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Roster obtained by World War II project stirs memories

...northwest France that was nearly destroyed during the Battle of Normandy, which allowed Allied forces to expel the German army from the region after a four-year occupation.Gehle said Murray and his wife were among the first contacted in October...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-31/roster-obtained-world-war-ii-
Teresa Rutkowski

...life-long, enduring friendships with other Polish patriotic young women. During the Warsaw Uprising against the German Army forces, Teresa and several of her Resistance compatriots were captured and transported to a German Prisoner of War...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174209482
Dutch speekskater takes gold as top American falters

...the goal that appeared to carom off a Latvian player. NORDIC COMBINED: Eric Frenzel, who served two years in the German army, won the individual normal hill. He led after ski jumping and powered home on the cross-country course. Frenzel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-12/dutch-speekskater-takes-
Around the Block

...p.m. today; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; presented by Edith Ogden, who was drafted into the German Army during World War II when she was 16; www.augustamuseum.org; (706) 722-8454 Alzheimer's Association ? Dancing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2012-06-06/around-block
Benedict bore formidable burden

...studies for the priesthood. Two years later he was drafted into a Nazi anti-aircraft unit as a helper. He deserted the German army in April 1945, the waning days of the war.He called it prophetic that a German followed a Polish pope - with both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-02-11/benedict-bore-formidable-bur
US judge Anthony Alaimo dies at 89

...bombers during World War II and was the only member of his crew to survive when their plane was shot down in 1943. The German army held Alaimo as a prisoner of war for about two years before he managed to escape. "I think that informed his decisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/31/met_561418.shtml
Metro
Being a coward has some advantages in life and on film

...reviled. Let's start with reviled ... CROSS OF IRON (1977): This infrequently seen Sam Peckinpah film centers on a German army sergeant (James Coburn) who refuses to testify on behalf of his cowardly commanding officer (Maximilian Schell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/13/uhl_483166.shtml
Steven Uhles
Pope formally assumes role

...out to Jews carries an added dimension because of his membership in the Hitler Youth and later as a conscript into the German army during World War II. He said he was forced into both roles. In Israel, Foreign Ministry spokesman Mark Regev said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/25/rel_451342.shtml
Your Faith
Jubilation from seminarians in Ratzinger's hometown

...teenagers and had spent time ministering to the old and sick. Traunstein was where Ratzinger returned after deserting the German army in 1945, and it was the place where he was taken prisoner by U.S. troops. He was released from a U.S. POW camp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/20/rel_450834.shtml
Your Faith
Review: 'A Very Long Engagement'

...hope of being sent home. Instead, they're sent to fend for themselves in no man's land between the French and German armies. She believes in her heart that he's alive, though, and is determined to find him. With the help of her aunt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/26/mov_435575.shtml
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