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75th Anniversary of the Battle for Guadalcanal

By Paul Sparrow, Director, FDR Library August 7th, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the Marine landing on Guadalcanal. It was the start of one of the most important campaigns in World War II. There were smashing victories and bitter … Continue reading

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An Act of Faith -The 75th Anniversary of the FDR Library and Museum

By Paul M. Sparrow, Director June 30th, 1941 dawned a magnificent summer day in Hyde Park. A ferocious thunderstorm the day before had broken a torrid heat wave and left the air clear and fresh. The roses were in full … Continue reading

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