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The Advocate
New Orleans area calendar for July 1-7, 2016VISITSTBERNARD.COMMONDAY NATURALIZATION CEREMONY: 10 a.m., U.S. Freedom Pavili
New Orleans area calendar for July 1-7, 2016
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
VISITSTBERNARD.COMMONDAY NATURALIZATION CEREMONY: 10 a.m., U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The Citizenship and Immigration Services will administer the oath of... Read more
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The Advocate
Brexit vote hits home in Louisianareminder of the blood and treasure America has spent to advance a peaceful and
Brexit vote hits home in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
reminder of the blood and treasure America has spent to advance a peaceful and prosperous Europe. It’s the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, which honors the warriors who did so much to nurture a Europe built on common ideals, not... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Fourth of July roundup: Eight patriotic outings next weekendOath of Allegiance and the New Orleans Concert Band drums up some patriotic tun
Fourth of July roundup: Eight patriotic outings next weekend
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 10 days ago
Oath of Allegiance and the New Orleans Concert Band drums up some patriotic tunes during a day of events at the National World War II Museum. Free admission. 2 p.m. Monday. Krewe of Kolossos Fourth of July Flotilla: The parading krewe hosts a... Read more
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NBC News
Letters From Long Ago Now Lift Spirits of WWII's 'Canteen Girl'in the most troubling time that many young Americans had ever known," explains
Letters From Long Ago Now Lift Spirits of WWII's 'Canteen Girl'
NBC News / Posted 12 days ago
in the most troubling time that many young Americans had ever known," explains Kimberly Guise, a curator at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Westerman has fond memories of the long hours on the dance floor, though the specter of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’out 23-year-old Alexander in a “patriotic rap” song he wrote and performed for
Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
out 23-year-old Alexander in a “patriotic rap” song he wrote and performed for the group. They meet monthly at Donetsk’s World War II museum, which is decked out with Soviet flags and military banners, as portraits of Stalin have started cropping... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'out 23-year-old Alexander in a "patriotic rap" song he wrote and performed for
Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
out 23-year-old Alexander in a "patriotic rap" song he wrote and performed for the group. They meet monthly at Donetsk's World War II museum, which is decked out with Soviet flags and military banners, as portraits of Stalin have started cropping... Read more
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The Advocate
It's unanimous: New Orleans City Council approves live-entertainment venue on Lake Pontchartrainand includes plans for a fuel dock and marina supply store as well as a boathou
It's unanimous: New Orleans City Council approves live-entertainment venue on Lake Pontchartrain
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
and includes plans for a fuel dock and marina supply store as well as a boathouse that would be leased to the National World War II Museum to house a restored Navy torpedo boat. “We think it’s an excellent opportunity to put family and... Read more
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PhysOrg
NJIT to participate in historic first ship-to-shore drone deliverycapability - the use of precision technology to simulate the inspection of an F
NJIT to participate in historic first ship-to-shore drone delivery
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
capability - the use of precision technology to simulate the inspection of an F¬14 fighter jet, located indoors at the World War II Museum at Naval Air Station Wildwood. Luftronix technology allows drones to fly through tunnels, over areas of... Read more
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The Advocate
Council approves live-entertainment venue on Lake Pontchartrainand includes plans for a fuel dock and marina supply store as well as a boathou
Council approves live-entertainment venue on Lake Pontchartrain
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
and includes plans for a fuel dock and marina supply store as well as a boathouse that would be leased to the National World War II Museum to house a restored Navy torpedo boat. “We think it’s an excellent opportunity to put family and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Local veteran honored for service on the anniversary of D-Dayliberate Europe from Nazi Germany. Rogers and other D Day veterans were honore
Local veteran honored for service on the anniversary of D-Day
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 24 days ago
liberate Europe from Nazi Germany. Rogers and other D Day veterans were honored with the prestigious medal at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Rogers lives in Denham Springs, and he taught high school students in Shreveport for over... Read more
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CBS News
WWII D-Day invasion of Normandy remembered, 72 years laterflew 30 missions over Europe, including a bombing run on June 6, 1944 as Allied
WWII D-Day invasion of Normandy remembered, 72 years later
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
flew 30 missions over Europe, including a bombing run on June 6, 1944 as Allied forces landed at Normandy. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans is planning a slate of events to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the invasion of... Read more
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Philly.com
A medic's memory of D-Day: Unimaginable carnagesaid Friedenberg, who is scheduled to be honored June 6 for his military servic
A medic's memory of D-Day: Unimaginable carnage
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
said Friedenberg, who is scheduled to be honored June 6 for his military service during a ceremony at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. "I saw a movie some years ago called Somebody Up There Likes Me.I think perhaps somebody... Read more
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Hospitality Net
What to do in New Orleans during HITEC!historic and heavily toured neighborhoods. The Contemporary Arts Center, the Og
What to do in New Orleans during HITEC!
