Posts Tagged “World War II”

American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance

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American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance

American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance Millions of American Arabs have much to be proud of as the United States commemorates the 75th anniversary of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 which pushed America into World War II. More than 15,000 American Arabs served during that war and represented a consistent stream…

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Goodness of past often forgotten by young

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Goodness of past often forgotten by young

Goodness of past often forgotten by young By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald, Thursday, April 10, 2014 This year, two child stars from the silent movie era who rose to prominence during and after World War II died. They were both great role models to my generation. Shirley Temple, who died on Feb. 10, and Mickey…

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Movie Review: The Monuments Men

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Movie Review: The Monuments Men

Movie Review: The Monuments Men By Ray Hanania George Clooney directs and stars in this Hollywood film about the American military effort to secure what remained of Europe’s greatest art masterpieces, stolen by the Nazis and targeted for destruction by the crazed Fuehrer, Adolph Hitler as his “Thousand Year Reich” came to a crashing collapse…

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JFK — what we really remember and want to forget

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JFK — what we really remember and want to forget

JFK — what we really remember and want to forget an American Arab remembers By Ray Hanania Probably more than half of the people living in America today were not born when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. I was only 10 years old and to be honest, I knew nothing about him. My parents…

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Baby Boomers: Digital photos and a fast disappearing past

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Baby Boomers: Digital photos and a fast disappearing past By Ray Hanania I still have photographs of my family taken at the turn of the century in Palestine. I have photos of my dad, George, and uncle, Moussa, serving during World War II to defeat the Nazis. I have photos of when I was born,…

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Baby Boomers: Red, White and Black, Heart

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Baby Boomers: Red, White and Black, Heart By Ray Hanania They’re not colors that automatically come to mind when you are an American. They sound similar, something that becomes more and more important as Baby Boomers age, and seek healthcare. Red is the first wired button that snaps in place under the left breast. White…

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