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Second WWII bomb found in Einsiedlerhof

Less than two weeks after a 500-pound World War II-era ordnance was discovered and defused in an Einsiedlerhof construction area, another bomb has...

Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, aka Thomas Goode, talks to World War II veteran Robert Shelato at the dedication ceremony for the World War II Rhine River crossing monument in Nierstein, Germany, Saturday, March 25, 2017. Shelato, with the 249th Engineer Battalion, bridged the Rhine in March 1945, letting Patton's 3rd Army cross into the heart of Germany. Goode is a teacher at Ramstein High School. © MICHAEL ABRAMS/STARS AND STRIPES

Monument pays tribute to role of engineer battalion in WWII Rhine crossing

NIERSTEIN, Germany — This small town on the banks of the Rhine witnessed acts of extraordinary ingenuity and courage 72 years ago this week, when...

In this photo from the book "The Bombing of Wiesbaden, 1941-1945," by Thomas Weichel, German soldiers man anti-aircraft guns mounted on a truck in late 1944. After losing air superiority to the Allies, Germans increasingly turned to ground defenses to attempt to stop Allied bombings of cities such as Wiesbaden. Courtesy photo

Book documents World War II bombing of Wiesbaden

WIESBADEN, Germany — More than 70 years since World War II ended, it’s hard to tell that Wiesbaden, Germany, now home to U.S.

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