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Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day - CNNPolitics

Ray Chavez reflected on his service, and recounted his experience on the day that President Franklin Roosevelt declared would "live in infamy."

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Why this Holocaust survivor still wears his concentration camp uniform | New York Post

Ed Mosberg’s hands stay steady as he slips into the striped cotton jacket and matching cap — an outfit identical to one he was issued 75 years ago, as a...

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‘Dunkirk’: Why Didn’t Hitler Go in For the Kill?

The British army was in full retreat, but suddenly German tanks were halted–twice. Hitler later said he gave Churchill “a sporting chance” of survival. Churchill wasn’t interested.

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Think you’re living in a ‘hellhole’ today? Try being a billionaire in 1916. - The Washington Post

It was a much harsher world, no matter how much money you had.

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What Was the Greatest Era for Innovation? A Brief Guided Tour - NYTimes.com

Which was a more important innovation: indoor plumbing, jet air travel or mobile phones?

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Hanukkah and How War Should Be Celebrated | Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

For Jews, practicing our religion has never been as straightforward. Throughout history we have had to fight and die simply to observe our faith. Hanukkah represents a triumphant moment....

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Tenement Museum New York City - NYC Museum

New York's Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Tenement Museum provides walking tours and is a popular attraction in the Lower East Side of NYC.

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25 Things You Might Not Have Known About New York City

There’s more to the Big Apple than Lady Liberty and Central Park. Here are some tidbits you might not have known.

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    Why Presidents’ Day is slightly strange

    There are three main reasons: who exactly is being honored; what it actually is called; and even if there should be an apostrophe.

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      How Brooklyn Neighborhoods Got Their Names

      You may know where these neighborhoods are, but do you know what their names mean?