Tag Archive: Lives Lived

Oldest U.S. Survivor Of WWII Bataan Death March Takes His Leave

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Rest In Peace Old Warrior Unknown American Hero   Albert Brown, the oldest survivor of the horrors of the World War II Bataan Death March and a Japanese war POW camp in 1942 in the Philippines passes on Sunday, August 14, 2011. “Doc” Brown was 105 and lived in Pinckneyville, Ill. Within hours of the …

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This Day In U.S. History – July 17

James Butler Hickok - May 27, 1837 - August 2, 1876 (aged 39) - Occupation: Lawman, gunfighter, gambler

July 17, 1776 – American Revolution Congress learns to use war of words to convince Britain to recognize the Nation’s legitimacy – General Washington will not excuse General Howe’s absence of respect The Continental Congress learns of General George Washington’s refusal to accept a dispatch from British General William Howe and his brother, Admiral Richard …

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Good News: Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ saving flood victims

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An inspiring story of a German nun who as a young girl escaped the horrors of WWII in East Germany, has served the helpless and forgotten in Pakistan for 50 years. “A tiny, frail lady – her silver grey hair tucked under a white head scarf with a red floral trim – stands defiantly at …

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