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A battle map of major battles fought by the 63rd Infantry Division, nicknamed "Blood and Fire," during World War II. One notable member of this regiment was Captain William H. Smith (1920-1945). Smith was born on November 28, 1920, as the youngest of…

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German currency used during World War II. The Reichsmark (ℛℳ) was the currency used in Germany and its colonies from 1924 to 1948. This bill was likely used by Sergeant John B. Hancock (1913-1944), an American soldier.Sgt. Hancock was born in…

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A postcard depicting a British tank from the Mark series used during World War I. The insignia indicates that the tank was captured by German forces. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in…

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A postcard depicting the broken vaults and stained glass windows of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the…

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A postcard depicting the front gate of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the French kings, photographs of the…

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A postcard depicting the interior of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the French kings, photographs of the…

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A postcard depicting a view of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, from the city. The photograph was taken before the cathedral was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the French…

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A postcard depicting the lateral face of the south tower of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the French…

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A postcard depicting the lateral side of the North Tower of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, after it was burned and bombarded by the German Army in August 1914 during World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the…

Episode 39 of A History of Central Florida Podcast: Wartime Civil Defense. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation…

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An oral history interview of Terry W. Wheeler (b. 1959), who served in the U.S. Army, during the Cold War. Wheeler was born in Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1959. He joined the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) and was commissioned into the Army on…

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An oral history interview of Ray Sturm (b. 1963), who served in the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1989. Sturm was born in Winter Park, Florida, on October 22, 1963. He enlisted in the Army in 1983 and completed his basic training and advanced training at…

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An oral history interview of Philip Rogers (b. 1953), who served in the U.S. Navy from 1978 to 1998. Rogers was born in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, in 1953. He attended Lehman College for undergraduate school and Indiana University…

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An oral history interview of Lawrence Paul Levine (b. 1947), who enlisted in the U.S. Air Force (USAF) in August of 1966, just after being drafted into the U.S. Army. Levine was born in Rochester, New York, on June 8, 1947. He served in Europe during…

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An oral history of Dr. William Blank, who served in the U.S. Army (USA) from 1971 until 1974. Dr. Blank ultimately reached the rank of Specialist 4 and was stationed in Mannheim, Germany. Now the Director of Career Development at the University of…

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An oral history of Doris McClendon, a former member of the U.S. Navy. This interview was conducted by Andrew Glen Weeks at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, Florida, on April 11, 2014. The interview was conducted as part of the UCF…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated July 1, 1879. The letter discussed updates regarding a Belgian expedition in East Africa as well as MacKinnon's vacation in Germany and his upcoming return…

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The Battle of the Bulge Memorial in Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando, Florida. This six-foot, bronze statue of an American G.I. sits on a bronze-outlined, white star set into a 34-foot diameter concrete base. The statue was sculpted by Chris Scala,…

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Episode 51, Part 1 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: An Interview with Jim Clark. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the…

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Cast Member Map of Walt Disney World from 1986, showing such locations as the Magic Kingdom, EPCOT Center, the future location of the Disney-MGM Studios, Fort Wilderness Campground, the Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista Village, Walt Disney World…

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Oral history of Henry A. Martin's military service during the Vietnam War (1961-1975). Martin was born on July 8, 1941 in Sayre, Pennsylvania. In 1960, he enlisted in the United States Army and served as an Ordinary Engineer. Throughout his military…