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Eisenhower Memorial Group Makes D-Day Film On Ike

Officials working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are launching a new short film online to mark the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.

06/06/2013

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Scholars Back Quotes At Future Eisenhower Memorial

Three historians are recommending the use of passages from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower — including his message to troops during the D-Day invasion — to help represent the 34th president in a planned memorial in the nation’s capital.

06/05/2013

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Holocaust Survivors, Veterans Gather At D.C. Museum

Elderly survivors of the Holocaust and the veterans who helped liberate them gathered for what could be their last big reunion Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

04/29/2013

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World War II Veteran Honored For Military Service

John Leather wears earplugs to church, but it’s not the sermon that the 88-year-old World War II veteran is trying to muffle.

04/28/2013

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88-Year-Old World War II Vet Shares Stories

At age 88, Kenyon Parker still goes every day to the gym, where he shares stories of his time as a World War II soldier.

03/24/2013

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New Bill Would Block Eisenhower Memorial Funding

A Utah congressman has introduced legislation to scrap the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, citing objections from Ike’s family and the project’s cost.

03/14/2013

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World War II Veterans Share Their Stories

With each passing day, the population of living World War II veterans continues to dwindle across the nation, and with them go stories about one of the most earthshaking periods in history.

02/18/2013

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Military Ordnance Found In Anne Arundel County

Army specialists removed what was believed to be a World War II era munition from an Anne Arundel County neighborhood.

01/13/2013

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Russian Tank In His Backyard Isn’t Unusual For Man

For most people, having a Russian tank and an anti-aircraft gun in the backyard would seem unusual. But for Union Bridge resident David Thrasher, it is all just part of his work.

12/24/2012

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Md. Flags Lowered For Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Flags throughout Maryland are flying at half-staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

12/07/2012

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Eisenhower Memorial Approval Delayed Into 2013

Plans to build a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be delayed into next year as the World War II general’s family continues to object to a design by architect Frank Gehry.

11/16/2012

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German-American Day Opens Foray To Carroll County

At 9 a.m., the wooden pews of McDaniel College’s Big Baker Chapel were quickly filling, as middle school and high school students streamed into the building.

10/17/2012

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