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In the Waters at Pearl Harbor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/12/Pearl-Harbor-Sterling-Cale-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)He was an eyewitness to history, a man who was in the waters of Pearl Harbor during and after the…

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A Day That Will Live in Infamy

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/12/Pearl-Harbor-Sterling-Cale-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)He was a farm boy from Illinois who thought he’d received the prime spot for anyone to serve in the…

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A Prisoner of War Reintured

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/05/Ft-Reno-Oklahoma-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Over 65 years after this Prisoner Of War died in a work camp, his body will be reintured near his…

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One Famous Horse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/05/Ft-Reno-Oklahoma-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)At one time this fort raised and trained over 14,000 horses and mules at a time. Many of those animals…

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From Japan to the United States

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/04/Barbara-Law-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)As a Japanese teenager, Barbara was taught to defend herself from American soldiers arriving in her country. She ended up…

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World War II From the Other Side of the Globe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/04/Barbara-Law-11.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Probably all of us have heard stories about World War II. Perhaps we have friends or relatives who have shared…

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Preserving the SS American Victory

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/03/Victory-Ships-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)During the 1940s, 534 of these ships existed. Today only three sail the waters. Their past and present are a…

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A New Class of Ships

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/03/Victory-Ships-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)During the first half of World War II, the United States used vessels called Liberty Ships to haul cargo and…

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Building Victory Ships

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/03/Victory-Ships-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Imagine a ship over a football field and a half long and sixty-two feet wide.  Now imagine you need to…

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Florida’s Holocaust Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/03/Florida-Holocaust-Museum.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)If you happen to visit the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, you should take time to visit a well done site called…

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POW Tom Crosby

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/02/26Feb10-POW-Tom-Crosby-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.7KB)American troops finally made it to Manila and were attempting to free POW’s like Tom Crosby. Just went things seemed…

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Pearl Harbor Remembered

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/12/Pearl-Harbor-Daniel-Martinez-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 1.8MB)Although the events of December 7th, 1941 are nearly seven decades old, Americans do remember. They honor those who gave…

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Days Americans Never Forget

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/12/Pearl-Harbor-Herb-Weathermax.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Before there was a 9/11, there was December 7th. Both are days Americans will never forget. However, there are few…

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The USS Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/09/Hawaii-USS-Missouri-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)On September 2nd, 1945 Japan officially surrendered, ending WW II. Douglas MacCarthur addressed the world that day at the event…

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Preparing for a Japanese Surrender

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/09/Hawaii-USS-Missouri-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)If you saw a sailor with a broomstick strapped to his leg ascending and descending stairs aboard a ship, you’d…

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Moving the Official End of World War II

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/09/Hawaii-USS-Missouri-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 936.7KB)September 2nd, 1945. The Japanese were ready to sign documents officially ending World War II. That event took place aboard…

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An Iowa Class Battleship

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/09/Hawaii-USS-Missouri-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)For the next few days we’ll take a look at an event that took place 65 years ago this week–the…

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Jackie Cochran, Pilot

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Palm-Springs-Jackie-Cochran.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.1KB)Most people have heard of Chuck Yeager, but most have not heard of his good friend Jackie, a pilot who…

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France’s Gift of the 40 and 8 Boxcars

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/40-and-8-Boxcars-21.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 952.0KB)Thousands of boxcars crisscross the country each day with a variety of cargo. But these boxcars were truly special, because…

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The 40 and 8 Boxcar

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/40-and-8-Boxcars-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.1KB)The term 40 & 8 doesn’t mean much to most Americans–unless you happened to serve in France during one of…

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