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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Normandy survivors honored

...Cook, killed the day before, on D-Day. "As far as I was concerned, there...first class, several weeks after D-Day. "The German air force was still...unsuccessful." Bickar arrived on D-Day at just 19 years old. "What do I...
Euro a step toward union

...of the European Union. The day scheduled for the circulation of the currency has been called "E Day" as opposed to "D Day" when allied forces disembarked in Normandy. It is by the distance between both dates that the size of the achievement...
Century's worst mistake: Communism

...person, idea or event that most improved the future. Einstein's theory of relativity changed the basis of science; D-Day, the largest military assault in history, permanently changed the geopolitical course of the world; and Neil Armstrong's...


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