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His unit captured Der Füehrer's sporty Mercedes convertible

Bob Granchi of Port Charlotte, Fla. was a “Screaming Eagle,” a member of the 101st Airborne Division that jumped behind German lines on D-Day. He was also surrounded by the enemy at Bastogne, Belgium, during “The Battle of the Bulge” in December 1944. 667 more words

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Air Canada's Newest Maple Leaf Lounge Opens at Newark Airport

MONTREAL, Oct. 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced it has opened a Maple Leaf Lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport. The new lounge, Air Canada’s third in the U.S., is conveniently located beyond security near Air Canada gates, giving eligible Air Canada and… 453 more words


Fate Unknown by Galen G. Mitchell

Fate Unknown: Reflections of a Combat Tour (Labuela, 420 pp., $19.95, paper: $5.99, Kindle) pays tribute to the men of A Company of the 1/327th in the 101st Airborne Division during their deployment to Vietnam in 1965-66. 487 more words


The Time America Forgot

The Time America Forgot

by: john harrison

Finally my war was over. That plane was so quiet on takeoff, but when those wheels came up, pandemonium reigned. 2,441 more words


D - Day Thoughts

Our visit to the museum at The Eagle’s Nest in Berchtesgaden a couple of years ago transported me to the year 1944-1945 when the world was at war and the powers of good and evil hung precariously in the balance. 318 more words