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WORLD WAR II

Don't despair when eyeing the high prices for this year's Thanksgiving. Instead, look back at the sacrifices our grandmas and great-grandmas made while cooking this expensive meal during wartime and the Great Depression. Tomato aspic salad, anyone?
Manned with soldiers of Norwegian heritage, 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate) fought to bring WWII to an end.
As many as a dozen women with ties to North Dakota have been identified as having served as Women's Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs.
Pfc. Robert L. Alexander of Tolley, North Dakota, received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart awards, according to the state Department of Veterans Affairs.

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For Memorial Day, an American military cemetery in Cambridge wants to honor the Americans (including North Dakotans and Minnesotans) who are buried there with photos beside their grave markers. Maybe you know one of these men.
Remains of U.S. service members who died in a Tokyo military prison fire in 1945 are undergoing DNA analysis at a laboratory in Hawaii.
"Did You Know That" columnist Curt Eriksmoen concludes the story of Gerald P. Nye, whose strong isolationist policies put him at odds with many voters in the 1940s.
"Did You Know That" columnist Curt Eriksmoen continues the story of Gerald P. Nye.
"Did You Know That" columnist Curt Eriksmoen begins the story of Sen. Gerald P. Nye, one of the leading advocates for not getting involved in the war prior to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor.

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