If you were one of the 2.7 million men who served in Vietnam, there was a just over two percent chance you would be one of the 58,220 that died over there.
There were about 120 students in the Eisenhower Class of 1965.
If we assume that the gender mix was roughly 50/50, then your odds of ...
The first American soldiers arrived in 1965, supplementing American advisors that had been in the country for years.
It would be eight years before the last American soldier would leave.
By early 1967, editors with the Warren Times Mirror and Observer realized in some small way what the ...
If you’ve ever gone to an event of any kind at War Memorial Field, you’ve seen their names.
I’ve done it dozens of times and never taken notice — until a few weeks ago.
Maybe it stood out because I had just written about the Pentagon Papers, which revealed that the government ...
DID YOU HELP WIN THE AFRICAN VICTORY?
How much of YOUR scrap went into that big scrap?
How much of the ammunition was made from YOUR waste fat?
That’s what readers of the Warren-Times Mirror found on the editorial page on July 14, 1943.
Welcome to the work of the American Fat Salvage ...
There are some baseball records that will likely never be broken.
Joe Dimaggio’s hit streak.
Cy Young’s 511 wins.
Will White’s 680 innings pitched in 1879 (Youngsville’s Guy Hecker is third on that list).
Pete Rose’s 4,256 hits.
No one in the modern era has come anywhere ...
It’s been a busy several weeks.
We don’t need to get into why but it has been.
I was writing a couple weeks ago about John Hoyt and needed to head up to the Sheffield Cemetery for a photo to go with it. That day, for whatever reason, had slowed down. So I spent some time there and came ...