Hospitality Net / Posted 25 days ago
historic and heavily toured neighborhoods. The Contemporary Arts Center, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the National World War II Museum, the Louisiana Children's Museum and numerous galleries and art spaces have built a neighborhood where... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Gathering the stories of D-Day survivorsstories about World War II and D-Day, realizing the urgency of his mission with
Gathering the stories of D-Day survivors
The Oklahoman / Posted 25 days ago
stories about World War II and D-Day, realizing the urgency of his mission with so few surviving veterans. The National World War II museum estimates that by 2036, there will be no living veterans out of the roughly 16 million who served from... Read more
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The Advocate
Special D-Day in Louisianabuilt to honor the sacrifices of that epic battle has just gotten a huge honor
Special D-Day in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
built to honor the sacrifices of that epic battle has just gotten a huge honor by the people of France. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans opened in 2000 as the D-Day Museum, its mission reflecting the special connection between... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton veteran recalls D-Day: 'Hard to digest how many soldiers are buried there'ever" and relied on LCMs and similar craft to deliver the supplies, said Tom Cz
Northampton veteran recalls D-Day: 'Hard to digest how many soldiers are buried there'
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
ever" and relied on LCMs and similar craft to deliver the supplies, said Tom Czekanski, senior curator at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. "While our fighting men continued to push inward and press the Nazis, we have a huge... Read more
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The Advocate
After violent carjacking, former Jazz Fest producer Nancy Ochsenschlager on the ‘healing path’allows. She’s getting her groove back, slowly. Friends took her to the childre
After violent carjacking, former Jazz Fest producer Nancy Ochsenschlager on the ‘healing path’
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
allows. She’s getting her groove back, slowly. Friends took her to the children’s opera “Brundibar” at the National World War II Museum, a benefit concert for singer Leigh “Little Queenie” Harris at Snug Harbor, and a John Boutte performance... Read more
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The Advocate
After violent carjacking, former Jazz Fest producer Nancy Ochsenschlager is on the ‘healing path’allows. She’s getting her groove back, slowly. Friends took her to the childre
After violent carjacking, former Jazz Fest producer Nancy Ochsenschlager is on the ‘healing path’
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
allows. She’s getting her groove back, slowly. Friends took her to the children’s opera “Brundibar” at the National World War II Museum, a benefit concert for singer Leigh “Little Queenie” Harris at Snug Harbor, and a John Boutte performance... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Silent Wings Museum hosting D-Day exhibit.Silent Wings Museum is currently hosting a traveling exhibit about D-Day. The
Silent Wings Museum hosting D-Day exhibit.
