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WWII vet's dog tags found in Netherlands returned to family in West Mich.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — It was a homecoming about 70 years and nearly 4,000 miles in the making.

Dog tags belonging to a World War II veteran with family ties to West Michigan had been missing for decades, but last week they finally returned home after a man in the Netherlands found them years earlier. 481 more words


Film Viewing: Casablanca

With the new school year off to a start, I’ve started film viewings in my Audio Video Production class. I have my students watch movies for a few reasons, the most important being to learn what a good movie is. 323 more words

From The Teacher

General Motors 2.5 ton Fuel Truck

I know, I know.  You all are tired of seeing war birds and tanks.  And you’re asking “when will Dave do something really cool like a fuel truck?” 238 more words

Scale Models

Looking back ... to September 1944

Seventy years ago this month, U.S. military forces were still fighting World War II. Some radio personalities were involved in the war effort as active members of the military. 263 more words

World War II

A Historical Retrospective of The Bridge of Deaths

Today, we’ll take a look back at the history behind M.C.V. Egan’s The Bridge of Deaths.


September 5, 1939: United States proclaims its neutrality; German troops cross the Vistula River in Poland. 502 more words

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Rome, Open City

The story behind Rome, Open City is about as heroic as screenwriting gets, but it’s so much more than a historical curiosity. I saw the restored version of it… 377 more words

A Quickie (Roscoe)

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