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Archaeologists Seek To Preserve German U-Boats

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Soldier In Iconic Photo Succumbs To His Demons

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Soldier-Poet Brian Turner, Framing War In Verse

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WWII Ghetto Workers Eligible For Reparations

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In Iraq, Tactical Theory Put Into Practice

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Military Psychologist Helps Troops Combat Fear

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In Iraq, Pilot Program Aims To Teach Basic Literacy

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Terror And The Unraveling Of America's Moral Fabric

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Panel Offers New Policy For Going To War

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