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World War II

WWII vet goes back in time

World War II veteran Russell Stokes was treated by a former student to a trip to Evansville, Ind. to see a Land Ship Tank Navy ship like the one he served on during the way. (July 10, 2012, Page 1, 2)

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    Vet honored 68 years after D-Day

    World War II veteran Robert W. Plants was honored Thursday at City Hall with a the French Legion of Honour Medal for his service on D-Day. (May 25, 2012, Page 1A, 12A)

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      The four chaplains practiced what they preached

      Looking for a bit of inspiration? Local columnist T.J. Ray offers us the “four chaplains” and their story during World War II that shows they talked the talk and walked the walk. (March 2, 2012, Page 4A)

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        The Clock Will Soon Be Still

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about the O’Hares, “Butch” and “Easy Eddie,” and how they both passed on a legacy of honor and courage. (February 28, 2012, Page 4)

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          Sleeping Giant

          Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of “the day that will live in infamy,” the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look back at the event with closer looks at some involved – his father and also Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. (December 6, 2011, Page 4)

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            Faulkner shot at me and missed, (Thank God)

            Guest columnist J.W. “Jay” Mitchell discusses what it was like for him moving to Oxford from the Mississippi Delta shortly after World War II and an encounter with literary great William Faulkner on a hunting trip. (November 21, 2011, Page 4A)

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              Grieving for a city that won WWII

              Columnist Susan Boehm lived in Detroit when WWII began and remembers the days when Detroit was known as the “Arsenal of Democracy.” (September 30, 2011, Page 1B)

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                Fishing with my father

                Columnist Susan Boehm takes us back in time to when she enjoyed the lazy days of summer fishing with her father. (July 29, 2011, Page 1B)

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                  A day of appreciation

                  Veterans and those who support them spent Monday morning honoring those who gave all for the freedoms everyone enjoys each day during the annual Memorial Day Ceremony held at the National Guard Armory. (May 31, 2011, Page 1)

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                    World War II veteran flies high

                    World War II veteran and Azalea Gardens resident Hugh Newton took to the skies Tuesday in a 1943 Boeing Stearman, owned by Bill and Darryl Fisher of Salem, Ore. who are touring the country and giving free rides to veterans. (March 30, 2011, Page 1)

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