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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
WWII lifeline mostly missing from the popular memory of World War II, historians and pilots from the time say. "They know about D-Day, they know about the Battle of the Bulge, they know about Stalingrad because those are the turning points of the war...


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