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The Birth, Life and Death of a B-24 Liberator

June 28, 2019 Guy Aceto 0

The saga of Two Ton Tessie typified the stellar service of countless Allied bombers in the European theater. Actress Gloria Swanson embodied the ideal of a movie star. Beautiful, magnetic, talented—she defined Hollywood glamor in the silent-film era. B…

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Italy’s American Ace

June 28, 2019 Claire B 0

After a few days of false starts due to enemy resistance and bad weather, the Italians launched their final offensive of World War I across the Piave River near the northern Italian town of Vittorio Veneto with an artillery bombardment on the night of …