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Lieutenant Governor To Honor WWII Veterans

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will be speaking at an event honoring World War II veterans.

09/19/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Memorial To Include High-Tech Features

Despite ongoing disagreement over the design of a national memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, planners are creating a high-tech virtual memorial to accompany the monument.

08/30/2012

(AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

National Archives Shows History Of U.S. Immigration

Documents and photographs attached to U.S. immigration forms have been culled from the National Archives for a new exhibit about immigrants who came to this country.

06/19/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Salazar Seeks To Broker Eisenhower Memorial Deal

A member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet is taking a direct interest in helping to resolve a dispute over the design of a national memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower, which could delay the project beyond the summer, according to discussions revealed Thursday.

06/08/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

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94-Year-Old Md. World War II Vet To Be Honored For Heroism In France

A local veteran is headed to France where he will be honored for his bravery and being part of one of the most famous units to serve in World War II.

05/30/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Family At Impasse On Memorial Design

The family of President Dwight D. Eisenhower is welcoming design changes by architect Frank Gehry for a memorial honoring the World War II general but says any monument should be simple, sustainable and affordable to honor his values.

05/30/2012

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UMBC Professor To Head Holocaust Archive

A U.S. university professor has been appointed director of the International Tracing Service’s Holocaust-era archive in the German town of Bad Arolsen.

05/30/2012

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Tuskegee Airmen In Md. Talk About Their Experiences Of Serving In World War II

They served America with honor and distinction. Kai Jackson had the privilege of talking with several Tuskegee airmen who are working hard to tell their story.

05/25/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Gehry Offers Changes In Eisenhower Memorial Design

Architect Frank Gehry and his design team proposed changes Tuesday to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial planned for a site near the National Mall after hearing complaints from Ike’s family for months.

05/15/2012

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Man Writes About Nazis & Czechoslovakia

When he was 9 years old, Charles Ota Heller found a loaded gun in a roadside ditch and shot a Nazi in the chest. He hoped the man died, though he didn’t stick around long enough to find out. All he heard was a woman’s screams as his victim lay on the ground in the waning days of World War II.

04/16/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Commission Supports D.C. Eisenhower Memorial Design

Members of a federal commission working to build a memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are issuing a unanimous statement supporting architect Frank Gehry and his design concept after hearing months of criticism.

03/27/2012

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