You may have never heard of the "Ritchie Boys." But as you will see here, what these then young men did for the war effort on behalf of our country in WWII was nothing short of true heroism and was intrinsically important to the success of Allied war efforts.
The Most Decorated Battleship of the US Navy: USS New Jersey (BB-62) Prepares to Bring in the New Year
This powerful warship now resides at anchor in Camden, New Jersey. Each New Year's Eve, she is open to paying guests to come aboard to watch the fireworks display over the Delaware River.
The NORAD Santa-tracking program has delighted children for generations. And it all happened on accident.
We are glad that the USS Connecticut has made a successful surface transit, and we hope that the crew gets a needed rest and that the repairs on the boat will be swift and complete.
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The Pacific Clipper's route home was blocked by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, forcing the commercial aircraft to circumnavigate the globe.
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He had a reputation for always talking loudly and for being stubborn in nature. He is said to have held his men and himself to very high standards, and that shaped the nature of Easy Company.
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It was the day Japan "awakened a sleeping giant" and changed the course of history forever.
May we always remember and honor the courage, dedication, and sacrifices of what has been accurately called "The Greatest Generation."
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Remember those who took up the challenge with their commitment and their lives in order to defend the freedoms that we still hold dear.
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