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A Medal of Honor for SFC Alwyn Cashe

Sergeant First Class Alwyn Cashe received a posthumous Silver Star for his actions in Iraq. Many people - including the officer who originally recommended the Silver Star - say he deserves the Medal of Honor.
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Here is Where: Holding the Fort in San Antonio

Barricaded in a freezing cold, rat-infested room inside the Alamo, the lone defender had gone almost three days without food, water or sleep after armed men had positioned themselves around the compound....
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Kimo Williams: Are You Experienced?

Shaped by his in-country experiences, musician and Vietnam veteran Kimo Williams continues to work on behalf of vets and soldiers from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq
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Lucky Break

I've been thinking a lot lately about the endgame of the war in the European Theater, early 1945. For the Germans, things had fallen apart. The Soviets were slashing deeply into East Prussia and crossing the...
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Tiso in the Wolf’s Lair

Last time out we began a discussion of a seemingly insignificant event. Near the end of May 1944, Monsignor Jozef Tiso, the wartime leader of Slovakia, paid a visit to Adolf Hitler at the latter's headquarters...
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No Respect

Life isn't fair, and neither is history. Indeed, some historical events—no matter how vast or significant—seem destined to be forgotten. And World War II is full of them. Let's say you are...
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Typo

I am all thumbs. Put me at a computer keyboard, and I am trouble. I am the lord of the typo. Put my on an iPhone and things get exponentially worse. Put me on an iPhone with that quaint function known as...