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Lohmann: That time when I met the last WWI vet

Seven years ago, I sat in a farmhouse near Charles Town, W.Va., as snow blanketed nearby pastures, and chatted with the last surviving veteran from World War I — a war that America entered 100 years ... read more

Embracing LGBT people goes against Scriptures

Mexico, 1914-1918. Haiti, 1915-1934 ... Seidmer, the flag was on the casket of my father-in-law who was an Army veteran of World War II. I am also a Navy veteran who is in the last stages of an ... read more

Queen's Gaels focus on Queen's Cup before heading to national championship

Game time is 7:30 p.m. “It’s awesome. I think five years ago if you told me my last game in Kingston would be at the Memorial ... but five of those times were between 1904 and 1914. They’ve only won ... read more

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Libeskind-designed museum reflects surrealist Nussbaum’s art

His father — an educated, wealthy iron merchant and World War I veteran — appreciated culture ... the Prussian Academy of Arts. There he met his Polish-born wife, Felka Platek, a fellow ... read more


Border fence threatens family burial ground — and a slice of African-American history

But only last year ... served in World War I, World War II and Korea. The South was still segregated, and some Tejano families who suspected the Jacksons' black ancestry balked at allowing their ... read more

The River: There are rivermen and there are rivermen, then there’s unforgettable steamboatman Ed Smith

Long before I met Ed, he kept the safety valves hopping on the modernistic Streckfus steamboat, the ADMIRAL, in St. Louis on the Upper Mississippi River. Though Ed called the “Gateway City” home, he ... read more

A monument for Katherine Walker, lighthouse keeper

In Sandy Hook, New Jersey, she met and married a Civil War Navy veteran and lighthouse keeper who moved her ... It was a savior and a landmark for those entering or leaving NYC: during World War I, ... read more

The links that connect the Battle of Saragarhi to Australia

Led by Havildar Ishar Singh, the valiant soldiers fought unto their last breath, going on to killing and wounding ... This military campaign during WWI lasted eight months and claimed at least 125,000 ... read more

Salonika: Cork’s greatest hit

It was a chance encounter with the Cumann na mBan veteran that led the city’s legendary troubadour Jimmy Crowley to discover Salonika, and thus the rousing traditional folk song was saved for ... read more

Rash’s ‘The Risen’ a dark, spare murder mystery

In chapters that alternate between the present investigation and vivid flashbacks, Eugene recalls early life with their widowed mother and grandfather, a tyrannical WWI veteran and country ... cruelty ... read more

Trump supports making daylight saving time "permanent"

The tradition dates to World War I, when it was intended to save ... been learning about her oldest granddaughter's last moments CBS News met up with a group as they toured areas of Vietnam for the ... read more



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