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George Aratani, a Los Angeles businessman who donated millions of dollars to Japanese American causes, and with his wife endowed the nation’s first academic chair to study the World War II internment of people of Japanese descent and their efforts...
By all accounts, Elias Manchester Boddy was a self-made man. Boddy's early years were difficult. Born in a log cabin in Washington, gassed in Europe in World War I, Boddy worked his way through college with a variety of odd jobs, ranging from janitor...
BALANGA, Philippines — The school day at Balanga Elementary on the Bataan Peninsula was winding down, and children poured from the classrooms into the stifling afternoon heat. Behind their classrooms, they played around the statutes of grim-...
Tags: Arts, Sculpture, Armed Conflicts, U.S. Navy, Trips and Vacations
L.A. NOWFormer site of internment camp considered for historical status...
Los Angeles this week began a process that could end up protecting Verdugo Hills Golf Course from controversial plans to build hundreds of homes after the City Council voted unanimously to review the site of a former internment camp for possible status as...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is what "Forward" looks like. Fast forward, even. President Barack Obama's campaign slogan is springing to life in a surge of executive directives and agency rule-making that touch many of the affairs of government. They are...
Navy Lt. Jordon C. Sims, whose wife, Megan, is the daughter of Marylou Donhauser of Pylesville, and Michael Donhauser Jr. of Bel Air, and sailors from the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773), departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-...
Tags: U.S. Navy
Harry “Haddie” Armand Northcraft, 92, of Cumberland, Md., passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his home. Born June 5, 1920, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Harry P. Northcraft and Olive I. (Sturtz) Northcraft. He was also...
It was reported in the Daily American that a mom has asked the Shanksville School Board to consider hiring armed guards to patrol the school. In my humble opinion, this would be another step toward a culture that lives in fear. I'm not an NRA member,...
Cinema Judaica: The War Years, 1939-1949¿ to open at Heritage Discovery Center Traveling exhibit is presented as part of the Jewish Community Heritage ProjectJOHNSTOWN – A traveling exhibit, “Cinema Judaica: The War Years, 1939-1949,” will be presented at the Heritage Discovery Center from February 1- March 31. It joins the current temporary exhibit, “Remembrance: 150 Years of Jewish...
Tags: Punishment, Germany, Judaism, Christianity, Charlie Chaplin
KTLA NewsVan Nuys, Calif. (KTLA) A special tribute was held Friday at Van Nuys Airport for soldiers who gave their lives in a war more than seven decades ago. At noon, eight AT-6 Texans of the Condor Squadron took to the skies for their annual Pearl Harbor...
Tags: World War II (1939-1945)
This month 75 years ago, the people of Nanking, China's ancient capital city, were in the midst of one of the worst atrocities in history, the infamous Rape of Nanking. The truth of what actually happened is at the center of a bitter dispute between China...
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