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WASHINGTON – President Obama on Tuesday awarded the Medal of Honor to two American soldiers, one African-American and one Jewish, whose valor and sacrifice on the French front lines during World War I had never been fully recognized. “We are a …
A conflict, which has shaken the whole world, is still making headlines. And the reason is clear: the tiny islands of the South China Sea could lead to a world war. It is all about the confrontation between China (and, apparently, also Russia now) from …
Although the Cossack ride commemorates the Soviet victory, Cossacks in fact fought on both sides in the Second World War. Seen as a threat to the Bolshevik regime, they suffered repression in the years after the Russian Revolution.
Valuable World War II memorabilia stolen during a home burglary in Gwinnett County has been returned to its rightful owner.
Like the photos in the yellowed pages of his book about the 40,000 Black Panthers of the U.S. Army’s 66 Division, the memories of World War II veteran Clayton Holder, 90, are fading – perhaps partly because he wants them to. “Those were the good old …
Bill Newman, the post’s historian who has spent the past decade compiling more than 100 histories of individual World War II veterans from the area. The upcoming presentations are an increasingly r