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Daniel Inoye, senior United States Senator from Hawaii, member of the Democratic Party, and the President pro tempore of the United States Senate. In WWII, Inoye served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most-highly decorated unit in the history of the US Army, and was awarded the Medal of Honor.

Henry "Black Death" Johnson. "By the time reinforcements arrived, Johnson had passed out from his wounds. By daylight, the carnage was evident: Johnson had killed four Germans and wounded an estimated 10 to 20 more in a savage hand to hand combat while suffering 21 wounds himself in the fight. Henry Johnson had prevented the Germans from breaking through the French line. He was the first American private to receive the Croix du Guerre, France’s highest military honor for extraordinary…

Harold K. Hoskins, Sr. (1927-2012) was an American pilot and Tuskegee Airman who was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007. In 1945, he joined the U.S. Army at the age of 18 and learned to fly at Alabama's Tuskegee Air Field. In 1971, he retired as a U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel after logging 9500 flight hours. Hoskins later became assistant vice president of student affairs at California State University at Hayward.

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The Victory of the United Nations is Assured

The Victory of the United Nations is Assured. Three soldiers with rifles at arms march before the flags of the United States, France and Great Britain. Vintage British WWII poster, circa 1940s.

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Never Forget - A Collegiate's Account of 911 as a New Yorker

Twin towers before 9/11 More