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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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...
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...
Hoyt Haulbrook Jr.

Retired Georgia Power THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Hoyt A. Haulbrook, Jr., 90, beloved husband of the late June Veal Haulbrook, entered into rest January 15, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014 in the chapel of Beggs
Hays Jensen

EVANS, Ga. - Mr. Hays H. Jensen, 89, passed away in his sleep in the early morning of Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home in Evans, Georgia. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Platt's Belair Road Chapel with
Calvin Williams

WWII Veteran, 101st Airborne BURNETTOWN, S.C. - Entered into rest on July 29, 2014, Mr. Calvin J. Jack Williams. Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his mother, Zella Sellers Wooten; his step-father, Bernard Wooten; and his sister, Faye Seigler.