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From “Able-Baker” to Today

The History of the Phonetic Alphabet

By Sam Lichtman

Why did “Easy” become “Echo” and when did “Delta” become “Dog”? The phonetic alphabet allows for clear and concise voice radio communication, but it took some time to work out the kinks.

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Lessons of World War II Were a Blueprint

Documentary Filmmaker Strives to Educate and Inspire Future Generations

By Sara W. Bock

Tim Gray of the World War II Foundation has created 27 documentary films that tell personal stories from the Second World War. One of his most recent films features the accounts of 1stMarDiv Marines at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, and an upcoming film will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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