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AUTHOR SUNDAY – This is how some brave Americans spent July 1st so we could enjoy our lives

As we plan our July 4th festivities, we should never forget how some brave Americans spent July 1, 1943. This story appeared in The…


PATRON + On September 30, 1945: Aliceville Camp, a prisoner-of-war camp in Pickens County for members of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s Africa Korps, was deactivated.[pics & film]

In 1940, Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama was an isolated, rural small town with a population of around 2,000 located in West Central Alabama.…