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Eerily Similar Rail Disaster Occurred 72 Years Before At Same Junction

Barreling toward New York, the high-speed electric train click-clicked through Port Richmond, bobbing and weaving at 65 mph, as it powered toward Frankford Junction. And then it derailed. The date: Sept. 6, 1943. Labor Day. Seventy-two years before Tuesday night, when Amtrak Train 188 slid off its tracks, leaving at least five people dead and …

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World War II Victory Capitol Flyover

May 8, 2015 Ceremony 10:30- 11:45 AM Flyover 12:10-12:50 PM Live from the World War II Memorial Washington D.C. To honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the home front who produced the tanks, ships, and aircraft that enabled the United States and its Allies to achieve victory, one of the …

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