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Looking for some reading or viewing material to increase your background knowledge of D-Day before the 75th anniversary commemorations this coming June? These top five picks will both entertain and boost your knowledge.
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On June 24, 1948, the Soviets, in one of the opening moves of the Cold War, blockaded all rail, road and water access to West Berlin. Two days later, what is sometimes called the greatest peacetime aerial supply operation in history began — the Berlin Airlift.
Frankfurt, Germany — Ten airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, volunteered their Saturday to do some extra repair work. Their mission: spruce up two vintage airplanes at the Berlin Airlift Memorial.
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. soldiers and their families followed in the footsteps of the famous Company E when they visited World War II battlefields to mark the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge this weekend.
St. Nicholas Day was approaching in 1944 when Harry Stutz and Richard Brookins, corporals in the U.S. Army's 28th Infantry Division, arrived in newly liberated Luxembourg.
The Bastogne War Museum, opened in the spring of 2014, gives the visitor a personal experience of the Battle of the Bulge, as exhibits trace the history of World War II and what led to it.
FORT BELVOIR, Va. - The old battle tank arrived at 10:15 Thursday morning, covered in a black tarp and chained to the bed of tractor trailer.
Finally! Spring is here and I realize in Germany that means tons of rain and cloudy skies. However, the temperatures are rising and spring festivals are just around the corner.
Before I even stepped foot in Germany, one of the first things my friends told me about are the flea markets (Flohmarkt). I had visions of Goodwill or Salvation Army stores in my head, so I really didn’t understand what the excitement was about.
When it comes to parenting, one of the best lessons we can share with our kids is about money. Money talks should start at an early age, and by the time kids reach middle school they should be conscious of how money works as well as the importance of saving.
Running a household can be expensive, but experts say that there are new ways you can save big on needed items.
Deployment can impact a household budget — it may mean a change in pay and a chance to get ahead financially, or you could incur some unusual expenses.
Upon hearing the phrase D-Day, most would have no problem in associating this with the Allied invasion of Normandy on the northern coast of France carried out on June 6, 1944. The Invasion of Normandy is the term which refers to the operation as it stretched on into the summer months.
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