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Judge Rules Second-Most Decorated Soldier During WWII Won’t Get Medal Of Honor

Lt. Garlin Murl Conner left the U.S. Army as the second-most decorated soldier during World War II, earning four Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, seven Purple Hearts and the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions during 28 straight months in combat.

03/13/2014

In the latest display of Russian displeasure, a prominent anchor on state television insinuated that U.S. Marines depicted in the war memorial near Washington looked as if they were engaged in gay sex.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

US And Russian Pride Collide: TV Anchor Suggests US Marines Statue Is Gay

In the latest display of Russian displeasure, a prominent anchor on state television insinuated that U.S. Marines depicted in the war memorial near Washington looked as if they were engaged in gay sex.

02/10/2014

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John Eisenhower, Historian and Ike’s Son, Dies in Md.

John S.D. Eisenhower, the son of a five-star general turned president who forged his own career in the U.S. Army and then chronicled the history of the American military in numerous books, died Saturday. He was 91.

12/22/2013

Pages from the diary of German Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg are displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Dec. 17, 2013. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Missing Nazi Diary Transferred to D.C. Museum

Federal officials have transferred about 400 handwritten pages from the wartime diary of a key Nazi adviser to Adolf Hitler to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

12/17/2013

Vice Admiral Michael Vitale pauses for a moment in the shrine room of the USS Arizona Memorial during a memorial service for the 69th anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Survivors Recall Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbor

Of the tens of thousands of servicemen who survived, about 2,000 to 2,500 are still living.

12/08/2013

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JFK’s Daughter Says His Spirit Lives On

The daughter of President John F. Kennedy said that his spirit lives on even though his life was cut short.

11/24/2013

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the relationship between Germany and the United States as well as the future of a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement have been "put on test" by allegations of massive spying by the U.S. National Security Agency. (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

Merkel: Trust With U.S. Needs To Be Rebuilt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the relationship between Germany and the United States as well as the future of a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement have been “put on test” by allegations of massive spying by the U.S. National Security Agency.

11/18/2013

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WWII Film Event Includes Used Limbs For Filipinos

A video production company is promoting its World War II documentary, “Rescue in the Philippines,” with a Capitol Hill screening that includes a donation of used prosthetic limbs to the typhoon-battered nation.

11/12/2013

The Belarusian president has lashed out against President Barack Obama, drawing a comparison between American exceptionalism and Nazism. (ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Belarus President Lashes Out At Obama, Compares US ‘Exceptionalism’ To Nazism

The Belarusian president has lashed out against President Barack Obama, drawing a comparison between American exceptionalism and Nazism.

10/03/2013

File photo: An undated picture shows German Nazi Chancellor Adolf Hitler (1rst row, 2nd R) attending a rally with high rank Nazi officials.  (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

AP IMPACT: US Limbo For Nazi Suspects Ordered Out

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At least 10 suspected Nazi war criminals ordered deported by the United States never left the country, according to an Associated Press review of Justice Department data — and four are living in the […]

07/30/2013

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