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October 1947: Veteran’s Story of Adopting Enemy Soldier’s Daughter Leaves Troubling Questions

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Less than three years ago the average American solider in combat was under oath to kill Japanese—but yesterday it was learned that a former combat soldier, … Continue reading

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The Day’s News – Pestilence and Starvation, Jan. 9, 1913

Jan. 9, 1913: We like to think that the past was a kinder, simpler time — when life moved at a slower pace. But no. The Times publishes a Page 1 news map “as an aid to the busy reader … Continue reading

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June 19, 1938

ermany begins the systematic roundup of Jews on the pretext of putting them in "protective custody" or claiming that they are foreigners "without proper papers." "At Buchenwald Concentration Camp, near Weimar, it was reported that 65 army buses were arriving … Continue reading

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Mystery photo

  Photograph by Don Cormier / Los Angeles TimesIsn’t this a great picture of Joe Louis? I found it Saturday while digging through all those boxing photos. OK, who’s the brunette? Jane Russell? (Chris Morales). Bingo! OK, what’s the occasion? … Continue reading

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Rock Hudson’s wedding album

I went down to The Times’ archives and pulled Rock Hudson‘s wedding pictures because I’m the kind of person who would want to see Rock Hudson’s wedding pictures. Please note: All captions are from original information provided when the photos … Continue reading

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Linda Leabow update

Prodded by a reader who directed me to an ancestry website, I can fill in a few blanks about Linda Leabow, who figured in the Marie Wilson story. According to California death records, Linda L. Cairns, listed with the maiden … Continue reading

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Marie Wilson update

I went into the archives last night and pulled the photos of Marie Wilson and her family. Photograph by Don Cormer / Los Angeles TimesMarie Wilson and her son, Greg. Los Angeles Times photoMarie Wilson with Greg and Christine, Oct. … Continue reading

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