By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Aug 2nd, 2017
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    This week (Aug 2-Aug 8) during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… World War II *President Harry Truman announces the successful bombing of Hiroshima with the atomic bomb, while returning from the Potsdam Conference aboard the U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Augusta (CA-3...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 2nd, 2017
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    ~Lloyd “Citation” Merriman 1924 (Cubs 1955) Though Merriman played five seasons in the big leagues, that was the least of his accomplishments. Lloyd Merriman was a genuine war hero in two different wars, World War II and the Korean War. Before he went to war, he was better known as a foot...