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Francis J. O’Gara

During World War II cargo vessels known as Liberty ships ferried supplies to Europe and Asia through hostile waters where enemy submarines hunted for them. Over 2700 Liberty ships were built during the war. Only one of these ships was … Continue reading

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A volcanic island in the Caribbean Sea, Montserrat is home to a branch of the O’Gara clan. Montserrat is only one of three places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as a national holiday, along with Ireland and Newfoundland and Labrador. … Continue reading

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