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Lithonians look back on life during WWII

Alice Stallings and Ralph Way of Lithonia are both part of The Greatest Generation -- one served by fighting, the other by keeping things going at home.

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WWII veteran Hattendorf recalls airborne adventures

Wilbur Hattendorf and his brother Rich flew and fought and dodged anti-aircraft fire for 50 missions over North Africa during World War II.

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Conyers woman among millions who fought on the homefront

Ruth Jones was one of millions who helped the war effort by keeping the home fires burning during World War II.

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Thomas saw Invasion of Normandy, frontlines in France, Belgium, Germany

World War II veteran recalls the Invasion of Normandy.

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Veteran Farris saw action in some of Vietnam's most ferocious battles

Second Lt. Andy Farris spent 365 days fighting in some of the most historic and ferocious engagements of the Vietnam War, including the Tet Offensive of '68.

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Twice-wounded Supple among first Americans to reach liberated Paris

Army veteran Ray Rupple walked across France and Germany during his 18 months of combat.

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The world was next port-of-call for daredevil Northcutt

Retired Col. Bud Northcutt experienced a colorful military career spanning 30 years.

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Rockdale soldier serves by getting supplies to soldiers in the war zone

Staff Sgt. Anthius Bruno is serving his second deployment in Afghanistan.

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War memories remain vivid for Merryvale group

Five veterans who now live at Covington's Merryvale Assisted Living facility recently recalled their years in the armed services.

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Sheridan's globe-spanning service continues at 91

Newborn Mayor Roger Sheridan's civilian and military service have spanned the globe.

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