WWII newspaper headlines from ...

Jun 5, 2017 by

France Invaded: Allied Troops Launch Mighty Offensive Philadelphia Inquirer (Final) – June 6, 1944   We Crack West Wall,...

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Statue of Liberty construction...

Aug 23, 2015 by

Liberty Enlightening the World: The Statue of Liberty’s construction Lady Liberty’s face is seen here on Liberty Island,...

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Allies drive 41 miles on D-Day...

Jun 6, 2015 by

Allies drive 41 miles on D-Day: Offensive rolls into Normandy Beachheads in France are made secure in first rush By Wes...

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Victory in Europe Day (1945)

May 8, 2015 by

After six years of total warfare across Europe which saw cities and entire countries devastated, along with millions of soldiers and...

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AT&T: Pioneering wireless...

Sep 4, 2014 by

On the morning of October 22, 1915, an engineer speaking at Arlington, Virginia, was heard at Eiffel Tower, Paris and at Pearl Harbor, Hawaiian Islands.

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Stories from WWII: A D-Day dia...

Jun 6, 2014 by

On D-Day June 6, 1944, after the jump, my group of approximately 80 men met with Colonel Shanley’s group of about 120 men on the outskirts of the town of Picauville.

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Computer brain power of leadin...

Dec 9, 2013 by

Observers have also noted how quickly computers have pervaded American society. Princeton’s president Robert F Goheen thinks their impact can be compared to Gutenberg’s invention of movable type.

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America’s “thank y...

Nov 24, 2013 by

Once again, America welcomed the Marquis de Lafayette The whole nation invited this Frenchman to be its guest so it could say...

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Conjoined twins amaze scientis...

Sep 27, 2012 by

Twins born to French mother astound all scientists The most astonishing case before the medical world today is that of the babies,...

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A tunnel under the English Cha...

Aug 6, 2012 by

In 1906, there were already definite plans for a tunnel underneath the English Channel, connecting the countries of England and...

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Behind-the-wall account of D-D...

Apr 30, 2012 by

Behind-wall account of invasion Writer tells Airborne troops’ perilous job in D-Day success by Leonard Mosely, representing the...

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Isadora Duncan killed in bizar...

Mar 22, 2012 by

Isadora Duncan killed in Paris under wheels of car she was buying Nice, France, Sept. 15 — Fate designed a dramatic exit for...

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New passport rules in force (1...

Mar 8, 2012 by

New passport rules in force Regulations may end frauds that have been practiced Full details of journey, oath of allegiance,...

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Daring women pioneers of the a...

Feb 21, 2012 by

The transit of the air, a new science, a new sensation, gives her just the joy she needs, and the thrill of dangling from the swaying wicker basket at the end of a huge gas bag is the last word in enjoyment.

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D-Day escape & evasion ma...

Jan 12, 2012 by

This well-used map of France is made of silk cloth, and maps of this sort were issued to officers in advance of the D-Day invasion of...

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Dorothy Dot paper doll: Antoin...

Dec 14, 2011 by

Around The World With Dorothy Dot The Dorothy Dot “Around the World” paper doll series ran in newspapers (such as the Los...

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