Tag: World War II
On June 16, 1924, Thomas Lazarick, nee Lazarczuk, a 35-year-old immigrant from Ukraine running a dry-goods store in Camden, N.J., bought an “Infantile Whole Life Policy” on his 11-month-old fifth child named Leonard. The policy costs 5 cents a week.Read More
Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation urge passage of legislation to posthumously award Medal of Honor to African-American WWII veteran
Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation teamed up on Tuesday to emphasize their support for bipartisan legislation that would posthumously award the Medal of Honor to an African-American World War II veteran.Read More
Wednesday, April 1, marks the 75th anniversary of the last brutal battle against Japanese forces, the largest amphibious invasion of the Pacific war. Seventy-five years later, U.S. forces are still on the island.Read More
Fredericksburg in Central Texas seems an odd place for the National Museum of the Pacific, but there we were this weekend to honor some of the men who fought the final battle of World War II on Okinawa.Read More
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