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Red Lion Sailor Helped Keep Pacific Fleet Armed

The photo above, of the World War II victory celebration in the Philippines Islands Leyte Gulf, was sent back home to the editor of Red Lion Echoes by John H. Eberly, Y 3/c, USS Vesuvius AE-15. It was published, along … Continue reading

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Lots of Weapons Taken off York Streets

One of the subjects that I have been know to rant about is the “Good Old Days.” I say that in most cases, comparatively speaking, they weren’t that great. Not that I want to spread gloom and doom. I’m an … Continue reading

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Wrong Bullets in Gun Saves Yorkers

An Earlier View of Market and Beaver Streets by William Wagner with National House on Left. I recently wrote about a rowdy York citizen swinging a Civil War cavalry sword around a local cigar store in 1877. Click here to … Continue reading

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Drunk Terrorizes York Cigar Store with Cavalry Sword

I recently wrote about a Confederate sword that a farmer plowed up near Hanover in 1882, nearly 20 years after it had fallen in a skirmish there. Click here to read about sword on Forney farm. There were probably a … Continue reading

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