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WITNESS TO WAR

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Aug 12, 2011
War memoirs digitized for posterity
27th in a series
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Nov 19, 2009
Demons still haunt Christian soldier
26th in a series
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Sep 5, 2009
Ex-army cadet, 81, recalls war mind-set
25th in a series
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Aug 14, 2009
For vet, Soviet labor camp as bad as war
24th in a series
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Apr 9, 2009
Imperial army war vet haunted by horrors in China
23rd in a series
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Jan 3, 2009
Recalling Nagasaki's fateful day
The city has long been rebuilt and moved on, but Hiroshi Ito still can't come to grips with Nagasaki's obliteration by the United States 63 years ago.
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Jul 23, 2008
Veteran sheds hatred, finds Japan now like second home
21st in a series
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Jul 2, 2008
Finding Papua war dead a vet's life
20th in a series
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Jun 6, 2008
Women's postwar triumph recalled
19th in a series
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Jun 5, 2008
Donald Richie's memories of life in Japan after the war
On Dec. 7, 1941, a 17-year-old high school student named Donald Richie was fixing the fence at his house in Lima, Ohio, when his mother ran out on the porch to tell him and his father that she just heard over the radio that Japanese forces had attacked Pearl Harbor.
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Jun 5, 2008
Donald Richie offers history lesson
18th in a series
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Apr 30, 2008
War trauma leads to efforts to reconcile
Free-falling from approximately 27,000 feet after his B-29 was critically damaged while flying over the Kanto region, Raymond "Hap" Halloran was all but certain his fate had been sealed.
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Mar 7, 2008
Survivor still haunted by night's fiery terror
Sixteenth in a series
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Feb 27, 2008
War exacts top toll on bottom echelons: vet
Fifteenth in a series
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Jan 5, 2008
Aug. 13 field draftee fast-tracked to Soviet gulag
Fourteenth in a series
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Dec 28, 2007
Student nurse recalls horror of Okinawa fighting
Thirteenth in a series
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Dec 20, 2007
A long life of peace that sprung from war
Twelfth in a series
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Oct 24, 2007
Vivisectionist recalls his day of reckoning
Eleventh in a series
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Oct 18, 2007
The horror of war cannot be forgotten
Tenth in a series
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Oct 10, 2007
Hellcat bent for leather — a navy flyboy's tale
From 26,000 feet he punched through a hole in the overcast over Tokyo early on a freezing Feb. 12, 1945, rolled into a roaring 60-degree dive and fired his rockets at a Mitsubishi engine plant.

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