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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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.
  • 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 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. Beginning in late June, Glendale High history...

    Phyllis Mae Lammers

      Phyllis Mae Lammers passed away peacefully May 19. She was born in Long Beach, CA on Aug. 31, 1914, the only child of Hazel and Clark Booher.   She attended schools in Los Angeles and El Centro.  She graduated from UCLA in 1934 with a degree in...

    City program helps vets turn the page

    After two tours in Iraq, Albert Viray came home to California in 2008 and found his civilian life was a no-go. Turned down for a security guard job he thought he had locked up, he then saw several other job applications go unanswered. Still wired for...