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Remembering fallen heroes on Memorial Day

...mid-1950s. In addition to his service, their minds were on their 26-year-old grandson, who was deploying Monday to North Africa as a Navy SEAL.Tom Altizer described the program as "wonderful" and said he was proud of his grandson.Vera Farmer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-26/remembering-fallen-heroes-me
Andrew Brown Sr.

...was a US Army Veteran having served in World War II and the Korean War. He served in the 34th Infantry Division in North Africa and Italy. After the World War II, he continued his military service, which included an assignment at the Military...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170103195
Oak trees are good choices for the yard

...growing, but some fast-growing varieties are available. There are about 500 oak species worldwide. They grow in North Africa, Europe, western Asia and North America. Even in places that don't have a true oak, such as Australia, people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/28/gar_322624.shtml
Gardening
Lawrence A. Vola (BOONTON, N.J.)

...served in WWII in the Navy's Amphibious forces, a forerunner to the Navy Seals. He participated in 4 invasions: North Africa, Sicily, Salerno and Anzio, as a member of the Underwater Demolition Team. He was a life member of the Belmar volunteer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/12/obi_176379.shtml
Obituaries
Edward Stanley Kucela (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...in Augusta since 1965. He was retired from the US Army after 24 years of service where he served in WWII, Burma, North Africa, and Korea. He was in the Combat Engineers in the 101st Airborne Division. He retired from the Fort Gordon Commissary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/26/obi_106077.shtml
Obituaries
Edward Stanley Kucela (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...in Augusta since 1965. He was retired from the US Army after 24 years of service where he served in WWII, Burma, North Africa, and Korea. He was in the Combat Engineers in the 101st Airborne Division. He retired from the Fort Gordon Commissary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/27/obi_106158.shtml
Obituaries
Mr. Johnie Benson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...officiating. As a member of the 9th Infantry Division of the United States Army, Mr. Benson participated in the invasion of North Africa, Sicily and Normandy and received a Purple Heart after being wounded in action. Survivors include his wife, Lois...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/27/obi_370943.shtml
Obituaries
James W. Hunter (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...the son of the late James W. and Jennie Sorrells Hunter. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II, serving in North Africa and Italy, where he was awarded two Purple Hearts. A graduate of Clemson with a degree in animal husbandry, Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/13/obi_77418.shtml
Obituaries
Howard L. Johnson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...CA45 from May 1940 until November 1942. While aboard, he did convoy duty to England and Russia. In November 1942, North Africa was invaded and his ship took a hit from a shore gun. The ship sailed to Brooklyn, NY to be repaired. That same day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/22/obi_144746.shtml
Obituaries
WWII reunions poignant for dwindling veterans

...through." AS MANY AS 11,000 people served in the 57th Bomb Wing that flew missions over German-held Europe from North Africa and the island of Corsica during most of the war. Hundreds survive, according to wing historians and reunion organizers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-10/wwii-reunions-poignant-dwindling-ve