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
Silent Wings Museum is currently hosting a traveling exhibit about D-Day. The exhibit feature images from the National World War II Museum. They will have the exhibit until the 19th of June. Their D-Day event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, DEAN S. VESTAL, Youngstown, OhioProducts in Youngstown. Dean was a member of the First Christian Church of Colu
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, DEAN S. VESTAL, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 27 days ago
Products in Youngstown. Dean was a member of the First Christian Church of Columbiana. He was an original donor to the World War II Museum of New Orleans and a member of American Legion Post No. 131 in Leetonia. A history buff, he was well... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Historic plaque dedicated for Hannah Block USOduring World War II. After the war, it was taken over by the City of Wilmington
Historic plaque dedicated for Hannah Block USO
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
during World War II. After the war, it was taken over by the City of Wilmington and is still used as an arts center and World War II museum. The plaque was presented in memory of James and Rosalie Carr, two longtime foundation volunteers. Each... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
WWII veteran returns homestamped "Deceased" and returned to sender. After the funeral service, the soldi
WWII veteran returns home
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted a month ago
stamped "Deceased" and returned to sender. After the funeral service, the soldier's remains will be driven by the city's World War II museum where the American flag will be lowered to half-staff and taps sounded before the procession continues to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
100-old vet among those honored during WWII ceremonyAt the National World War II Museum, war heroes, both deceased and alive, were
100-old vet among those honored during WWII ceremony
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a month ago
At the National World War II Museum, war heroes, both deceased and alive, were honored. "This talks about remembering what these people did for us to preserve the freedoms that we continue to enjoy today,” said Bill Detweiler, consultant for... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Local veterans remember sacrifices made on Memorial Dayto 1944 as a petty officer. He survived Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Jackson
Local veterans remember sacrifices made on Memorial Day
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted a month ago
to 1944 as a petty officer. He survived Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Jackson was one of many recognized at the National World War II Museum for bravery and didn't mind sharing the spotlight. Clay Bonnyman Evans stood in the gap for his... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans area calendar for May 27-June 2, 2016from post members. nps.gov/jela/chalmette-national-cemetery.htmlMONDAY MEMORIA
New Orleans area calendar for May 27-June 2, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
from post members. nps.gov/jela/chalmette-national-cemetery.htmlMONDAY MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATIONS: 10:30 a.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Events throughout the day include band performances, descendants of World... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
WWII Museum commemorates Memorial DayFor Memorial Day, the National World War II Museum is doing its part to honor t
WWII Museum commemorates Memorial Day
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 1 months ago
For Memorial Day, the National World War II Museum is doing its part to honor those who fought and died for their country. Monday's event at the museum will kick off with music to commemorate the holiday The U.S. Marine Corps Band New Orleans brass... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Former coroner scheduled to be released from prison on MondayMemorial DayWWII Museum commemorates Memorial Day (Source: The National WWII M
Former coroner scheduled to be released from prison on Monday
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
Memorial DayWWII Museum commemorates Memorial Day (Source: The National WWII Museum) For Memorial Day, the National World War II Museum is doing its part to honor those who fought and died for their country. For Memorial Day, the National... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
15-old found in Leaf RiverMemorial DayWWII Museum commemorates Memorial Day (Source: The National WWII M
15-old found in Leaf River
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
Memorial DayWWII Museum commemorates Memorial Day (Source: The National WWII Museum) For Memorial Day, the National World War II Museum is doing its part to honor those who fought and died for their country. For Memorial Day, the National... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Houma veteran remembered for legacy of public servicein veteran groups such as the American Legion Post 31 and the Veterans of Forei
Houma veteran remembered for legacy of public service
The Daily Comet / Posted 1 months ago
in veteran groups such as the American Legion Post 31 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and as a charter member of the World War II Museum in New Orleans. He received the Eugene J. Folse Outstanding Veteran Award in January. “He never talked... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Denial of military honors at Arlington National Cemetery stings WASPs, but change is in the windRonald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News A PT-19 Primary Trainer airplane rests in the h
Denial of military honors at Arlington National Cemetery stings WASPs, but change is in the wind
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 1 months ago
Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News A PT-19 Primary Trainer airplane rests in the hangar at the National WASP World War II Museum in Sweetwater. Deceased WASPs will once again be able to have their ashes inurned at Arlington National Cemetery, thanks to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Houma veteran remembered for legacy of public servicein veteran groups such as the American Legion Post 31 and the Veterans of Forei
Houma veteran remembered for legacy of public service
The Houma Courier / Posted 1 months ago
in veteran groups such as the American Legion Post 31 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and as a charter member of the World War II Museum in New Orleans. He received the Eugene J. Folse Outstanding Veteran Award in January. “He never talked... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Houma veteran remembered for legacy of public servicein veteran groups such as the American Legion Post 31 and the Veterans of Forei
Houma veteran remembered for legacy of public service
The Daily Comet / Posted 1 months ago
in veteran groups such as the American Legion Post 31 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and as a charter member of the World War II Museum in New Orleans. He received the Eugene J. Folse Outstanding Veteran Award in January. “He never talked... Read more
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Minot Daily News
World War II veteran credits service and family for successwith my family," Aas said. "My family has always been tight and united. We took
World War II veteran credits service and family for success
Minot Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
with my family," Aas said. "My family has always been tight and united. We took a trip to New Orleans and visited the World War II Museum. I think this museum is great and will probably be the best World War II museum to visit. We were down... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
