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Military Museum of North Florida in Green Cove Springs, Photo by Jennifer Melville

Military Museum of North Florida: Local Battle of Britain Survivor Weaves a Tale of Terror, Trials, and Triumph

Had he been on that bus, he may have died. Chris Mayer, Executive Director of the Military Museum of North Florida, points to a powerful picture of a double-decker bus peering from the rubble of Balham High Street in London following a German air raid. “My aunt says she wanted to go to the zoo. And I said, “Yeah, I’d LOVE to go to the zoo,”’ Mayer reminisces in a thick Cockney accent. Despite the bombing, life continued in London during the Battle of Britain. “We got to the bus depot and there are these 8 buses out in front. …

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GAME REPORT: JACKSONVILLE GIANTS VICTORIOUS – WIN 5TH CONSECUTIVE HOME OPENER

The Jacksonville Giants (4-0) added a big statement win Friday to capture their 5th consecutive home opener, defeating the  by a score of 116-103. In their first matchup since last year’s Final Four in Shreveport, Louisiana, The Giants have now won two straight against South Florida, and avenged their only regular season loss from the 2013-2014 season. With only an 8-point lead going into halftime, the Giants turned up the heat in the third quarter and held off a late South Florida rally to seal the win. Tonight’s high scorer for the Giants was  with 17 points, and he also added …

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Jacksonville Giants vs. Birmingham Blitz by Ryan Smolka

Giants Attack Birmingham’s Blitz Late in 2013 Home Opener

The Back to Back  Champion  overtook the  tonight with a 31 point fourth quarter push. The Giants, who started off slow, ultimately survived Birmingham’s best effort by a score of 108-90. Leading scorer for the night was  with 21 points to go along with 5 steals. Rookie, , provided a spark with 12 points and 14 rebounds to highlight his home debut. Assistant coach  called the win a, “gritty, grind-it-out type of win. This is the type of win that really shows our mental toughness.” Prior to game time, the Giants presented last year’s National Championship team with their championship …

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