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    • Young Reads Statement

    • Young statement civil disobedience Mead Lincoln Omaha action march walk slogan missile base cold war arms race
    • Wilmer Young reads statement before attempting entry of missile base. At Wilmer’s right are Dave Wyland and Brad Lyttle.
    • Y. M. C. A. Building

    • Young Men's Christian Association (Omaha, Neb.) -- 1890-1900
    • Abstract Photograph of the Y. M. C. A. Building, southwest corner of 16th and Douglas Streets, Omaha, Nebraska. Chamber of Commerce and other businesses are visible down 16th Street and up Farnam Street.
    • Wm. L. Yetter Wallpaper Co., 113-115-117 Howard Streets, Omaha, Neb.

    • Yetter Wallpaper Company (Omaha, Neb.) -- 1900-1910.; Postcards -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1900-1910.; Wallpaper industry -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1900-1910.
    • Abstract Postcard view of the Wm. L. Yetter Wallpaper Company building, 113-117 Howard Streets, Omaha, Nebraska. One of 24 images in ""You'll like Omaha"" post folder from Nebraska Bankers Association, Sept. 8 and 9, 1908(?)
    • Wright and Wilhelmy Co., wholesale hardware, Omaha, Neb., U.S. A.

    • Wright and Wilhelmy Company (Omaha, Neb.) -- 1900-1910.; Postcards -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1900-1910.; Hardware stores -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1900-1910.
    • Abstract Postcard view of the Wright and Wilhelmy Company building, 10th and Jackson Streets, Omaha, Nebraska. One of 24 images in ""You'll like Omaha"" post folder from Nebraska Bankers Association, Sept. 8 and 9, 1908(?)
    • Wounded (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska wounded Anzio Italy Hollis Stabler Indian Native American sergeant combat
    • In January, 1944, at first, the Allies easily took the small town of Anzio, Italy in Operation Shingle. But then, the Germans counter attacked. As the radioman, Hollis Stabler walked into 'the biggest mess you've ever seen.' Hollis' brother Bob...
    • End of World War II (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska victory Japan Europe v-j day v-e day duane tunnyhill marvin carcich
    • Nebraskans wholeheartedly celebrated the end of the war. They looked forward to the return of their loved ones and to a world at peace. In North Platte and all over Nebraska, both V-E (Victory in Europe) and V-J (Victory in Japan) Days were...
    • Pearl Harbor (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska pearl harbor hawaii combat boatswain's mate Warren Miller combat
    • Warren Miller's misbehavior almost cost him his life at Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor is in Hawaii in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, halfway between Japan and California. The Japanese executed this surprise attack on December 7, 1941 to prevent...
    • Nuremberg (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska nuremberg trials germany roy long carlyle wilson
    • Roy Long and Carlyle Wilson witnessed some of the Nuremberg trials. Maj. Carlyle Wilson, Physician, 78th Fighter Group, Dunning, NE (born), Omaha, NE (current); 1st Lt. Roy Long, First Lieutenant, 66th Infantry, 71st Division, Blair, NE (born),...
    • After the Atomic Bomb (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska japanese surrender atomic bomb duane tunnyhill marvin carcich richard kaplan
    • The United States accepted the Japanese surrender on August 15, 1945. Several Nebraskans describe the event and what happened at the official treaty signing after the atomic bomb. Pfc. Duane Tunnyhill, Private First Class, 28th Marines, 5th Marine...
    • Exercise Tiger (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska Exercise Tiger d-day normandy france Slapton Sands Devonshire England Richard Connell combat
    • In Exercise Tiger, Richard Connell relates the disappointment of a failed mission. In April 1944, the Allies tried a practice run at Slapton Sands, Devonshire, England, in preparation for the D-Day invasion at Normandy, France. Germans fell upon...
    • Concentration Camps (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska concentration camps Germany Roy Long
    • The Allies declared Victory in Europe (V-E Day) on May 8, 1945. Nebraskan Roy Long was one of the troops who helped liberate the concentration camps. 1st Lt. Roy Long, First Lieutenant, 66th Infantry, 71st Division, Blair, NE (born), Omaha, NE...
    • Heroes Not Welcome (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska combat Tuskegee airmen alabama charles lane paul adams African American prejudice
    • By the end of the World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen had destroyed 261 enemy aircraft. The """"Redtails"""", as they were known, flew 200 bomber escort missions against some of the most heavily defended targets in Axis territory and lost a very...
    • Tuskegee: Radical Experiment (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska combat Tuskegee airmen alabama charles lane paul adams African American prejudice
    • Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. But in 1941, an Army Air Forces (formerly Army Air Corps) program was started in Tuskegee, Alabama to train African Americans to fly and maintain combat aircraft. In...
    • Sunk Ship (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska combat pacific richard kaplan iwo jima USS Bismarck
    • Richard Kaplan ended up in the Pacific Ocean near Iwo Jima when his ship was sunk by Japanese kamikaze (suicide) planes. The USS Bismarck Sea was the last U.S. aircraft carrier destroyed in World War II on February 21, 1945. 378 U.S. service men...
    • Munich (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska combat Charles Lane Munich Germany pilot Tuskegee fighter squadron African American
    • The city of Munich, Germany was hit by 71 Allied air raids over a period of six years. In 1945, as a wingman pilot who protected the bomber planes, Tuskegee Airman Charles Lane Jr. flew on one of those raids. The 99th Fighter Squadron’s target:...
    • WOW Bldg., Omaha

    • Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society (U.S.) -- 1890-1900; Postcards -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1890-1900; Office buildings -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1890-1900; Insurance companies -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1890-1900
    • Abstract Postcard view of the Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society building, 419 S. 15th Street, Omaha, Nebraska.
    • Woodman Linseed Oil Works.

    • Woodman & Ritchie Company -- 1890-1900; Oils & fats -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- 1890-1900
    • Abstract Photograph of Woodman & Ritchie Company linseed oil works, southeast corner of 17th and Nicholas Streets, Omaha, Nebraska.

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