Archive for: World War II

 

The Way Back: Mr. Frank and Me

Many Texas Exes pine for the Forty Acres, but Allen Reid Robertson, BJ ’52, Life Member, had more reason than most. The 21-year-old’s studies were interrupted...

 
 

Return to Normandy

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Flying Longhorns paid tribute. Omaha Beach,” Frank Denius says. “That’s where I crawled up.” Holding court on the...

 
 

The Way Back: We Can Do It!

When bombs fell on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the world changed forever—and so did life at UT. The university underwent a drastic transformation as it restructured...

 
 

The University and the War

In honor of our centennial, we’ve dug deep into a century’s worth of Alcalde issues to bring you a fascinating look at how the Forty Acres has changed...

 
 

Married Life on Campus

In honor of our centennial, we’ve dug deep into a century’s worth of Alcalde issues to bring you a fascinating look at how the Forty Acres has changed...

 
 

World War II Scholars Fly High in B-17 Bomber

A few lucky UT students were given a whole new perspective this past Saturday as they flew over the Forty Acres in a restored World War II-era Boeing B-17 Bomber. Michel...

 
 

The Geology of War

On D-Day—June 6, 1944—more than 34,000 Allied troops poured from planes and ships onto Normandy’s Omaha Beach. Today, though all visible signs of the battle...

 
 
 
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