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From the editor: All for one


Over the weekend Babe Heffron died.

No big deal, really. Heffron was 90 years old—the range in which time claims so many people. The shadow moves, as poet Rolf Humphries wrote.

Of course, late in life Heffron had advanced from the position of regular old World War Two veteran to something special. He served in the company featured in the HBO mini-series “Band of Brothers.” Following on the heels of “When Trumpets Fade” and “Saving Private Ryan,” it was one of the productions responsible for imposing realism on our normally whitewashed image of combat.

Yeah, I would argue there...

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