Matt Louis Urban
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Matt Louis Urban (born Matthew Louis Urbanowicz, August 25, 1919 – March 4, 1995) was a United States Army lieutenant colonel who was one of the most decorated American soldiers of World War II. He performed valiantly in combat on many occasions...

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The Third Army
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The United States Army Central, formerly the Third United States Army, commonly referred to as the Third Army and as ARCENT is a military formation of the United States Army, which saw service in World War I and World War II, in the 1991 Gulf...

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Captain Jerry Yellin
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Captain Jerry Yellin has the unique distinction of flying the first and last combat missions over Japan during the Second World War. He spent the majority of the war with the 78th Fighter Squadron, flying the P-40, P-47, and P-51. Captain Yellin...

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Rosie the Riveter
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 Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of World War II, representing the women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies.  These women sometimes took entirely new jobs replacing the...

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Battle of the Aleutian Islands
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Battle of the Aleutian Islands Introduction In the Battle of the Aleutian Islands (June 1942-August 1943) during World War II (1939-45), U.S. troops fought to remove Japanese garrisons established on a pair of U.S.-owned islands west of Alaska...

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WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES
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WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES   During World War II, some 350,000 women served in the U.S. Armed Forces, both at home and abroad. They included the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots, who on March 10, 2010, were awarded the prestigious Congressional...

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COLLIER COUNTY HONOR FLIGHT
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Collier County Honor Flight is a 100% volunteer program created to honor our veterans for all they have sacrificed to make this a better world. Without the support of these volunteers, there is no way that we would be able to provide the...

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Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
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Naval Battle of Guadalcanal The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, sometimes referred to as the Third and Fourth Battles of Savo Island, the Battle of the Solomons, the Battle of Friday the 13th, or, in Japanese sources, the Third Battle of the Solomon...

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