Britt Aamodt

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Recent Pieces from Britt Aamodt

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Medal of Honor (01:30)
From: Ampers

Rufus and Daniel Ross were Yankton Sioux who grew up on a farm in Minnesota Falls—and never talked about what they did in World War II. In 2014, the brothers were ...
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The Occupation of Japan (01:30)
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1946: In the months after Japan’s surrender and the official end of World War II on September 2, 1945, Lieutenant George Tani toured the rubble-strewn land with a public ...
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The Disappearance of Flight 19 (01:30)
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December 5, 1945: Herman Thelander would soon be home on leave in Kinbrae, Minnesota. But today, he and the other crewmembers of Flight 19, which consisted of five torpedo ...
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Witness at Nuremberg (01:30)
From: Ampers

November 1945: Larry Tillemans never could have guessed his typing class at his high school in Minneota would land him here. Here was the Palace of Justice for the Nuremberg ...
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Report on Dachau (01:30)
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May 1945 – In Minneapolis, Major Reuben Berman was a doctor. Now he was at the gates of the newly liberated Dachau, on orders from the Army, to report what Nazi doctors did ...
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The Tuskegee Airman and the Messerschmitt (01:30)
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March 14, 1945: Lieutenant Harold Brown of Minneapolis was a Tuskegee airman with the 332 Fighter Group on his 30th mission. This time he flew over Nazi-occupied Austria. ...
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A Lieutenant on Iwo Jima (01:30)
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February 19, 1945: Lieutenant Gene Bierhaus had been a star player on his high school football team in Brainerd, Minnesota. But there were no cheering crowds when he and his ...
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A Monuments Man (01:30)
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January 1945: Captain Walter “Hutch” Huchthausen, formerly a design professor at the University of Minnesota, was a Monuments Man with the Army. Right now, his job was to ...
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Halsey’s Typhoon and the Best Friends from Norcross (01:30)
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December 17, 1944: Lloyd Lundgren and Warren Hakenson were best friends from Norcross, Minnesota. Enlisted in the Navy, they were aboard the destroyer USS Spence when it ...
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WASP at War (01:30)
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1944: Virginia Mae “Ginny” Hope was living her dream. The 23-year-old from Winnebago, Minnesota, had transferred her civilian pilot’s license into war work, ferrying ...