Archive for December, 2009

The last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I, now 108, appeared before a congressional committee this week calling for a memorial on the National Mall to veterans of the Great War. Find news coverage of Frank Buckles’ Capitol Hill appearance here, here and here. Well done, soldier! (VA photo by Robert Turtil)

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Hawai’i Magazine’s reporter seems to believe that demolition of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium is a done deal, reporting yesterday that the battle has “seemingly reached an end.” As we reported to you over the weekend, nothing could be further from the truth. The fight has simply shifted to other arenas, arenas the city does […]

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