Prisoner of War

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Name: Prisoner of War
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Five Questions: Meghan McCain, host of 'Return The Service' on Pivot TV

BONUS FACTGrowing up, Meghan McCain knew that her father had been tortured by the North Vietnamese while he was a prisoner of war, but it wasn’t until she saw the 2005 television movie “Faith of My Fathers,” based on his book, that she fully understood ... [Published Military Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Germany slams ruling allowing victims of Nazism to sue Germany in Italian courts

The Italian constitutional court overruled a 2012 UN court decision that private individuals could not sue a foreign state. Germany has angrily rejected a decision by the Italian constitutional court that victims of Nazi-era war crimes can sue Germany ... [Published Haaretz - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Council backs Bay bridge name change

FIVE hundred people and organisations had given written and verbal support for a proposed change of name for the Clyde River bridge, Eurobodalla Shire Council was told on Tuesday.Leah Burke, of the Batemans Bay Bridge Committee, said nearly a year’s research ... [Published Batemans Bay Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Sen. John McCain joins Rep. Adam Kinzinger for town hall meeting

ROCKFORD (WREX) -A veterans town hall meeting in downtown Rockford included a very well-known veteran.Vietnam veteran and former prisoner of war Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., joined Congressman Adam Kinzinger at Veterans Memorial Hall to discuss foreign ... [Published 13 WREX-TV - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Veteran rides B-29 bomber for first time since becoming prisoner of war

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) – This weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo you can see the B-29 bomber at the Lakefront Airport. We met with a veteran who was an engineer and a gunner on the plane in WWII. He became a prisoner of war until a British unit rescued ... [Published WGNO - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Strike a light! Matchstick mystery baffles civic leaders

IF folklore is anything to go by, this impressive matchstick model of three enduring Darlington town centre landmarks was created by a German prisoner of war.What is for definite is that the miniaturised version of the Victorian covered market, old town ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Flag retirement ceremony planned in Del Haven

11:11 amDEL HAVEN – The public is invited to a ceremony to retire an American flag at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 44 building, 1010 Bayshore Road, across from the Cape May County Park South.At the ceremony, veterans ... [Published Shore News Today - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Still chance to see historic items in latest exhibition

An exhibition of collections from the First and Second World War is drawing to a close at Bloxham Museum.The museum opens every Saturday and Sunday throughout the year and last year it appealed to village residents to donate items towards their exhibition, ... [Published Banbury Guardian - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Trailer: Unbroken

Angelina Jolie has been a busy woman. In between her humanitarian projects, looking after her six children and of course, getting married, she has managed to direct a full-length feature film.Unbroken is the story of Louis ‘Louie’ Zamperini, who was a ... [Published The Gentleman's Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

THE END of PREFAB

Friday, 24 October 2014They were a quick-fix solution to the post-warhousing crisis. But the UK’s prefabricated homes are now being torn down – and many residents are mourning the end of an era, says Sonia ZhuravlyovaWritten by Sonia ZhuravlyovaEddie ... [Published The Lady - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

DAV Flag Retirement Ceremony

02:44 pm DEL HAVEN – On Sunday, Oct. 26, at 1:30 p.m. the Disabled American Veterans, Cape May County Chapter 44 will hold their 14th American Flag retirement ceremony.If anyone has tattered, torn or faded flags that you would like to have put to rest ... [Published Shore News Today - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Prisoner of War who stitched up Hitler

Major Alexis Casdagli,of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, stitched “F*** Hitler” and “God Save The King” in Morse code on a sampler while held at a camp in Dossel-Warbung, Germany.Impressed by his work, his captors displayed the tapestry for years — not ... [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 23 2014]

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The head of an organization of former Italian resistance fighters, welcomed the constitutional court's decision to "reestablish the full right of Italian courts to rule on such questions."
"If we were able to say a bit more about it, with some degree of authority, then so much the better."
I'd made it to the door a second time when again he called me back. "I almost forgot. I found the brown jumper. I think you should keep it."
Kalbfleish's email arrived on Valentine's Day notifying Heddesheimer that "I have information about Lt ColonelColonel Gilpin's WWII service that I believe will be of importance to his family and would very much like to provide it to them."

