Thursday, 24 January 2019
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U.S. airmen killed in WWII crash honored by witness decades later

Added: 23.01.2019 0:15 | 4 views | 0 comments

Tony Foulds as just 8 years old when he saw a World War II bomber try to land on the field he was playing on. The pilot veered away and crashed. As Mark Phillips reports, Foulds now honors the memories of the U.S. airmen who died.

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Ocasio-Cortez calls climate change ‘our World War II,’ warns the world will end in 12 years

Added: 22.01.2019 4:59 | 20 views | 0 comments

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY spoke out about her desires to tackle climate change, comparing it to World War II.

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Tata & Prince: Precedent for Syria, Afghanistan pullout lies with WWII-era Flying Tigers

Added: 19.01.2019 15:20 | 14 views | 0 comments

President Trump is right to continue his drive to remove combat troops from Syria and Afghanistan and can cite the success of the privatized Flying Tigers in World War II as a way of finding economy of force during transition operations.

Mysterious disappearance of Glenn Miller's airplane might be solved

Added: 19.01.2019 14:02 | 3 views | 0 comments

The disappearance of bandleader Glenn Miller during World War II has remained one of aviation's greatest mysteries, but intriguing clues from beneath the waves could finally provide some answers. Dana Jacobson reports.

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Philippines' Richest Man, Mall Magnate Henry Sy, Dies Aged 94

Added: 19.01.2019 11:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rags-to-riches retail tycoon Henry Sy, who began his career selling surplus American army boots during World War II and ended it a billionaire, died Saturday at age 94.

Bandleader Glenn Miller’s doomed plane possibly uncovered decades after disappearing during WWII

Added: 17.01.2019 17:02 | 9 views | 0 comments

The mystery behind how Glenn Miller’s plane disappeared during World War II may finally be solved.

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AD Classics: Aarhus City Hall / Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller

Added: 17.01.2019 11:20 | 9 views | 0 comments


In 1941, at the height of World War II in Western Europe, the city of , achieved an unusual architectural feat. It finished construction on a brand new city hall that was to be a beacon of democratic governance while the city lay under direct Nazi occupation. Designed four years earlier by the heralded duo of Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller, the Rådhus survived the war and became an internationally recognized classic of Danish modernism.

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March for Life -- Here's why I (still) march

Added: 17.01.2019 9:00 | 16 views | 0 comments

Before he was Dr. Seuss, he was Theodore Geisel, penning cartoons to support America in the struggle against fascism in World War II. But Geisel’s work went beyond mere patriotism. At a time when Japanese Americans were demonied, stripped of their freedom, and marched off to internment camps, Geisel depicted them, in popular cartoon strips, as less than human.

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