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2014/09/22 17:44
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Saturday's dedication of the community's POW/MIA memorial was a chance to honor American troops who wound up in enemy hands. A few days ago, we profiled World War II veteran Dale Bowlin, who lost a...
2014/09/22 17:44
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2014/09/22 10:05
2014/09/22 10:05
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Woelk, the last remaining food taster for Hitler, has broken her silence, revealing all in a new German documentary. Now aged 96, Woelk was previously forced to work for Adolf Hitler and taste his...
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2014/09/20 17:16
2014/09/20 17:16
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... widow, Woelk has overcome feelings of shame and broken decades of silence to tell her story to German television. "There were constant rumours that the British were out to poison Hitler," she...
2014/09/20 05:57
2014/09/20 05:57
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... first trauma his body has endured. As a gunner aboard a B-17 returning from a mission over Germany during World War II, he was blasted by a shell fired by an attacking fighter plane, and he...
2014/09/20 05:33
2014/09/20 05:33
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... up in a German hospital." Johnson spent the rest of that summer, fall, and early winter in a German POW camp. One day, the Germans asked for some volunteers to leave the camp and cut firewood....
2014/09/20 00:37
2014/09/20 00:37
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... Chevalier, or Knight, of the Legion of Honor, made his comments shortly before the third annual POW-MIA Recognition Day ceremony at Windsor Redding Care Center. The ceremony, which attracted...
2014/09/20 00:29
2014/09/20 00:29
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... of war were honored today at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson for POW*MIA Recognition Day. Most of them are World War II veterans and as they struggled to stand up...
2014/09/19 23:51
2014/09/19 23:51
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... the John Frost Bridge named after the commander who held it for days in the face of a furious German onslaught. And earlier veterans, including John Bosley, 89, who served at Arnhem with 11th...
2014/09/19 23:26
2014/09/19 23:26
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... who were and are missing, as well as Prisoners of War. Friday’s honored seven local POW veterans in the community. There was also time to honor those missing in action and those...
2014/09/18 08:13
2014/09/18 08:13
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By JoAnn R. Walter In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing, as well as their families. Observed on the third...
2014/09/15 16:51
2014/09/15 16:51
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War hero breaks 70 years silence to reveal great escape from Nazi camp in WW2 A PENSIONER has broken a seven decade silence to reveal his great escape from a Nazi war camp. A war hero has broken his...
2014/09/12 02:13
2014/09/12 02:13
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PETER Lorenzen was one of the thousands of Australian soldiers captured by the German army in the First World War. He was one of almost 3500 Diggers who survived being a prisoner of war. The...
2014/09/07 18:48
2014/09/07 18:48
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A pipe dream My uncle, James Burnett, was a prisoner in a German POW camp during World War II. After he was liberated, he returned home and started a (local) plumbing business in the mid-1950s. My...
2014/09/06 02:09
2014/09/06 02:09
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... a left-back during two spells at Easter Road but he also played for Scotland. The son of a German prisoner of war made his one and only appearance in March 1974 - on German soil. The irony of...
2014/09/05 15:49
2014/09/05 15:49
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A FORMER prisoner of war in the notorious Colditz Castle camp during WWII has died, aged 99. Captain Thomas Catlow served in the Navy for 41 years, surviving two periods of imprisonment. On...
2014/09/05 14:51
2014/09/05 14:51
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Operations Executive [BNPS] Sergeant Thomas Handley – a trained wireless operator – was caught by German troops following a high-risk attempt to block Corinth Canal in the Aegean Sea by sinking a...
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2014/09/02 17:21
2014/09/02 17:21
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... only things we’ve got in common is that we both annoyed the Germans': Airman who inspired Steve McQueen's 'Cooler King' character in The Great Escape dies aged 93 Flight Lieutenant Rees was a...
2014/09/02 13:35
2014/09/02 13:35
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... age of 93. Flight Lieutenant Ken Rees was a prisoner of war at the infamous Stalag Luft III camp, and spent an uncomfortable majority of his time there in solitary confinement. He was part of...
2014/09/01 16:12
2014/09/01 16:12
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Ulm implement dealer owner who bailed out of his B17 over Italy during World War II and survived a German POW camp. Elmer Grams of New Ulm was working as a clerk for the Allis-Chalmers company in...
2014/09/01 12:19
2014/09/01 12:19
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... the portraits taken in the photo gallery above. Lawrence Marx, 93, of Flint pointed to the POW/MIA pin on his hat when asked about his experience during WWII. "I was a POW in Siberia on...
2014/09/22 17:44
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