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PITTSBURGH 360°

November 10, 2011

In this episode, Chris Fennimore tells the story of the handmade American flag his father stitched together while serving in Germany in the waning days of World War Two. Also, Michael Bartley introduces viewers to a local World War Two Vet who survived the D-Day landings and the Battle of the Bulge. And Tonia Caruso takes viewers of a tour of the historic Mansions on Fifth Avenue in Shadyside.


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In this episode, Chris Fennimore tells the story of the handmade American flag his father stitched together while serving in Germany in the waning days of World War Two. Also, Michael Bartley introduces viewers to a local World War Two Vet who survived the D-Day landings and the Battle of the Bulge. And Tonia Caruso takes viewers of a tour of the historic Mansions on Fifth Avenue in Shadyside.


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