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How Colorado Women Answered The Call Of World War II

The attack on Pearl Harbor 79 years ago brought World War II to American soil. In short order, thousands of Colorado women joined the war effort — by enlisting in the military, working in defense plants, and volunteering in all sorts … Continue reading

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How Major General Maurice Rose Became Known As The ‘Immaculate Killer Of Nazis’ And Redefined WWII Tank Warfare

Most Denverites are familiar with Rose Medical Center, but they probably don’t know the hospital was named after the highest ranking Jewish officer who served in the U.S. Army during World War II, Major General Maurice Rose. Denver author Marshall Fogel … Continue reading

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