WWII vet whose remains returned to New Orleans laid to restMembers of the Living History Corps raise a flag to half staff outside the Worl
WWII vet whose remains returned to New Orleans laid to rest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
Members of the Living History Corps raise a flag to half staff outside the World War II Museum in New Orleans in honor of WWII veteran Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The World War II veteran's remains were returned to New Orleans... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
WWII sailor to get military burial after remains identified 70 years latertank was destroyed by either enemy fire or an enemy mine. Anderson lost his li
WWII sailor to get military burial after remains identified 70 years later
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 1 months ago
tank was destroyed by either enemy fire or an enemy mine. Anderson lost his life in the attack. According to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, 416,800 service members from America lost their lives in the several theaters of combat... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
WWII vet whose remains returned to New Orleans laid to restout hunting. His remains were returned to New Orleans Monday. After the funer
WWII vet whose remains returned to New Orleans laid to rest
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
out hunting. His remains were returned to New Orleans Monday. After the funeral service, his remains were driven by the World War II museum where the flag lowered to half-staff. Keating is actually buried in two places. Some of his remains were... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies peacefullyBay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Thr
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies peacefully
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 1 months ago
Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Through a program conducted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans that helps people visit war sites, Rector signed up to visit the Royal Air Force station... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies peacefullyBay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Thr
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies peacefully
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Through a program conducted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans that helps people visit war sites, Rector signed up to visit the Royal Air Force station... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Thr
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Through a program conducted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans that helps people visit war sites, Rector signed up to visit the Royal Air Force station... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Thr
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Through a program conducted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans that helps people visit war sites, Rector signed up to visit the Royal Air Force station... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Thr
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 1 months ago
Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Through a program conducted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans that helps people visit war sites, Rector signed up to visit the Royal Air Force station... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies peacefullyBay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Thr
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies peacefully
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Through a program conducted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans that helps people visit war sites, Rector signed up to visit the Royal Air Force station... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Thr
WWII veteran returns to Britain 70 years after serving, dies...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 1 months ago
Bay, Florida, to visit the region that he hadn't visited in seven decades. Through a program conducted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans that helps people visit war sites, Rector signed up to visit the Royal Air Force station... Read more
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The Washington Times
Melvin Rector, World War II B-17 gunner, dies at 94 after ‘final mission’ back to Englandhis tour was done,” Ms. Jowers said. “He completed his final mission.” The vet
Melvin Rector, World War II B-17 gunner, dies at 94 after ‘final mission’ back to England
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
his tour was done,” Ms. Jowers said. “He completed his final mission.” The veterans trip was organized by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. It was his first time back to the country in 71 years. Funeral services for Mr. Rector... Read more
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FOX News
'Memphis Belle' gunner revisits England, dies during 'final mission'decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Fla., to visit Britain as part of a
'Memphis Belle' gunner revisits England, dies during 'final mission'
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Fla., to visit Britain as part of a travel program organized by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. "He planned it for like the last six months," Darlene O'Donnell, Rector's stepdaughter,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
After 70 years, B-17 gunner revisits Britain – and dies quietly there94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Fla., to visit B
After 70 years, B-17 gunner revisits Britain – and dies quietly there
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Fla., to visit Britain earlier this month. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducts a travel program through which interested parties can visit certain sites of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visi
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 1 months ago
94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visit Britain earlier this month. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducts a travel program through which interested parties can visit certain sites of the... Read more
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The Courier
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visi
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there
The Courier / Posted 1 months ago
94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visit Britain earlier this month. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducts a travel program through which interested parties can visit certain sites of the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visi
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 1 months ago
94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visit Britain earlier this month. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducts a travel program through which interested parties can visit certain sites of the... Read more
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The Young Witness
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visi
WWII gunner revisits country he helped save, then dies quietly there
The Young Witness / Posted 1 months ago
94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, to visit Britain earlier this month. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducts a travel program through which interested parties can visit certain sites of the... Read more
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