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(credit: Sean Tracy)

Metro Detroit Man’s Homage To World War Two Vets

Sean Tracy of Wixom has built about 100 models for local veterans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

Artist rendering of the planned Michigan WWII Memorial. (Credit: michiganww2memorial.org)

Plans Move Forward For World War II Memorial

Plans are moving forward for a $3 million World War II memorial in metro Detroit, with bricks that will be part of the project going on display this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

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ProQuest’s Expansion of History Vault Opens New Perspectives on American History

The Ann Arbor database provider ProQuest says that later this year it will open content that has been largely inaccessible to global researchers with a significant expansion of its acclaimed History Vault, a five-year program to provide central access to the key archival collections that document the most important and widely studied topics of 18th- through 20th-century America.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2013

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Mich. Men Unearth Pieces Of Downed WWII-Era Plane

Four men have unearthed pieces of what they say is a World War II-era fighter plane that crashed 71 years ago in a southeast Michigan farm field.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

Operation Upshot-Knothole, 25 May 1953. (credit: United States Department of Energy)

Detroit History: From Holbrook To Hiroshima

Barely a dozen years after he was the smartest student at Hamtramck High School, Emil Konopinski was the brightest young nuclear scientist on the team ensuring that America won the World War II race for the ultimate weapon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

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Holocaust Boxcar To Become Museum Exhibit

A rare part of Holocaust history will become a future exhibit in Farmington Hills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2012

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Auschwitz Artworks On Display In Orchard Lake

An exhibition of artwork made at the Nazi’s Auschwitz labor camp is opening in Michigan before going on a national tour.

CBS Detroit–08/17/2012

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Man Sentenced In WWII Vet’s Daylight Carjacking

A man who attacked and carjacked an 86-year-old World War II veteran at a busy Detroit gas station has been sentenced to five to 12 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

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Michigan World War II Vet To Get Big Gov’t Check

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it would give World War II veteran Leroy MacKlem disability compensation retroactive to 1950, which comes to about $400K.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

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