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  1. Airdrie and Coatbridge RAF heroes feel let down over Remembrance Sunday serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Daily Record

    ... was well attended by the community. The memorial includes recognition of those who also lost their lives in World War II. PC David Carmichael will be sentenced at Airdrie Sheriff Court next month after being convicted of what Sheriff Robert Dickson ...

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  2. State's new gun law prompts museum to remove WWII riflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KATU-TV Portland

    A museum in Washington state is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid violating a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers . Luginbill tells The Bellingham Herald that it would be a violation of Initiative 594 to keep the 11 rifles past Dec. 4. The weapons will be returned to the collectors who lent them.

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  3. Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault ReleasedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | GamersHell.com

    SEGA has announced that Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault , an all new standalone single-player expansion developed by Relic Entertainment , is now available for Windows PC. Inspired by the conflict that Winston Churchill once described as "undoubtedly the greatest American battle of the war" - the Battle of the Bulge, the new campaign content will see players take control of the US Forces in this pivotal World War II battle in the densely forested, strategically critical Ardennes region of Western Europe.

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  4. Veteran's Day Cancer DiagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Daily Kos

    Pancreatic cancer. Not me. It's my Dad. That is what he learned on Veteran's Day, late in the day. He was a World War II Enlisted Draftee, and after graduating the U.S. Naval Academy in 1950, became a Korean War officer. During one conflict, I think ...

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  5. 'Rocket Ranger Reloaded' Seeks Crowd Funding - Screens & TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WorthPlaying

    Rocket Ranger Reloaded will return in a fresh new take on the classic videogame originally released in 1988, featuring new gameplay sequences, a deeper storyline, a larger strategic element and stylized graphics that bring the 1930s and 40s to life! Rocket Ranger was first released by Cinemaware on the Commodore Amiga, with later versions appearing on the C64, PC, Apple IIgs, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari ST and even the obscure Fujitsu FM Towns! To commemorate the return of Rocket Ranger, the original Amiga and PC-DOS versions are also now available on GOG! The original game took its inspiration from 1930s sci-fi TV serials and comic books, setting the player in a world where the Nazis and Axis Powers won World War II - in the future! Using a rocket pack and futuristic technology, Rocket Ranger must travel the world and rid it of the escalating threat, complete with a strategic ... (more)

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  6. Rocket Ranger Reloaded Kickstarter Campaign LaunchedRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | GamersHell.com

    Cinemaware is running a Kickstarter campaign for Rocket Ranger Reloaded , a remake of Rocket Ranger , which was first released by Cinemaware on the Commodore Amiga, with later versions appearing on the C64, PC, Apple IIGS, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari ST and even the obscure Fujitsu FM Towns. The original game took its inspiration from 1930s sci-fi serials and comic books, setting the player in a world where the Nazis and Axis Powers won World War II - in the future.

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  7. Starbreeze AB: The 12th DLC for PAYDAY 2, 'Gage Historical Pack',...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | PR-inside.com

    ... new melee weapons, including the Potato Masher hand grenade * Four new masks based on historical figures from World War II * Twice the amount of weapon slots, free for everyone who owns PAYDAY 2 "With the Gage Historical Pack we release our 12(th) ...

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  8. Central San Joaquin Valley veterans: In their own wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Fresno Bee

    William Thomas Anderson, 92, of Fresno, served as a Navy radioman on a P-V1 Vega Ventura warplane during World War II. Here is one of the medals he was awarded for his service.

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  9. Why do people hate kids? And how is that socially acceptable? Multitasking Moms and DadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Cleveland.com

    ... the economy humming. And, you know, basically ensure the survival of the human race. "For the first time since World War II, we're no longer getting a tailwind," Russ Koesterich, chief investment strategist at Blackrock, the world's largest money ...

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  10. New Assassin's Creed Unity '101 Trailer' Breaks Down the Game's Various FeaturesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Overclockers Club

    ... him to Occupied Paris in 1944. Man a machine gun atop the Eiffel Tower to take out German warplanes during World War II. Assassin's Creed Unity will release on November 11 in North America and November 13 in EMEA territories for Windows PC, ...

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  11. Call of Duty launched by 'X-Cite AlGhanim'Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Arab Times

    ... Several spin-off games have also been release d. The earlier games in the series are set primarily in World War II, including Call of Duty, Call of Duty 2, and Call of Duty 3. Beginning with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, which is set in modern ...

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  12. 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Review RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Forbes.com

    ... a well-trodden global conflict to modern-day combat. If the settings of today have run their course just as World War II did years ago, Advanced Warfare makes for a convincing foundation of futuristic yet relatable combat that is worth exploring and ...

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  13. Updates to "IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad" (PC): New...Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 2 | SPOnG.com

    This new entry into the series will offer virtual pilots an even more accurate simulation of the most famous air battles of World War II. Better quality of content, bigger scale, new physics, more realistic aerodynamics and new game elements set this title apart from all which came before.

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  14. Supreme Ruler Ultimate-SKIDROWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | 9Down.Com

    ... previous releases and expands on them in our improved game engine. Take control of any nation in the world from World War II through the Cold War and into the near future as our world lurches from one crisis to the next. Play historical or modern ...

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  15. Valkyria Chronicles is My First and Only SRPG LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Kotaku

    ... characters even when they aren't part of the main cast. And of course there is the story. I am a huge World War II buff and a big fan of historical fiction-and Valkyria Chronicles is basically a retelling of World War II in a reality where there is ...

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  16. Valkyria Chronicles is coming to PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Neowin.net

    ... on PSP, the second of which (tragically) never made it out of Japan. Valkyria Chronicles draws inspiration from World War II, taking place in a small, peaceful nation caught up in a conflict between two neighboring superpowers. The series focuses on ...

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  17. Sarasota's WSLR Radio Station Finds Its VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... Berkeley, Calif. The station was founded by Lewis Hill, a pacifist who became a conscientious objector during World War II. After serving time in a labor camp, he worked as a journalist and for the ACLU in Washington, D.C., and began making plans to ...

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  18. Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer Reveals Plot TwistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Ubergizmo

    ... shows that some time travel thing will happen that will transport the lead character, Arno, in the middle of World War II. Since its the 1940s, the equipment won't be from the French Revolution era, there will be machine guns and everything. What ...

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  19. Assassin's Creed Unity Time Anomaly trailer releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | TrustedReviews

    ... the Eiffel Tower, albeit in a totally different time zone - one with guns and air raid sirens, so potentially World War II. It looks to be another elements to Assassin's Creed Unity gameplay, which we haven't yet seen. Ubisoft already confirmed that ...

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  20. Valkyria Chronicles PC port confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Joystiq

    ... in the context of a turn-based military strategy game. Its unique art style and alternate-universe take on World War II-era combat won it a committed fanbase, and a pair of sequels (one officially localized, the other fan-translated ) followed on ...

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