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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2015 20:10)
70th Anniversary of of the Liberation of Auschwitz-BirkenauRalph E Stone Salem-News.com
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in Poland were liberated by the Soviet Red Army after more than 1 million people were killed.
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We have seen newsreels of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps at the end of WW II and a number of movies depicting the horrors of the Holocaust. However, newsreels and movies did not really prepare us for an actual visit to the site of the largest mass murder in history.
Salem-News.com (Oct-24-2014 14:15)
Plaque Dedicated to USS Liberty is Specific with Historical FactSalem-News.com
34 U.S. servicemen were killed and 73 wounded by the Israeli military in a horrific attack, with no provocation.
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The USS Liberty plaque was preliminary dedicated by a small group of veterans at Veterans Memorial Park Manistee, MI on October 10, 2014.
Salem-News.com (Sep-13-2014 14:00)
Antique Typewriters on the Come Back!Wayne Pierce
I still have a manual Smith Corona typewriter and I don’t know how I ever had the strength in my fingers to produce anything on that machine.
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Hang onto your old typewriters because they are coming back. After whistle blower Edward Snowden leaked information about the NSA’s massive spying program, computer users worldwide were faced with the dilemma of knowing that everything they did on the Internet was an open book and being monitored by the US government.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2014 01:00)
The Diane Downs` Case Was No Small SacrificeLise LaSalle special to Salem-News.com
The Diane Downs case is a notorious piece of Oregon crime history. But was justice served? Not by today's standards.
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On May 19, 1983, Elizabeth Diane Downs and her three small children were shot on a country road near Springfield, Oregon. Her 7-year old daughter Cheryl died, but her 3-year old son Danny and her 8-year old daughter Christie survived.
Salem-News.com (Jun-17-2014 22:38)
Proxy WarsJafar M Ramini Salem-News.com
Today we have a new crop of Messianic warriors who have taken on the mission in the name of western democracy.
The Messianic warriors are at work again. Their mission is not to spread the word of God, though that is their cover, but to serve their own God; the God of Mammon, greed and avarice.
Salem-News.com (May-24-2014 00:17)
After 4 Years in Coma Mavi Marmara Victim Passes AwaySalem-News.com
The death toll has now reached 10. Ten humanitarians killed in international waters.
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Mavi Marmara activist Uğur Süleyman Söylemez, who was heavily injured by the Israeli attack on May 31, 2010 and was left in a coma for four years, has passed away today at 51 years of age.
Salem-News.com (May-23-2014 14:13)
Iran Review`s Exclusive Interview with Shahir ShahidsalessFirouzeh Mirrazavi Special to Salem-News.com
Here the former diplomat gives an insider’s history of the troubled relationship between Iran and the US
Iran and the six world powers have been discussing ways to iron out differences and start drafting a final deal that would end the West’s dispute with Iran over the country’s nuclear energy program. The two sides wrapped up their fourth round of nuclear talks in Vienna on Friday May 16, 2014.
Salem-News.com (May-21-2014 08:28)
A Farewell To HemingwayBill Annett Salem-News.com
A bi-polar critique: across the river and into the trees...
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We all grew up in a culture that doted on Ernest Hemingway. Even before I cleared English 101, my father was a Hemingway fan, praising his crisp, simple diction, his avoidance of adverbs and verbose construction, his nouveau Parisian cool, his he-man take on guns, women and courage.
Salem-News.com (May-10-2014 14:26)
Everybody`s Got Afghanistan WrongDave Swanson Salem-News.com
We find here a story of a bumbling oblivious and uncomprehending foreign occupation torturing and murdering a lot of its own strongest allies, shipping some of them off to Gitmo -- even shipping to Gitmo young boys whose only offense had been being the sexual assault victims of U.S. allies.
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This goes deeper than the usual war lies.
Salem-News.com (May-08-2014 16:59)
The First Casualty of War is Truth: April 25, 2014 was the 99th Anniversary of the Disastrous Battle of GallipoliGary G. Kohls MD for Salem-News.com
Gallipoli was just another example of the many shameful episodes in the history of warfare that were lied about or unreported by the war correspondents, military leaders and politicians...
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A number of years ago I read portions of a book entitled The First Casualty: From the Crimea to Vietnam: The War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist and Myth Maker by Phillip Knightley.
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