Lest We Forget: A Very Personal Salute to Our Veterans, Oregon-Style

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It was 1918. After years of unimaginable horror in the trenches of Belgium and France, the Great War ground to a halt. Millions of men and women in uniform — and countless civilians — had perished. The world stood aghast, sighed and buried its fallen. Back home, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the 11th day of the 11th month as Armistice …

When Ducks Truly Went to War…

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“A day that will live in infamy.” President Franklin D. Roosevelt spoke those words to the United States Congress Dec. 8, 1941, a day after the Japanese surprised the world with their attack on Pearl Harbor just the day before. Of course this had great consequences throughout the country and the world, but on the Oregon campus, it would dramatically …