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Veteran’s Day

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Today we observe Veteran’s Day. Today is the day that we take time to thank all of the men and women who have sacrificed their time, their energy, and ultimately, for many, their lives. They have spent time training to prepare for wars to defend our freedom. Today we recognize their sacrifice. As the daughter […]

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Alex Kershaw’s True Account of War and Sacrifice

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The 157th infantry in the 45th division during World War II saw 511 days of combat and was part of some of the fiercest fighting with numerous casualties. This infantry began the war with the landings on the beaches of Italy, continued into France, which then led them into Germany and the Dachau Concentration Camp where they liberated the few survivors. The story of the 157th is filled with both tragedy and triumph and cannot be separated from the lives of the men who fought so bravely, yet even with so many heroes…

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein “Verity” is a spy arrested by the Nazi Gestapo during World War II. The first part of Code Name Verity is her confession and details of her mission for the British army, written out on scraps of paper in between torture sessions designed to extract as many secrets from […]