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Australian in Thailand devotes his life to “Death Railway” POWs ___

http://www.stripes.com/news/special-reports/world-war-ii-the-final-chapter/wwii-victory-in-japan/australian-in-thailand-devotes-life-to-death-railway-pows-1.362248?=&utm_source=Stars+and+Stripes+Emails&utm_campaign=Military+History&utm_medium=email

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Korean War soldier’s remains are identified and buried at Arlington Cemetery ___

http://www.stripes.com/korean-war-soldier-s-remains-identified-buried-at-arlington-1.362360?=&utm_source=Stars+and+Stripes+Emails&utm_campaign=Military+History&utm_medium=email

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New audio collection from the WWII bombing crews ___

http://www.stripes.com/military-life/military-history/new-audio-collection-shares-memories-of-bombing-crews-1.362323?=&utm_source=Stars+and+Stripes+Emails&utm_campaign=Military+History&utm_medium=email

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The Pacific Coast Air Museum is hosting the Canadian Snowbirds!! ___

http://www.stripes.com/military-life/military-history/things-looking-up-at-pacific-coast-air-museum-1.362326?=&utm_source=Stars+and+Stripes+Emails&utm_campaign=Military+History&utm_medium=email

HMS Hood in Sydney Harbor

HMS Hood in Sydney Harbor

Bell is recovered from the UK battleship HMS Hood, sunk in WWII

http://www.stripes.com/news/europe/bell-recovered-from-wreck-of-uk-battleship-sunk-in-wwii-1.362328?=&utm_source=Stars+and+Stripes+Emails&utm_campaign=Military+History&utm_medium=email

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About GP Cox

Everett Smith served with the Headquarters Company, 187th Regiment, 11th A/B Division during WWII. This site is in tribute to my father, "Smitty." GPCox is a member of the 11th Airborne Association. Member # 4511 and extremely proud of that fact!

Posted on August 12, 2015, in Current News and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 45 Comments.

  1. Re: request… Done! πŸ™‚

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  2. Thank you for the links! I am up late and can’t sleep…so I will click on them and read! πŸ™‚
    HUGS!!! πŸ™‚

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  3. Good assortment. Thanks for bringing them to us.

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    • They came from Star & Stripes – I looked them over to see which I might use for a post – and couldn’t decide – I don’t usually have a post of links, but there’s always a first time for everything.

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  4. Death Railway – humbled

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  5. Thank you for sharing these links! When I am up later (late) tonight and can’t sleep I will click on them!
    How are you doing today?!
    HUGS!!! πŸ™‚

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  6. Amazing what someone with true dedication and boundless energy can accomplish!

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  7. Interesting links, Everett. Was reading about the Korean War soldier. Was surprised that 7,800 are still missing.

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  8. Bell is recovered from the UK battleship HMS Hood, suck in WWII? I suspect you mean sunk.

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  9. Amazing audio files. Thanks.

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    • My pleasure, Jacqui. I couldn’t decide which story to concentrate on, so I just put in all the links and figured the visitors will choose which or all stories to read.

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  10. Great post GP! I especially enjoyed reading about Beattie and his mission to uncover remnants of the railroad crash in Thailand. His tenacity and efforts have helped soften the hearts of so many people.

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  11. Thanks very much for these very entertaining and poignant stories. It is such good news when one of the long lost casualties finally goes home.

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  12. A nice roundup GP. Good to see the bell from the Hood finding a suitable resting place.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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