Category Archives: Dayton Daily News

“That’s One Small Step…” Space Collections at SC&A

On July 20, 1969, the world was transfixed as Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. started their descent to the Moon surface in the Lunar Module “Eagle.” The third member of the Apollo 11 Mission, Michael Collins, orbited … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of D-Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On the morning of June 6, 1944, 75 years ago, Daytonians woke up to discover that overnight the Allies had launched a massive air and sea invasion of German-occupied France. D-Day as it … Continue reading

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The War is Over: Armistice Day, November 11, 1918

The “War to End All Wars,” which lasted over 4 years and cost almost 20 million lives, ended on November 11th, 1918, at 11 A.M. (6 A.M. here in Dayton). Headlines in the November 11¬†Dayton Daily News¬†read “World’s Greatest War … Continue reading

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