Analysis: US-led airstrikes produce few gains

...fighters have proven elusive and flexible, able to reorganize to minimize the blows. And more importantly, there are almost no allied forces on the ground able to capitalize on the airstrikes and wrest back territory from the militants.The exception: Iraqi...
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Alaska Editorial: Remembering the lessons of World War II

...editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: On Friday, America will observe the 70th anniversary of the Allied landing at Normandy on D-Day during World War II. But there's another World War II anniversary this week that holds much...
Death Notice: Mary L. Hurlock

...graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School. She moved to California in 1961 with her husband, where he became president of Allied Artist Motion Picture Company. They returned to Juneau in 1982. She is survived by her sons, Don, Ron, Larry and Tom...
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Today in History

...insulin at the University of Toronto.In 1942, during World War II, the First Battle of El Alamein in Egypt ended in a draw as Allied forces stalled the progress of Axis invaders. (The Allies went on to win a clear victory over the Axis in the Second Battle...
Mary L. Hurlock

...Hollywood became their dream. Roger felt a dollar in the bank was a dollar wasted. So the couple sold land and bought stock in Allied Artists Motion Pictures. The farm became an increasing hardship as the son's left home. The couple moved to Beverly Hills...
Iraqis battle militant uprising in 2 Sunni cities

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen battled on Thursday to put down al-Qaida-linked gunmen who, in a coordinated surge, ran rampant in two of the country's...
My Turn: D-Day's clarion call

...Hollywood's payback for Pearl Harbor - Tinseltown's counterattack against fascism. The real response was D-Day, the allied invasion of Normandy, France - the beginning of the campaign that took down Fortress Europe.D-Day wasn't America's...
Today in Sports History Game 6.1981 - Willie Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race and then three more. Shoemaker gets the milestone on top of War Allied in the first race at Hollywood Park.1981 - Julius Erving of the Philadelphia 76ers is named the NBA's Most Valuable Player...
Iraqi forces hold on in refinery fight

...shrinking share of the country and stop the momentum of the Sunni extremists, led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant allied with Sunni tribes and elements of Saddam Hussein's old Baath Party. It also represented al-Maliki's need for a military...
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Living a legacy

...vital documents, diaries may also be acceptable.DAR also accepts women whose ancestors helped the Americans from colonies of allied nations, as well as women of all ethnic backgrounds, like those of African and Native American descent whose ancestors helped...


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