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Five Questions: Meghan McCain, host of 'Return ... [Published Military Times - 2 hours ago]
Germany slams ruling allowing victims of Nazism... [Published Haaretz - 7 hours ago]
The remarkable life of Prisoner 3838 [Published Adelaide Now - 8 hours ago]
Council backs Bay bridge name change [Published Batemans Bay Post - 18 hours ago]
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Lebanon becomes diplomat... [Published Lebanon Democrat - 22 hours ago]
Veterans fill Rockford hall to hear John McCain [Published Rockford Register Star - 22 hours ago]
Sen. John McCain joins Rep. Adam Kinzinger for ... [Published 13 WREX-TV - 23 hours ago]
NSASP celebrates 239th Navy Birthday Ball [Published DCMilitary Indian Head - 23 hours ago]
Italy’s Top Court Rules Victims May Sue Germany... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 24 2014]
Strike a light! Matchstick mystery baffles civi... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Oct 24 2014]
Flag retirement ceremony planned in Del Haven [Published Shore News Today - Oct 24 2014]
Still chance to see historic items in latest ex... [Published Banbury Guardian - Oct 24 2014]
Barrie Cassidy: my mother's confession [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 24 2014]
Uncle's dog tag found in France surprises Stron... [Published Cleveland.com - Oct 24 2014]
Trailer: Unbroken [Published The Gentleman's Journal - Oct 24 2014]
THE END of PREFAB [Published The Lady - Oct 24 2014]
Henry L. Kiesel [Published Daily Republican Register - Oct 24 2014]
Behind the Picture: LIFE With Joe Demler, WWII’... [Published LIFE - Oct 24 2014]
Peace Laureate Speaks at Soka [Published Laguna Beach Independent - Oct 24 2014]
Which Experts are the Makers of ‘Free for All’ ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 24 2014]
Veteran rides B-29 bomber for first time since ... [Published WGNO - Oct 23 2014]
DAV Flag Retirement Ceremony [Published Shore News Today - Oct 23 2014]
2014 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony Slated fo... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
Sign alleging Communist sympathies leads to box... [Published Raw Story - Oct 23 2014]
Leeds Mercury 1914: Letters from the Front: 23r... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
The Prisoner of War who stitched up Hitler [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 23 2014]
Rescued boy, army liberator to speak at Holocau... [Published YorkRegion.com - Oct 22 2014]
Paraguayan guerrillas demand release of 6 rebel... [Published Individual.com - Oct 22 2014]
Benalla's bringing Weary back, it's the Wright ... [Published McPherson Media Group - Oct 22 2014]
Former POW Neil A. Black to present at Lake Tahoe [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Oct 22 2014]
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Watch the New Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s Movi... [Published TIME.com - Oct 17 2014]
Angelina Jolie is throwing her hat into the Oscar ring with Unbroken, her second movie behind the camera. The adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand’s bestselling biography follows former Olympic track star Louis Zamperini, who survived a plane crash during ...
Watch the New Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s Movi... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 17 2014]
Angelina Jolie is throwing her hat into the Oscar ring with Unbroken, her second movie behind the camera. The adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand’s bestselling biography follows former Olympic track star Louis Zamperini, who survived a plane crash during ...
Australian wins Man Booker Prize for depiction ... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 15 2014]
Australian novelist Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday for his book “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” inspired by his father’s experience as a prisoner of war....Read more ... ...
Bill Cassidy Campaigns on Veterans Issues [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 13 2014]
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Senators John McCain (R., Ariz.), David Vitter (R., La.) and dozens of veterans rallied for Republican senate candidate Bill Cassidy at the USS Kidd and Veterans Memorial in Baton Rogue on Monday, arguing that Cassidy is the best ...
Democracy’s Porous Borders: Espionage, Smugglin... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 13 2014]
The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 41, No. 3, October 13, 2014. Democracy’s Porous Borders: Espionage, Smuggling and the Making of Japan’s Transwar Regime Tessa Morris-Suzuki The Deck-Hand’s Story Itagaki K?z? was an orphan of empire. At ...
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'Unbroken' inspiration Louis Zamperini dies at 97 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 04 2014]
'Unbroken' inspiration Louis Zamperini dies at 97 [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jul 04 2014]
No timeline for Bergdahl's reintegration process [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 14 2014]
Texas military hospital to treat Bergdahl has l... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 13 2014]
U.S. soldier flies to freedom after Afghan pris... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 01 2014]
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