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Surge of elderly World War II veterans traveling to DC on South Carolina Honor Flight

COLUMBIA - Four months ago, only six World War II veterans had signed on to fly to Washington, D.C., in May for a special tour to see the memorials built in their honor.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-19/surge-elderly-world-war-ii-ve
World War II Museum tour visits Battle of Bulge locations 70 years later

NEW ORLEANS - A tour connected to the National World War II Museum is taking three dozen people to the battlefields and towns in Belgium where the Battle of the Bulge was fought 70 years ago.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-20/world-war-ii-museum-tour-visits-bat
New Year's is not always a quiet time for news

New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are usually quiet for newspaper newsrooms. But sometimes, history happens.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-27/new-years-not-always-quiet-ti
Leon Lewis

TWIN CITY, Ga. - Mr. Leon Cecil Lewis, 89, resident of Twin City, GA, died Friday morning at Cedar Plantation in Metter, Georgia. Mr. Lewis was a native and lifelong resident of Emanuel County. He was the son of the late Leon W. and Frankie

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Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

My father, 1st Sgt. William G. Presnell, landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day plus six, June 12.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-06/family-traces-fa
WWII reunions poignant for dwindling veterans

DAYTON, Ohio - Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II - about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame. "Some things you just don't talk about," he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-10/wwii-reunions-poignant-dwindling-ve
Old, undelivered letter reunites sweethearts after 70 years

After 70 years apart, high school sweethearts were reunited Thursday night, thanks to a letter written during World War II that was undelivered until this year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-01/old-undelivered-letter-reunit
Historical Society debuts project honoring WWII vets

The oral history project, in the works for about five years, is known as "Augusta Goes to War" and will celebrate its debut from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond County Public Library.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-14/historical-society-debuts-pro
Graham Logan Jr.

...strategic targets over Europe. Notably, the 453rd flew numerous missions during the Normandy D-Day Invasion and the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. Col. Logan was selected for Infantry Officers Candidate School Fort Benning, Ga. in 1946...

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William Carter

...Johnson Carter. He was a United States World War II Army Veteran serving in the Army 99th Infantry Division in the Battle of the Bulge. Of all the medals he received he was most proud of his Army Infantry Badge. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist...

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