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D-Day Plus Invasion Scenes

D-Day Plus Invasion Scenes

Various good shots of Spitfire aeroplanes taking off from airfield. C/U boot washed up on beach. L/S bombed house. C/U soldier loading his gun. M/S as locals greet the soldiers. C/U children looking out of window at camera. Various shots of American soldiers playing poker dice. L/S soldiers …

June 05, 2014 4:42 pm
D-Day Greatest Combined Operation In World's History

D-Day Greatest Combined Operation In World's History

Title reads: "D-day - Greatest Combined Operation in World's History".Aerial shots of bombers over Northern France prior to the landings. They bomb coastline, "in softening of the German defences". Rockets are used to bombard Normandy emplacements, and fighter aircraft shoot grounded aircraf…

June 05, 2014 4:36 pm
"For the Boys" Film 1991

"For the Boys" Film 1991

Actor James Caan joined Bette Midler for the roles of USO entertainers Eddie Sparks and singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard, said to be based on the careers of Bob Hope and Martha Raye, for the 1991 feature film "For the Boys."

March 14, 2014 3:08 pm
Westchester students launch letter, art campaign

Westchester students launch letter, art campaign

DUNELAND | Westchester Intermediate School hosted a Veteran's Day Program and along with it launched a letter and art campaign for the troops.

December 09, 2013 12:00 am

Candy swap for toys treats military stationed overseas

For the second year, the Lake County Kool Smiles dental offices are participating in Operation Troop Treats, asking children to bring in their collected Halloween candy to be sent in care packages to the troops serving overseas via Operation Gratitude.

October 31, 2013 12:05 am

Wouldn't Obama and Big Bird be a better team?

President Barack Obama must bring our men and women home. They're getting slaughtered over there.

October 28, 2012 12:00 am
Singer Frances Langford with Bob Hope During 1943 WWII Tour

Singer Frances Langford with Bob Hope During 1943 WWII Tour

Singer-actress Frances Langford gives comedian Bob Hope a pat on the cheek, as they visit U.S. Army headquarters in London on June 26, 1943. Hope's WW II tour, which included Langford, entertained U.S. troops in the Europe. Langford, who died at age 92 in 2005, did a steamy rendition of "I'm…

September 03, 2012 12:00 am
Porter County group collects items for troops overseas

Porter County group collects items for troops overseas

John and Janice Holmes, of Griffith, and Linda Polen, of Chesterton, right, pack boxes Friday to be delivered to service members overseas in time for Christmas. The three are members of Supporters of Military.

December 09, 2011 7:00 pm
Porter County group collects items for troops overseas

Porter County group collects items for troops overseas

Steve Earnhart, of Merrillville, stacks boxes Friday with other members of the Porter County group Supporters of Military. The group began in 2003 as a support group for military families and now sends care packages to service members four times a year.

December 09, 2011 7:00 pm
Porter County group collects items for troops overseas

Porter County group collects items for troops overseas

Tiffany Warren, of Valparaiso, and Jim Holsapple, of Chesterton, pack boxes Friday to be delivered to troops. Warren, Holsapple and other members of Supporters of Military packed about 150 care packages that will be delivered in time for Christmas to service members serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

December 09, 2011 7:00 pm

Get our troops out of ungrateful Afghanistan

President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan stated he would side with Pakistan against the USA in any future wars.

December 07, 2011 12:00 am

Military personnel to get Hoosier holiday cheer

INDIANAPOLIS | Nearly 29,000 U.S. military members stationed overseas will receive a holiday card from a Hoosier later this month.

December 05, 2011 6:30 pm

Congress must stop deployment of troops

I can't believe that President Barack Obama would commit our troops to Uganda to become involved in their war.

October 24, 2011 12:00 am

Lt. governor leading holiday card campaign for U.S. troops

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman is urging Hoosiers to once again send a letter to U.S. service members for the holidays.

October 13, 2011 3:30 pm

Do you wonder about strange developments in politics?

Do you wonder why:

August 15, 2010 12:00 am
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