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  1. 'Rocket Ranger Reloaded' Kickstarter Successful, Funding ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 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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  2. Navy admits error, honors World War II captain's bravery in sinking of U-boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    ... years after it dismissed his claims that he and his crew sunk a German U-boat off the coast of Louisiana during World War II. His son, Herbert Gordon Claudius, Jr., accepted the award from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. ...

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  3. John L. "Jack" McCloskeyRead the original story

    Friday | The News Journal

    ... defined by the hardships of the Great Depression. He was the fourth of five children and when the US entered World War II he left his sweetheart Marie Moran and enlisted in the Navy serving in the Pacific Theatre. His brothers also enlisted; older ...

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  4. 72 Years Later, Snubbed Captain Credited With Downing German U-BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | National Geographic

    ... E. Lee was transporting hundreds of survivors of other U-boat attacks to New Orleans. During the early years of World War II, the U.S. was ill-prepared to defend its coasts, and the technologically advanced U-boats exploited that weakness by ...

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  5. Rocket Ranger Reloaded(tm) Campaign Nearly FundedRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gamasutra

    It will feature exciting new gameplay sequences, a much deeper storyline, a larger strategic element and of course beautifully stylized graphics that bring the 1930s and 40s to life! 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! Using a rocket pack and futuristic technology, Rocket Ranger must travel the world and rid it of the escalating threat, making crucial strategic decisions and engaging in exciting action sequences.

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  6. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 targets 2016 release for PS4, Xbox One, PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Joystiq

    ... sold worldwide. The company is currently working on a number of high-profile, multiplatform games including the World War II first-person shooter Enemy Front and the action RPG Lords of the Fallen. For more information on CI Games please visit: ...

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  7. 'You needn't flee like I did'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Telegraph

    ... masterful post-mortem of a meeting between two great physicists, once best friends but on opposite sides during World War II. A playful subtext of the conceptual ambiguity of quantum mechanics flows underneath hinting at many probable destinies of ...

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  8. Ben Jacobstein, founded landmark orange juice and contact lens companies in Miami, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Miami Herald

    Before the familiar Tropicana lined grocery store shelves, Ben Jacobstein and his cousin Alan Benjamin gave South Floridians much of their daily dose of Vitamin C. That's because the Jacobsteins founded the Florida Juice Co. in 1946 after World War II, reportedly the first such company to package and sell fresh orange juice in the nation.

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  9. Company of Heroes 2 trailer recognizes Battle of the Bulge anniversaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Gaming Nexus

    Publisher Sega and developer Relic Entertainment have released a new in-game cinematic trailer for Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault to recognize the Battle of the Bulge 70th anniversary. The battle is often described as the turning point of World War II.

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  10. CI Games Announces Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Gamasutra

    ... sold worldwide. The company is currently working on a number of high-profile, multiplatform games including the World War II first-person shooter Enemy Front and the action RPG Lords of the Fallen. For more information on CI Games please visit: ...

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  11. Make sure good deed doesna t go punishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... impressive collection of vintage movie posters, ranging from the start of the motion picture industry up to the World War II era, courtesy of the Frances Howard Goldwyn Hollywood Regional Branch Library. (Whew!) When you arrive at the site, you will ...

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  12. Time's Person Of The Year: 5 other controversial choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Straits Times

    ... world faces today." The Nazi leader, vilified for his killing of millions of Jews and his role in starting World War II, was no doubt an influential person during that era, but many were sickened that the magazine put him on the same pedestal as ...

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  13. Time Magazine's 10 most controversial People of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | New York Daily News

    ... history and culture. Time has a thing for dictators. Hitler was named Man of the Year in 1938, on the eve of World War II. Stalin claimed the title twice: 1939 and 1942. Hitler was the dictator of Nazi Germany when he won. In November 1938, Nazi's ...

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  14. Falmouth Mission volunteer recognised with seafarers' medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Falmouth Packet

    ... the garden interesting. We have a tin mine, waterfall, bug hotel, telephone box greenhouse and a life-sized World War II seafarer as our tribute to merchant seafarers. "For next year I have something new up my sleeve - but am keeping this a closely ...

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  15. 'Rocket Ranger Reloaded' Demo Available NOWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WorthPlaying

    ... 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 ...

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  16. Mary J. Blige's record party goes easy on the Q&A vocalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | New York Daily News

    ... O'Donnell and Dr. Oz have appeared on the cover with her. The Oscar buzz surrounding Angelina Jolie 's upcoming World War II drama "Unbroken" is already deafening. Jolie went with a demure all-black ensemble at the film's screening on Wednesday, ...

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  17. The Bus PeopleRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | RGT Online

    ... the buffet. Most of the bus people are senior citizens, some few remaining from the "greatest generation" of World War II, slightly more from the Korean War of the early 1950's. The bulk of the bus people, without question, are in the post 45 range, ...

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  18. News from Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Telegraph

    Some hypotheses die hard. One such is the near-romantic notion concerning neo-liberalism: opening up the economy to the global fortress is supposed to ensure a broadening of the mind and greater awareness on the part of the people of what is happening in the different corners of the world.

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  19. Valkyria Chronicles PC ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | IGN

    If you've been wondering what XCOM would be like with anime sensibilities and an alternate-reality World War II conceit, well, you have a pretty active imagination. You probably also haven't played Valkyria Chronicles , but don't feel too bad - lots of people haven't, even though this vibrant tactical RPG has amassed a cult following since it debuted on PlayStation 3 six years ago.

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

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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