WWII

Download PDF attachments of Ernie Harwell's early work as a WWII correspondent for Leatherneck Magazine. DETROIT -- From the sandy shores of Lake Michigan to the rugged streets in Flint, they listened to Ernie Harwell tell the Detroit Tigers ' tales for more than 40 years. Beloved by generations of...
Pavuvu. Say it slowly: PahVOO-VOO. Doesn't it bring a mental image of a tropical paradise, palm trees swaying in a gentle breeze, the soft scent of hibiscus blossoms filling the evening air, the sinuous figures of graceful dancing girls outlined against the setting sun? Aren't the romantic...
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“In the memories of the men who fought there, American, Australian, and Japanese, it will remain one of the evil spots of this world. Nearly everybody had malaria, dysentery or fungus infection, often all three simultaneously; dengue fever and scrub typhus occurred, and among the Japanese beri-beri...
Your first reaction to Joseph E. Persico’s Roosevelt’s Centurions might be that it is just another book about World War II/Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR); however, by capitalizing on the extensive research of two previous books on FDR, as well as three additional works on World War II, distinguished...
This story is about one family from Brooklyn, N.Y., with eight children. In 1940. that family had 10 people running about a small three-bedroom home. During World War 11, that same family had six young men lighting in three of the bloodiest battles of the war. This story is not about the Battle of...
* Sixteen World War II veterans turned out for the Marine Military Academy (MMA) Iwo Jima Parade in Harlingen, Texas, on Feb. 19. This year marked the 68th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Open to the public, the annual event is a tribute to the courage and sacrifice made by "The Greatest...

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