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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Commentary: A lesson on important figures from the past

    Usually when reading letters that I don't agree with, I just let them slide and do not give them much thought.
  • 94-year-old receives French honor

    94-year-old receives French honor
    Some things are still hard for David Lester to talk about, as they would be for anyone who's seen his friends die and rivers turn red with blood. Eventually the 94-year-old Costa Mesa resident did open up, in the form of a 400-page manuscript, "A Combat...

    Holocaust survivor ushers in new exhibit

    Holocaust survivor ushers in new exhibit
    Jack Pariser and his family spent two years in a cramped hole in the forest floor outside Krakow, Poland. They subsisted on a slice of bread a day. If one person wanted to move, he had to negotiate with everyone else — including Pariser's older...

    Former judge, family lawyer dies at age 87

    Don McCartin, a former Orange County Superior Court judge who lived and practiced law in Costa Mesa, has died. McCartin was surrounded by family when he died Saturday at his home in Bass Lake, Calif. He was 87. He practiced family law in Costa Mesa from...

    Carnett: U.S. Naval cruise is nothing like an Alaskan one

    My wife, Hedy, and I recently returned from a cruise. It was our third adventure on an ocean liner. We've now been to Alaska twice, and have cruised the North Sea and Baltic from Rotterdam to St. Petersburg. Never one for sailing, I joined the Army...