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Three N.C. D-Day Veterans Return to Normandy After 75 Years By Mike Bazinet for the TTimes Mark Hager, a US Army veteran, historian, teacher, and award-winning filmmaker, will present the documentary The Last Gathering: 75th Anniversary of D-Day on April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Co-Ed Theater, 79 West… Read More
Viewing History “Through Their Eyes” By Michel Robertson The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas is proud to announce an exciting addition to their galleries: “Through Their Eyes: The History of America at War from 1917 through the Global War on Terror.” Beginning on November 1, 2022, each museum gallery… Read More
Margaret Stanback White received her BA from Harvard. Following a career as a research scientist, she began a career as a researcher and editor on nonfiction book projects about scientific breakthroughs and how they have changed the course of history. The P-51 Mustang was the first allied fighter plane… Read More
Steven Zaley to Speak on his Father’s 82nd Airborne WWII Experiences By Mike Bazinet Steven R. Zaley, author of They Are Only Gone If They Are Forgotten: A Story about One of the Original Companies of the 82nd Airborne Division, 505th Combat Team, Third Battalion, Headquarters Company, will speak… Read More
WWII Kamikaze Survivor Chooses Museum Visit for his “Make-a-Wish” By Janis Allen for the TTimes When WWII and Korean War veteran Joe Cooper, age 100, received the “Make-a-Wish” honor at the North Carolina Veterans Home in Black Mountain and asked for his wish, he answered, “A trip back to… Read More