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February 5, 1942: Lawman Dan Cunningham Dies at 92

Dan Cunningham died on February 5, 1942, at age 92. The legendary lawman was involved in some of the most violent and eventful moments in West Virginia…

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Army Transport Crashes Near Premier: July 1, 1942

Just after noon on July 1, 1942, a troop transport plane crashed and burst into flames on a mountainside about four miles from the McDowell County seat of…

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