My dad was in the Army in World War II. He was a dental technician in an armored headquarters group and never went overseas. But many of his friends did go overseas and saw combat. What follows are some excerpts from letters sent to my dad. Bill Zerby was attached to the 781 Tank Battalion, 7th Army, in France and Germany. Show More Summary
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Last week, I attended the HIV is Not a Crime II National Training Academy in Huntsville at the University of Alabama. Positive Women’s Network USA and the Sero Project, two groups leading the fight against HIV criminalization in the U.S., organized the conference. Show More Summary
The upcoming liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa from the terrorist group Daesh can be compared geopolitically to the capture of Berlin during World War II, member of political division of the Social-Nationalist Party of Syria, Tariq al-Ahmad said.
“The singer is an ethnic Tatar, and the song seems to make reference to Soviet abuses of the group in Crimea during World War II. (‘They kill you all and say, ‘We’re not guilty,’’ she sings in the song.) There had been calls for Jamala’s disqualification that cited Eurovision’s rules banning explicitly political songs, but […]
Americas Guggenheim Securities Group has indicated strong Foreign Military Sales (FMS) for the first six months of 2016, with $29 billion in FMS cases announced by the end of April. This could be further strengthened with pending US fighter sales, which includes the long awaited approval of F/A-18s and F-15s to Kuwait and Qatar respectively. […]
Ralph Stanley II has added a new member to his touring band. Brad Beavers has joined the group on bass. Beavers is a native of Tazewell, VA now living in Johnson City, TN where he moved several years ago to study in the Bluegrass, Old […]
Berlin pays pension to Belgian citizens who fought alongside Nazi Germany during World War II, the president of the Groupe Memoire organization said.
LONDON — We've found the panda. We've found the cat. We've found the potato among the hamsters, and we've even found the cloaked Queen Elizabeth II in the brown and white sea of corgis. SEE ALSO: A griffin invaded this group of hat-wearing eagles. Show More Summary
Among the offerings, The Reflections of Childhood Collection, Part II ? a group of important and rare photographs capturing the contradictions, mysteries, and even the pain of growing up ? sells for more than $526,000 in Heritage Auctions' $1M+ Photographs Auction April 17 in New York. Show More Summary
As final preparations get underway for Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday Thursday (April 21) anti-monarchy campaigners say they are "stronger than ever," despite popular support for the Queen and the younger royals.
From Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: Men, as a group, have been less and less inclined to participate in the labor market since at least World War II. From 1970 to 1999, the male participation rate declined from 80 percent to 75 percent. Show More Summary
Here are some nice LEGO versions of essential medieval buildings from Age of Empires II by a group of LEGO enthusiasts. An Archery Range by Mark of Falworth and Barracks by Andrew JN above, and a few more below. Read more...
Skydance and Alibaba Pictures are teaming on The Flying Tigers, a film about the volunteer group of U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marines that defended China against Japanese forces before America entered World War II. They were conscripted into the 1st American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force. Show More Summary
Twelve years ago, a group of activists in Taiwan realized that just a few survivors were left among the island's women taken as sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II, and they resolved to open a museum about their ordeal. The "comfort women" issue has aroused passionate public anger...
If you see a group of elderly women in red Tuesday on Capitol Hill, you’ve seen the original “Rosie the Riveters.” About 30 women who assisted in the war effort during World War II stopped by the Capitol building Tuesday. The women are on a trip to Washington from Detroit organized to recognize their service. […]
Zamansky LLC is investigating the Energy & Minerals Group Fund II, III and IV, LP hedge funds (the “EMG Funds”), offered by Energy & Minerals Group (“EMG Group”), the firm led by John T. Raymond, the son of former the former Exxon Mobil Corp. Show More Summary
To mark the 75th anniversary of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, a group of California activists is calling on the U.S. government to honor them with a postage stamp. The Stamp Our Story campaign has spent the last decade petitioning the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate...
Silk is back with 'Quiet Storm' and the group shares their thoughts on Boyz II Men, why they waited for this moment, and the influence of 90s R&B on a new generation. Continue reading…
Today, an Ohio class ballistic missile submarine assigned to Submarine Group 10, completed a Follow-on Commander’s Evaluation Test (FCET) with the launch of three Trident II D5 missiles. Designated FCET-52, and spanning a three-day period, the operation marked the 158th, 159th, and 160th successful test flights of the Trident II D5 missile. The primary objective