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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...

    In Glendale, an early salute to veterans

    In Glendale, an early salute to veterans
    Students and faculty at Wilson Middle School paid tribute to four U.S. military veterans Wednesday as a part of the school’s annual Veterans Day assembly. With Veterans Day still a few days away, guests of the assembly included World War II...

    Marjorie Beth Wilson February 7, 1922 - January 22, 2013

    Marjorie Beth Wilson February 7, 1922 - January 22, 2013
    Longtime Glendale resident Marjorie Wilson passed away peacefully after a brief illness on January 22, 2013. Marjorie was born in Meriden, Kansas. She received her nursing degree and joined the Army Nurse Corps and served for 18 months in Army hospitals...