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Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Vincent Ricciardi, one of the last survivors of WWII's Exercise Tiger, salutes wreath honoring fallen brothers | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Remembers Lives Lost During WWII Exercise Tiger [PHOTOS]

Dozens gathered at Fort Taber Military Park in New Bedford's south end Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to the 749 American soldiers and sailors lost at sea during Exercise Tiger nearly 72 years ago.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Fall River Celebrates 50 Years With ‘Big Mamie’

State and local leaders joined together with World War II veterans Friday afternoon to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the USS Massachusetts to Fall River.

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Getty Images

Suspected Nazi’s Receive More Than $20 Million In Social Security Benefits

(Associated Press) - Elfriede Rinkel's past as a Nazi concentration camp guard didn't keep her from collecting nearly $120,000 in American Social Security benefits...

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

Holocaust Survivor Visits BCC

Seventy years after thousands of Jews were liberated from the Auschwitz death camp, one survivor came to Bristol Community College to talk about the experience...

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Robert Jacobvitz visits Phil Paleologos
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Robert Jacobvitz Lecture Honors WW II Hero

It's a personal honor to be a part of radio broadcasts that enlighten and inspire listeners. Such is the case with Robert Jacobvitz, who while here on the SouthCoast, gave residents and students an insight into who Aristides de Sousa Mendes was and what he did to receive world recognition for his heroism during World War II.

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Memorial Day

City Honors the Fallen in Memorial Day Ceremony

World War II veteran and New Bedford resident Eddie McLane was the keynote speaker at Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at Clasky Common park. The 91-year-old talked about how he entered Normandy by glider ahead of the D-Day invasion...

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Matt Camara | TSM
Matt Camara | TSM

New Bedford Holds Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

Religious leaders, public officials and residents came together Sunday night to remember the more than six million victims of the Holocaust. This year's ceremony, however, also honored the willingness of the Philippines to take in escaped European Jews at a time when many countries were shutting their doors to refugees from Nazi Germany...

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Public officials and veterans laid a ceremonial wreath at the Exercise Tiger memorial Sunday. | TSM
Public officials and veterans laid a ceremonial wreath at the Exercise Tiger memorial Sunday. | TSM

New Bedford Remembers Servicemen Lost During ‘Exercise Tiger’

The city paid homage Sunday to the 749 servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger. The exercise was a D-Day rehearsal held off the coast of Devon, England...

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City Hall Flag Plaza Dedicated To WW II Vet Joe Theodore

 

City Hall's Flag Plaza was dedicated to the late Joe Theodore Monday night by Mayor Jon Mitchell and members of the City Council.

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Reddit
Reddit

Students Find World War II Hiding Spot in Their Attic

It's every child's dream to stumble upon a hidden treasure in their very own home. Think how many hours of youth are spent knocking on hollow walls, digging in the backyard and exploring crawl spaces in the hopes of finding something, anything, of value.

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