world war II

An Elephant in the Garden is an impressive one-woman show

<em>An Elephant in the Garden</em> is an impressive one-woman show

Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor 1/23/20 On the quaint stage of the Byham Theater, a remarkable story of familial bonds and personal growth amid disaster took center stage as An Elephant in the Garden made its Pittsburgh debut. This one-woman show tells the story of a young German girl named Elizabeth and her family as […]

Blast from the past: How WWII affected The Duke

Blast from the past: How WWII affected The Duke

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer “Buy Bonds and Pray for Peace.” That was the request that the Duquesne Durational made in its second issue, published on July 30, 1943. The Duquesne Durational took the place of The Duquesne Duke during World War II, and the issues published over its four-year duration give an interesting […]

WWII ship with ties to Pittsburgh wows visitors

WWII ship with ties to Pittsburgh wows visitors

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke The USS Syros, a massive gray World War II cargo ship, sailed away from Pittsburgh Wednesday after offering thousands of history buffs, curious visitors and veterans an opportunity to learn more about the war and its impact on the Pittsburgh steel industry. The Landing Ship Tank, or LST […]