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Alaska Editorial: Remembering the lessons of World War II

...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 significance for Alaska...
My Turn: D-Day's clarion call

...prepare to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Rick's conversion from pacifist...against fascism. The real response was D-Day, the allied invasion of Normandy...campaign that took down Fortress Europe.D-Day wasn't America's only D-Day during...
Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...he said.The far-flung effects reached France, where tourists were barred from the U.S. cemetery overlooking the D-Day beaches at Normandy. Twenty-four military cemeteries abroad have been closed.While U.S. military personnel are...
Miners charged in deaths of 34 killed by police

...5,500 rand ($688).On Aug. 16, police said they had failed to persuade the strikers to disarm and that it was "D-Day" to end the strike at the London-registered Lonmin PLC platinum mine. That afternoon, striking miners armed with clubs...
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SE mayors, public unimpressed with ferry concept

...Transportation Committee, suggested the DOT&PF use that time to pitch its concept to Juneau, Haines and Skagway."Since D-Day has been moved back a little bit, I think that affected communities would love to have someone from DOT make a presentation...
Americans gather to honor the fallen

...War II veteran and museum volunteer Tom Blakey, a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division who jumped at Normandy on D-Day - June 6, 1944 - and in May 1945 helped liberate the work camp at Wobbelin in northwest Germany."Most of us wondered...
Remember, Bill Collins, was killed during the war. Forever young, his photo was always in a prominent place in our home. D-Day, on June 6th, is the commemoration of the Allies landing at Normandy, France. We visited this hallowed ground last...
This Day in History

...retreated in the World War II Battle of Midway. In 1944, the D-Day invasion of Europe took place during World War II as Allied...World War II allies to mark the 50th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. A Chinese passenger jet crashed...
This Day in History

...Germans, began in France. In 1942, Japanese forces retreated in the World War II Battle of Midway. In 1944, the "D-Day" invasion of Europe took place during World War II as Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. In 1985...
Irreverent liberals

Why is the report on D-Day relegated to page 7 after 60 years honoring our dead? You had all day Saturday to write a front-page story. Evidently local...


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