Jennifer Matyasovsky

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Mystery as 14,000 Second World War dog tags found buried in field

A relic hunter’s groundbreaking discovery could see thousands of families finally recover precious memorabilia of relatives who served during the Second World War.<p>Dan Mackay, a self-styled relic hunter, has uncovered a hoard of more than 14,000 dog tags buried beside an anti-aircraft battery close …

Tracing the steps of WWI American Soldiers in France with kids

It all began with an invitation. The French government was in the middle of the centennial celebrations of World War One (1914-1916). My family and I …

Croatian Jews to boycott Holocaust remembrance event over 'relativization' of crimes

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian Jews said on Monday they would boycott the country's main Holocaust remembrance event this week, accusing the authorities of playing down crimes perpetrated under the Nazi-backed Ustasa regime during World War Two.<p>International Holocaust Remembrance Day is held on Jan. …

How 1916 set the stage for America to enter WWI

The U.S. greeted the outbreak of the First World War with disbelief, but by late 1916 thousands of Americans were already personally involved in the …

Left and Right Do Find Common Ground … on World War I

Their reasons varied but legislators on both sides of the aisle opposed US entry into World War I, a position that historians of all stripes endorse …

WWII Navy Seabee awarded high school diploma at 90

A man who dropped out of high school to fight in World War II earned his high school diploma Friday at age 90, according to a report Saturday.<p>Lou Schipper persuaded his mother to let him enlist before he graduated and never looked back, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. He became a Navy Seabee in …

The Woman On The White Horse: The Forgotten Fighter Who Led the Way for Women’s Suffrage

Longform<p>LINDA J. LUMSDEN<p>December 01, 2016<p>The white horse she straddled stamped impatiently in place as Inez Milholland, cloaked in a white cape that …

Life after traveling the Oregon Trail

By now, many people around Lincoln County are familiar with the story of two brothers, Rinker and Nick Buck, who, along with Nick's Irish Jack …

In the Line of Fire – Meet the 56-Year-Old Son of a U.S. President Who Fought in D-Day

“Sheltering in the cover of a newly arrived tank, the general gathered with other commanders and determined famously that: ‘We’ll start the war from …

Deadliest battle in US history in a war that's slipping from memory

Even history buffs are stumped by this one. What single battle in our military history killed more Americans than any other?<p>It wasn’t the Civil War’s …

Military

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a woman of color on the US's newest coin

Lady Liberty will finally be portrayed as a woman of color on the country's newest coin, a historic departure the U.S. Mint and Treasury announced Thursday.<p>Mint spokesperson Mike White confirmed to Fusion that the new coin, which features a black woman, will be the first time Lady Liberty has been …

On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, six survivors tell their stories<p>Among the horrors that Primo Levi quietly and even matter-of-factly documents in If This Is A Man – that greatest of all accounts of incarceration in a Nazi death camp – is a dream of invisibility. Not invisibility in the …

Empathy