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Just the Start of a Military Career

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The D-Day Invasion

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A Ride on a Higgins Boat

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The Power of Prayer in Battle

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Christmas 1814 – New Orleans

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Mobilizing the Defense of New Orleans

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 Keeping American Independence

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Cemeteries in the Movies

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Putting the ‘Fun’ in Funerals

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New Orleans’ ‘Unusual’ Cemeteries

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/01Jun16-New-Orleans-Cemetery-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In New Orleans you’ll find what many consider an unusual way to bury the dead.  It involves moving bodies over…

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When Caskets Floated

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One Amazing Vantage Point

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Docville Farms

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New Orleans’ Plantations

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The Los Islenos Museum

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A Place Not on the Way to Anywhere

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Colonists from the Canaries

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Keeping Out the British

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The Streetcars of New Orleans

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