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Okinawa: The Final Battle Revisited

Photo above: A Marine looks over the ruins of Naha, capital of Okinawa. This article first ran July 5, 1995 in the Towson Times and other Patuxent Publishing newspapers in Baltimore County. It recounts a visit to Okinawa with veterans […]

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Okinawa: The Final Battle Revisited

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Photo above: A Marine looks over the ruins of Naha, capital of Okinawa. This article first ran July 5, 1995 in the Towson Times and other Patuxent Publishing newspapers in Baltimore County. It recounts a visit to Okinawa with veterans […]

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Okinawa: It was kill or be killed

Photo above: Marines on Okinawa (National Archives) This article first ran July 5, 1995 in the Towson Times and other Patuxent Publishing newspapers in Baltimore County. It is part of

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Okinawa: Remembering all the dead

Photo above: Okinawa Cornerstone of Peace Park by mdid with Flickr Creative Commons License This article first ran July 5, 1995 in the Towson Times and other Patuxent Publishing newspapers

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Okinawa: 70th anniversary of the biggest & last battle of the Pacific

Photo above: The landing beaches on Okinawa (National Archives) By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The largest amphibious invasion of the Pacific theater in the Second World War began 70 years ago Wednesday. On April

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Hurricane Katrina relief opens doors of love for missionaries Katie and Mark Manning

Christian Missionary Katie Hooks Manning stops to comfort a very young friend in New Orleans. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Americans from all walks of life opened

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German Navy Chaplain serves God while touching lives on the high seas

Christmas around the world is traditionally a time for family and friends. But what if your work necessitates separation and takes you someplace where even a simple phone call

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Was Edgar Allan Poe robbed?

On “The Airship” literary blog on Oct. 21, 2014, the writer Nicholas Laskin begins a story about the demise of Edgar Allan Poe as follows: “Even 165 years after

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Was Edgar Allan Poe’s death predictable?

On June 30, 1849, the Boston newspaper “The Flag of Our Union” announced that a poem by Edgar Allan Poe called “To My Mother” would appear in its next

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Where did Edgar Allan Poe have his last drink?

In his authoritative 1941 biography of Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Hobson Quinn wrote that on October 3, 1849, an election day in Baltimore, when a printer named Joseph Walker

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Jesse James: Legend is better than the facts (Part 6)

(This is the final and sixth part of our Special Report on Jesse James. Please read the complete series here.) “Jesse he has gone down To the Old Man’s town, Intending to

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