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A Young Pilot’s Surprising Political Leanings

Branded a left-wing peacenik during his 1972 presidential campaign against incumbent Richard M. Nixon, Senator George S. McGovern lost that race in a landslide, winning only Massa-chusetts and Washington, D.C....
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Mystery Date: Pacific War Edition

Norma Clinton was an attractive young honors student living in rural Georgia. Harry Kipp was a Marine captain from Minnesota who had survived the attack on Pearl Harbor before shipping off to the Pacific. At...
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Two Landing Craft Tank Men Woo a Pretty Girl Back Home

After coming across a letter Elizabeth Jane Kivell had written to a high school friend, wo mail-deprived ensigns in Europe, F. Nye Moses Jr. and Bill Wilhoit, took it upon themselves to correspond with her as well and engage in a little playful humor against the somber backdrop of war.
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After the Battle of the Bulge, Nothing Seemed the Same—Even Snow

When Frank J. Conwell was a child, wintry conditions meant frolicking outside in the snow. But in the frozen forests of the Ardennes, where Conwell served with the 1st Infantry Division’s 436th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, the conditions meant something else altogether.
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Patrick Hitler Makes a Case to Fight the Reich

After the U.S. declared war on Germany William Patrick Hitler, the half-English nephew of Adolf Hitler, appealed directly to Franklin Roosevelt in his effort to join the U.S. military.