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...terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.GLACIER CINEMAS"Unbroken" (PG-13) - Synopsis: After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese...
My Turn: Renew your faith

...war to end slavery, and we fought two great wars to free the world from evil domination.When my father went off to fight in WWII, I wasn't born yet. In Alaska, our territorial government had no significant revenue and was largely dependent on federal...
Robert Schroth

...sign, he joined the Navy in 1944, went to a Marine training camp then stationed in the South Pacific. All our armed forces in WWII were called the "Greatest Generation." On the troop ship headed for Tokyo, his hero, President Truman dropped the atomic...

The black and white photograph published in Monday's Empire about WWII veterans from Hoonah is of Edwin Harvey Lindoff. The caption erroneously said it was of William Horton, who also is a veteran from Hoonah.
Made in Alaska: Lisle Hebert's "Crazy"

...looks on their faces. It's romanticized."Look, violent movies have been going on since I was kid. That was right after WWII. It was cowboy and war movies. The good guys always won, they didn't get hurt too bad. It was a different kind of mass...
Death Notice: Leray Francis Clements

...retired from the Alaska Department of Labor in 1975 while married to his wife of more than 30 years, Martha.Leray was a proud WWII veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, traveling to China, Burma and India during campaigns in those countries...
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Remembering the Hoonah Boys

...had succumbed to a disastrous fire in 1944, and they struggled to adjust to a community rebuilt.According to the National WWII Museum, the United States loses 555 World War II veterans a day, and within a few years, none will be left.William Horton...
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UAS brings spotlight to Aleut internment camps

...provide for the Aleut evacuees resulted in countless deaths during WWII, according to the film.In 1951, a group of Aleuts from the...Japanese-Americans and Aleutian Natives who were interned during WWII.But as Aleut communities began rebuilding and the Native cultures...
Florence Abbie Anderegg Chapman in Green Valley.Abbie was born on June 22, 1922 in Springfield, Vermont and grew up on a small farm before serving in WWII as a nurse, where she met her future husband, Jim Anderegg (deceased). The family will hold a private ceremony in Arizona...
Michigan man's WWII dog tag found in Nome

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A man searching for sea glass along a western Alaska beach has discovered a Michigan soldier's World War II dog tag. Mario Gandolfo said he found the dog tag in Nome, Alaska, on Nov.


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