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SPIRIT of ’45 WWII 75TH ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITIES

The countdown to Spirit of ’45 Day 2016 officially began with the installation of Seward Johnson’s monumental sculptures depicting the “Times Square Kiss” a few miles outside Detroit at the future site of the Michigan WWII Memorial. The 25 foot

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6th Armored Reunion

The next 6th Armored Reunion is scheduled for September 28-October 2, 2016 in Oklahoma City. Reservations can be made at the Hampton Inn in Bricktown, 300 E Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 405) 232-3600. Just ask for the 6th Armored …

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Mansions, tribute to those who served

Remembering those who gave all and those who served by their side, as well as those presently serving!!  Thanks for protecting our country’s freedom!!!

This is one of the most powerful videos I’ve ever seen.   http://worriersanonymous.org/Share/Mansions.htm

submitted by:Vernon H. Brantley, …

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Normandy Memorial Brick Program

A lasting and fitting tribute to honor those who gave of themselves in service to the liberation of France and Europe in World War II

Click here for details

 

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MURPHY’S 12 BASIC LAWS OF COMBAT

  1. Incoming always has the right of way.
  2. Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than you.
  3. If your attack is going really well, it’s an ambush.
  4. The important things are always simple,
  5. The simple things are always hard.
  6. The easy
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75th Anniversary Commemoration, WWII

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Please help the Friends of the National World War II Memorial,  bring honor and recognition to our “Greatest Generation” by joining us at the WWII Memorial in Washington, DC for special ceremonies and commemoration throughout the year.
http://www.wwiimemorialfriends.org

2016 promises …

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Encyclopedic 
Reference Book on WWII Available

McAuliffeWORLD WAR II ORDER OF BATTLE By Capt. Shelby L. Stanton

In this extraordinary encyclopedic reference book, Shelby Stanton provides a detailed picture of the U.S. Army’s fighting edge. “World War II Order of Battle” covers the structure and organization …

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Reference Book on WWII Available

Rosie the Riveter 
National Historical Park, Doris Davis, Associate

Women ‘Can Do’ Too!
A visit to the Rosie the Riveter WW II Home Front 
National Historical Park
by Doris Davis, Associate

RosieFrontOn August 21, 2015, I visited the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in …

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National Historical Park, Doris Davis, Associate

Searching to interview 55th AIB vets for book

My name is Roger S. H. Schulman, and I am a screenwriter. I am writing a book about the over 1,000 letters that my mother and father exchanged during his stint in the Army during World War II. My dad, …

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Searching for information about the 136th AAA Bn

I am an Associate researching the U.S. Army record for the family of a deceased U.S. Army veteran, Ralph W. Christie, of the 136th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion (mobile) who served in the Battle of the Bulge. I know that the …

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Presidential Memorial Certificate, John Mohor, Associate

I wanted to mention, for the benefit of my fellow associates, that if a family member of a deceased veteran wants a Presidential Memorial Certificate, the request form is VA Form 40-0247 August 2014. (All versions of this form dated …

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THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE HISTORICAL FOUNDATION, INC.

Invites You to Join Your Friends for the
“EVENTS OF REMEMBRANCE AND COMMEMORATION”
OF THE 71st ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE
December 14, 15 and 16, 2015 Metropolitan Washington, DC

                  We are back this year by popular …

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WWII Battle of the Bulge Commemoration Event at Fort Indiantown Gap

2016 BULGE REENACTMENT
71st Anniversary Commemoration Battle
TO HONOR VETERANS of WORLD WAR II & THE BATTLE OF THE BULGEFort Indiantown Gap PA
27 Jan – 31 Jan 2016

The World War II Historical Association, http://www.wwiiha.org invites all Veterans …

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West Michigan chapter (23)

Richard Rizzio, President of the West Michigan Chapter, invited Sherry Klopp
to Traverse City, Michigan to visit Grand Traverse Area Veterans Memorial Park to
see the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Monument. The news media and public
were …

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Belgian, Bruno Pollet adopts grave in Henri-Chapelle

Bruno Pollet

Bruno Pollet

I introduce myself, my name is Bruno Pollet I live in Belgium.

In 2009 I adopted the grave of FRANCIS LEE ALLEN (14,005,185) to the cemetery Henri-Chapelle Belgium.

What month later, Jai had contact with Madame Andrée Dessy …

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