB) Ronald Sneed and Kathy Ruth uncovered an unexpected item in their Bristol, Virginia backyard last month. “Kathy hollered at me and told me to come look at it, and I did and it looked like a dog tag, but I never saw something quite like that ...read more
Source: WWLP 22News
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:20:00 GMT
Winchester Shoots New Line of Ammo through World War II Classic
Winchester Shoots New Line of Ammo through World War II ClassicWinchester Ammunition used a vintage M1 Garand rifle at SHOT Show 2018 Range Day to showcase its new Wood Box Series of World War II ammo. (Matthew Cox/Military.com) Military.com 23 Jan 2018 By Matthew Cox LAS VEGAS -- Winchester Ammunition used a vintage ...read more
Source: military
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:06:00 GMT
NORWOOD CROSSING TO HONOR FOUR WORLD WAR II CHAPLAINS AT SPECIAL REMEMBRANCE SERVICE
NORWOOD CROSSING TO HONOR FOUR WORLD WAR II CHAPLAINS AT SPECIAL REMEMBRANCE SERVICECommemorative services to honor four heroic World War II Army chaplains will be conducted at Norwood Crossing, in the Pedersen Chapel, 6016-20 N. Nina Ave. in Chicago, at 2:30 p.m., on Feb. 4. This event and others held across the country are being ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:38:00 GMT
Letter: U.S. must not repeat the mistakes of World War II
Letter: U.S. must not repeat the mistakes of World War IIIt has been said that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. Thus, the United States intends to be a prime example, led by the president. Did we not learn anything by incarcerating the Japanese men, women and, yes, also children during ...read more
Source: Mercury News
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:47:00 GMT
World War II pilot shares realities of war with Vance airmen
World War II pilot shares realities of war with Vance airmenVANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Student pilots and their instructors at Vance Air Force Base had a chance to hear the realities of war Monday, thanks to a visit by a veteran bomber pilot from World War II. Ferman Miller, a 99-year-old retired major and ...read more
Source: Enid News
Published on Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
World War II era crashed Japanese fighter plane discovered in Arunachal's forest
World War II era crashed Japanese fighter plane discovered in Arunachal's forestIn 1944, Naga Hills and Manipur had became the centers of confrontation between the Anglo-American and the INA (Indian National Army)-Japanese forces attracting unusual international attention. Heavy battles broke out between the INA-Japanese forces and ...read more
Source: Meri News
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:58:00 GMT
Trinity Rep premieres World War II-era backstage comedy 'Into the Breeches!'
Trinity Rep premieres World War II-era backstage comedy 'Into the Breeches!'Playwright George Brant had intimate knowledge of Trinity Repertory Company and its actors even before he was commissioned to write a piece about a group of women, who in 1942 staged Shakespeare’s “Henry V” because of a dearth of men in the community ...read more
Source: The Herald News
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:27:00 GMT
Wreckage of possible World War II plane discovered
Wreckage of possible World War II plane discoveredIn this 2015 file photo, members of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency screen through dirt during the search and recovery efforts to retrieve eight U.S. Army Air Corps members who went down in 1942 in Aranchal Pradesh, a state in northwest India.read more
Source: Air Force Times
Published on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:27:00 GMT