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2015/05/28 04:24
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Most of the following was from personal conversation. • Prisoner-of-war camp, 1945, the German flag flew at half mast. An American POW asked, "Why the half mast?" The German guard unexpectedly said,...
2015/05/28 04:24
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2015/05/25 17:09
2015/05/25 17:09
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... site. Nick Mead (on right) dressed as an Ordinary Seaman with his brother Pat, who was taken PoW in North Africa, and their father Frederick Nicolas Mead was born on March 19 1922 at...
2015/05/25 08:02
2015/05/25 08:02
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... to an end. Finally, many Americans and other Allied soldiers would return from captivity in German and Japanese POW camps. At last, young men would be reunited with their families....
2015/05/24 21:21
2015/05/24 21:21
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... it was attacked RELATED ARTICLES The medal that MOCKED the sinking of the Lusitania: German...The heartwarming moment elderly couple is given trip of a...Stunning pictures reveal...
2015/05/24 11:40
2015/05/24 11:40
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... think I ever had a mission that we didn't have flak," says King, describing the exploding German anti-aircraft shells he experienced as a bombardier on a B-17 bomber. "The greatest concern I...
2015/05/24 05:40
2015/05/24 05:40
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... whom Hall had flown before, were killed instantly in the crash. Sasser later died in a German POW camp. Only three of the nine crewmen survived to return home. There is no record why Hall...
2015/05/22 16:33
2015/05/22 16:33
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Crowdfunding launched for film on German POW camp in Frederick Producers of a movie about a POW camp for Germans that operated in Frederick during World War II are launching a crowdfunding campaign...
2015/05/21 13:08
2015/05/21 13:08
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SCOTTISH soldiers turned out in style to say farewell to a German town after 70 years. Troops from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and the Highlanders marched through Fallingbostel. The British Army...
2015/05/20 15:14
2015/05/20 15:14
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But Bob spent just as much time telling them stories - about growing up in Ironwood, being in a German POW camp, or attending Tech at a time when there were only eight girls there "and my mom...
2015/05/19 19:30
2015/05/19 19:30
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... able to pull the ripcord. Roane Sias, right, was award a Purple Heart after slipping past German lines in 1944. (Courtesy Sias family) As an epic air battle raged above, claiming four more...
2015/05/16 21:21
2015/05/16 21:21
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Great Escaper: Incredible tale of how a dapper WWI air ace became the only Hun to escape a British PoW camp... and earn our begrudging respect Gunther Pluschow crash-landed his warplane in China and...
2015/05/16 04:26
2015/05/16 04:26
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Hemingway) It has been more than 70 years since Alec Kerr's Wellington bomber was shot down over Germany during World War II. But it is only now the 94-year-old is preparing to publish his...
2015/05/14 06:48
2015/05/14 06:48
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... by his parents and that he still has today. The cover, printed nearly a week after the formal German surrender in World War II, expressed the jubilee of "Victory in Europe" day, a feeling that...
2015/05/10 20:05
2015/05/10 20:05
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... one of seven Australian veterans who have travelled to France and England seven decades after Germany's unconditional surrender to the Allies ended the war in Europe on May 8, 1945. Australian...
2015/05/10 19:17
2015/05/10 19:17
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... one of seven Australian veterans who have travelled to France and England seven decades after Germany's unconditional surrender to the Allies ended the war in Europe on May 8, 1945. They joined...
2015/05/08 16:28
2015/05/08 16:28
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... is "Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema." The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. Germany unconditionally surrendered to the Allies on May 7, 1945 (it was announced the next day, May...
2015/05/08 01:41
2015/05/08 01:41
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... captured in his first battle (the Battle of the Bulge) and spent the remainder of the war in a German POW camp. And there was an uncle who was decorated for creating a line of defense in that...
2015/05/08 00:41
2015/05/08 00:41
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... end of conflict in the European Theater 70 years ago this week. On May 7, 1945, at 2:41 a.m., Germany surrendered unconditionally to the Western allies and the Soviet Union. May 8, 1945, is...
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2015/05/07 15:27
2015/05/07 15:27
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... his son Archibald – Mr Clyde’s father – was also a merchant seaman, spending time in a German POW camp after his ship the SS Brecknockshire was captured by a German raider in 1917. Mr...
2015/05/07 13:49
2015/05/07 13:49
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... Saleh and he’s from Azerbaijan. We don’t know he died or survived.” Annie Steinmetz“I am a German, both my grandfathers were officers in the German Army. One died while defending his home in...
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