Monthly Archives: February 2013

ART DONAHUE – ONE OF THE FEW

Pilot Art Donahue Spit Fire At Hitler’s Nazis By VICTOR REKLAITIS, INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY Art Donahue had nailed his Japanese targets, but had a gaping hole in his left leg from anti-aircraft fire. The World War II fighter pilot knew … Continue reading

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THE LIBERATOR – A TIMELINE

AUGUST 2, 1917 Felix L. Sparks is born in San Antonio, Texas 1935 At the height of the Great Depression, Sparks graduates high school but because there are no jobs in his hometown of Miami, Arizona, he is forced to … Continue reading

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KASSERINE PASS SURVIVOR EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT

HERE’S A GREAT ACCOUNT FROM A SURVIVOR OF THE US’S FIRST MAJOR LAND BATTLE AGAINST THE NAZIS – THE DISASTER AT THE KASSERINE PASS James Serano served 33 months overseas in WWII. It is a miracle he survived. Seventy years … Continue reading

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NFL PLAYERS IN WW2

FROM COLD HARD FOORBALL FACTS.COM “The scope of World War II smacks you in the face when you consider that 995 members of the NFL, mostly players, interrupted their careers and, in some cases, gave up their lives serving in … Continue reading

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A USER’S GUIDE TO HELL – THE LIBERATOR

BEN COSGROVE TIME REVIEW OF THE LIBERATOR So many stories through the years — novels, movies, plays, TV series, multi-volume histories — have been added to the Second World War’s inexhaustible narrative that, faced with the prospect of a new … Continue reading

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THE FEW AT THE HEIGHT OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

Their Finest Hour “You catch him right smack in the middle of your sights and give him a complete burst. The Brownings go to work, and, brother, when they are working they’re not kidding! Eight guns, 1,400 rounds per minute. … Continue reading

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