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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
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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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

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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.

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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
Don't forget our veterans

I was delighted to read the Feb. 24 letter "Remember the Red Ball Express," sent by Sherri Jones Rivers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-03-08/dont-forget-our-veterans
Aiken man to receive France's highest honor

Kay Lyell remembers growing up near Daniel Field, where her father would order her to hit the deck when planes passed overhead.It was the byproduct of time spent fighting in World War II, where her father, Richard Wayne Jolley, was a private first class in Company K of the 119th Infantry Regiment, 50th Division."It was a very traumatic time for him," Lyell said. "But it's probably the single most important event in his life."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-23/aiken-man-receive-frances-hig