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Yogi Berra remembered at funeral by family, sports royalty

...more than one of the game's greats.He was the man who served his country courageously on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in 1944. He was the man who delighted in the joys of family and someone who brought roaring laughter with his words wherever...
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When all's said and done, Berra was one of a kind manager's office.O'Neill said he sat mesmerized as Yogi talked about being aboard a Navy gunboat at the D-Day invasion. No boasting, just telling how it was. That, and reminiscing about spring training in the 1940s and the way...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 11

...Pennsylvania and Washington. Major league baseball postpones a full schedule of regular-season games for the first time since D-Day in 1944.2005 - Roger Federer defends his U.S. Open singles title by beating 35-year-old Andre Agassi 6-3, 2-6...
Book review: "Iditarod: The First Ten Years"

...possible. Reminiscence shades into hagiography to respect the dead.Studs Terkel wrote "The Good War" four decades after D-Day. A few years ago, there were a flurry of books examining J. Edgar Hoover, 40 years after his death. Watergate and...
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...
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...


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