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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion

    Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion
    A Glendale High School teacher and student will travel to Normandy, France, this summer for an institute marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces on the territory’s beaches.
  • Letter: Comfort women statue is appropriate

    Letter: Comfort women statue is appropriate
    Re: “Mayor reopens statue tiff,” Oct. 3. I hold the Glendale News-Press' accuracy by my score quite high. Then we learn things by the spoken word of others and the age-old game of “telephone” steps in. The greater the number of...

    Glendale native honored by U.S. Navy

    Glendale native honored by U.S. Navy
    When Paul Ignatius first stepped aboard a Navy ship, he was anxious. Japan had already attacked Pearl Harbor and the war in the Pacific was going strong. Ignatius — a Glendale native who attended Mark Keppel Elementary School, Toll Middle School...

    End the Afghan war sooner than later

    Sunday, Oct. 7 marks the 11th anniversary of the beginning of our war in Afghanistan. It is the longest war in U.S. history, as unsuccessful and non-defensive as all the rest since World War II. We have spent over half a trillion dollars, hundreds of...

    Thomas J. Marriott Jan. 12, 1919-Oct. 6, 2012

    Thomas J. Marriott  Jan. 12, 1919-Oct. 6, 2012
    Thomas J. Marriott – born January 12, 1919 in Battlecreek, Michigan went to his eternal reward in heaven on October 6, 2012. Predeceased in death by his son Bill, he leaves the love of his life, Betty, and their five other children – Tom,...