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D-Day

Yogi Berra in Tampa, Florida on February 26, 2011. (Getty/J. Meric)

Yogi Berra Honored As D-Day Veteran

Baseball Hall of Famer & St. Louis native was rocket launcher on attack boat.

06/06/2014

Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Why Do We Celebrate National Donut Day?

National Donut Day was started by The Salvation Army in 1938 as a way to raise funds and awareness about its social service programs.

06/06/2014

Jack Buck

Jack Buck Poems: Holidays & History

Among various topics, holidays and historical events came up in Jack’s poetry. Here are samples of poems Jack wrote about the 4th of July, Memorial Day, September 11th and D-Day.

06/12/2012

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

LST-325

World War II Ship Docked In Chester, Ill.

Today is final day of visit. It’s open for tours.

09/18/2011

Len Ebert, D-Day survivor

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — D-Day Survivor Recalls the Beach

With enemy bullets flying, and no place to find cover, Ebert wonders how he made it.

06/03/2011