World War II veteran Benjamin Cooper has been telling his war story for the last 27 years.
World War II (1939-1945)
On Sunday two World War II veterans celebrated with friends and family at the Eagle’s Club in Merrill, as they were each surprised with a Quilt of Valor.
The state Senate last week passed a resolution that recognizes women in the Cadet Nurse Corps. during World War II as veterans and urges Congress to do the same.
In a vain attempt to streamline global new world order governance, it is sometimes very tempting for “macro” world leaders to simply implement domestic and global policies which completely steam roll over the rights of their individual citizens, for purposes of ease of control and rule, rather than taking the time out to deal with, and rectify, the multiple internecine conflicts, fundamental denials of human and civil rights, race/religious/ethnic tensions, and the rampant injustices which plague their people.
After honor flights were stopped in 2011, Bill Casper, with TREA, started Free World War II Veterans Luncheon to help give veterans the recognition they deserve.
Still active and agile at 95, Duane Webster climbed one leg at a time into a World War II-era biplane at Boca Raton Airport on Thursday.
On the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the remaining survivors of the invasion will finally have a fitting memorial at which to pay tribute to their fallen comrades.
Seventy-five years ago on Sunday, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which authorized the imprisonment of Japanese Americans.
Two World War II veterans from different families who attended the same church, died within hours of each other this week.
President Barack Obama has signed legislation that bestows one of the nation’s highest civilian awards on veterans of the American World War II spy agency founded by a New Yorker.
Seventy-five years after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and pushed the U.S. to enter World War II, some American veterans of the battle are in Hawaii to commemorate the anniversary Wednesday.
The attack on Pearl Harbor took place 75 years ago. The Veterans for Veterans program held a special appreciation dinner on Saturday to honor those who fought in World War II.
The woman whose kiss was seen around the world thanks to an iconic photograph taken at the end of World War II has died at age 92,
In the final days of World War II, an 18-year-old Army private from Missouri named Arla Wayne Harrell was sent to Camp Crowder in the southwest corner of the state, where he said he was twice exposed to mustard gas.
David Swanson unmasks the propaganda logic behind Amazon.com’s “Man in the High Castle” and U.S. celebrations of failure.
A memorial event was held at Horse Guards Parade, attended by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.
The Delphos Canal Museum hosted a discussion with three World War II veterans Sunday, with the hope of preserving a piece of American history.
When World War II veterans see the 80,000-pound olive green vehicle parked in Craig Morehead’s Elkhart County field, memories come flooding back.
Veterans of Finland’s 1918 war of independence watched from Muskegon as their former countrymen fought against both sides in WWII.
The significance of bringing more than 75 World War II veterans together under one roof is not lost on Bill Nixon.
Harry Gillis thought it would be glamorous to be a soldier in the U.S. Army during World War II, but he was miserable serving on the ground.
Killing Kennedy mattered. It changed America’s direction. Things might have been different had he lived.
An informal group begun by Col. John Boyd and mathematician Tom Christie calls for military reform—by doing more with less.
World War II soldier credited with providing the flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima has died at his Los Angeles County home. Alan Wood died of natural causes April 18 at the age of 90