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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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 “telephone” connections, the less likely that accuracy will prevail. So when I read a story concerning how the mayor of Glendale found his way to a reporter from a “far right” channel I am already going “huh?”
  • 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...

    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...

    Clifford Dennis Fowler February 8, 1925 - January 15, 2013

    Clifford Dennis Fowler February 8, 1925 - January 15, 2013
    Fillmore, UT: Clifford Dennis Fowler 87 passed away January 15, 2013 in Fillmore, UT. Cliff was born February 8, 1925 in Los Angeles, CA and loved his parents Merle & Martha Amati Fowler. He joined the US Army and served his country during WWII. He...

    George R. Haney October 25, 1915 - December 21, 2012

    George R. Haney October 25, 1915 - December 21, 2012
    George R. Haney, an iconic Glendale citizen, died peacefully in his home on December 21, 2012, surrounded by family. He will be remembered as a beloved husband, father, grandfather, businessman, coach, WWII Veteran, and friend to many. He was 97. Born in...