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The 89-year-old decorated World War II veteran foiled an armed robbery attempt Saturday afternoon at his Lake Park jewelry business that left a 44-year-old suspect with six gunshot wounds, but no loot.
... Tue Aug 26, 2014. WWII veteran Helped Guard Hawaii After Attack O.J. Early GreenevilleSun.com | 0 comments. The attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, left lots of questions.

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio -- It has been 75 years since World War II began in Europe and a woman from Broadview Heights remembers it all too well.
But for those who can get there (and receive the necessary permit to land) the island is home to a remarkable collection of artifacts from World War II, when it was occupied by Japanese soldiers, then retaken by U.S. forces. Brendan Coyle, who is ...
Albuquerque (KRQE) - A World War II veteran has finally received the medals he earned decades ago. The New Mexico National Guard honored George Ayala Tuesday presenting his bronze star and five other combat related medals to his widow Martha ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The family of a World War II veteran petitioned to have him receive military medals for his service.

The remains of a World War II soldier discovered in Europe will return to Tennessee nearly 70 years after his disappearance.
workers are in the process of repairing weather damage to the 12-foot-diameter concrete globe at the center of the World War II Illinois veterans Memorial at Oak Ridge Cemetery. John Goetz, vice president of the committee that assists the state with ...
ELKO - Residents can experience a World War II story when they step on board a historic airplane. The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona flew a B-25 WWII Bomber known as "Maid in the Shade" into Elko on Monday. The plane will be at the Old ...
14, 1941 - 11 months before the attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II - Francis MacNair became the first volunteer from the borough to enlist in the army.
Soon after moving to Irondequoit from North Carolina in 2010, the 95-year-old World War II veteran became a fixture at the town's patriotic parades, setting up outside her Titus Avenue house as the marching bands, American Legion post and Honor Flight ...
But due to its remote location and harsh conditions, Kiska is not a popular stop on World War II relic tours. You're not supposed to set foot on the island unless you are conducting research, and for that you will need permission from the Alaska ...
ELKO - Residents can experience a World War II story when they step on board a historic airplane. The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona flew a B-25 WWII Bomber known as "Maid in the Shade" into Elko on Monday. The plane will be at the Old ...
Even though he didn't talk about World War II much, the family of Roy Schellin knew of his exploits as a heroic ball turret gunner.
John Edward Berry is a veteran of World War II who was living in an unfit home. That's when Operation Community Cares got together to improve his living situation.
Chisholm, a medical doctor and a World War II veteran, celebrated his centennial in the company of his family and friends at Wood Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center off Jog Road.
JACKSON - More than 65 years have passed since World War II veteran Stephen "Wally" Jamison watched the foundation laid for veterans of Foreign wars Post 4703 off Magnolia Drive.

A German U-boat that sank Allied vessels off Cape Hatteras during World War II, and one of its victims, are the focus of an underwater archaeological search this week.
7, Graves spoke on the "Twice heroes" story to an audience at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. The museum's exhibit on the Nisei World War II veterans, "From Barbed Wire to Battlefields," will run through Oct. 12. "Twice Heroes ...
Chesterfield WWII veteran receives France's top honor BY MICHAEL PAUL WILLIAMS Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond Times-Dispatch.
A former World War II Bunker used to defend Kaneohe and Kailua after the Pearl Harbor attack, is now being used in a unique way.
Like that first film and its 2012 follow-up ("Saints and soldiers: Airborne Creed"), "Saints and soldiers: The Void" offers another intimate look at the soldiers who fought in World War II and the moral issues they faced. "The Void" is set during the ...
Last year, they had 12 World War II veterans at their Spirit of '45 celebration at Overland Court Senior Living. This year ... One of the veterans they celebrated was Virginia Hamilton, who served in the women's army Corps in WWII with her sister. "We ...
Living history volunteers will present programs on World War II medical services, weapons and equipment, communications, military vehicles, and the life of the common soldier.
As CBS 2's Vanessa Murdock reported, the World War II veteran received the medals that he earned while proudly serving our country.
It is the first time that the world has experienced four simultaneous emergencies of this caliber since at least World War II. Some experts note that the number of displaced people is worse than after the Rwanda genocide of 1994, during which 500,000 ...
Although he is now 90, Williams said, he still wants to visit the World War II National Memorial in Washington D.C. and hopes to return to the South Pacific where he served.
San Antonio - Billee Juene Eby Hare, who was among the first wave of women to enlist in the Marine Corps during World War II, and who for years created the elaborate crowns worn by the royalty of the Order of the Alamo, died Aug. 12 at 91. A native ...
It is the first time that the world has experienced four simultaneous emergencies of this caliber since at least World War II. Some experts note that the number of displaced people is worse than after the Rwanda genocide of 1994, during which 500,000 ...
WWII began in September 1939 and lasted until the Allied Forces prevailed in 1945. Prueitt's time in combat came near the end of the war; he served from 1942 to 1944.
September 1 marks the 75th anniversary of Germany's invasion of Poland, generally considered to be the start of World War II. My son Gideon unknowingly has given me the idea of how to mark that occasion. Following in the footsteps of my late father, ...
As CBS 2's Vanessa Murdock reported, the World War II veteran received the medals that he earned while proudly serving our country.
LINDEN - On Sept. 27, World War II re-enactors, antiques vendors, musicians, vintage vehicle owners and spectators from across the country will gather in historic Linden to remember World War II and honor WWII veterans at a community event called ...
A man who fought for our freedom in World War II is now being honored with a much-deserved Purple Heart. With his eyes filled with light, Robert Bohm took us back to the 1940s and his time in the U.S.
LINDEN - On Sept. 27, World War II re-enactors, antiques vendors, musicians, vintage vehicle owners and spectators from across the country will gather in historic Linden to remember World War II and honor WWII veterans at a community event called ...
These and many other cemeteries containing Second World War casualties are highlighted in the new book "Canadians at war: Vol.
NEWARK - World War II veteran Don Jakeway will present his program, "Paratroopers Do or Die!" at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Main Library, 101 W. Main St. Jakeway served in the 82nd Airborne Division from 1942 to 1945 and jumped into Normandy on D-Day, ...
A locally-born author has written a compelling guide to the Second World War which has been published to mark next month's 75th anniversary of the outbreak of hostilities.
A Stanford report based on lingering World War II tensions between China, Japan and Korea offers a pathway to reconciliation for those countries.
He was an army veteran of World War II - he built air strips while in an engineer aviation battalion in India. Afterward, he attended Marshall University.
Like that first film and its 2012 follow-up ("Saints and soldiers: Airborne Creed"), "Saints and soldiers: The Void" offers another intimate look at the soldiers who fought in World War II and the moral issues they faced. "The Void" is set during the ...
Joseph Blinebury took 32 flights in a B-17 above Nazi-infested Europe. It was killing. He didn't die, but a lot of the World War II aviator's comrades did. "Guys - one day you're playing cards in the barracks, the next day they're gone," he says, his ...
Corpus Christi - Vintage World War II planes will fly over the Corpus Christi sky this weekend as part of the Commemorative Air Force tour.
September 1 marks the 75th anniversary of Germany's invasion of Poland, generally considered to be the start of World War II. My son Gideon has unknowingly given me the idea of how to mark that occasion. Following in the footsteps of my late father, ...
Bakersfield, Calif. - 17 of Kern County's bravest soldiers traveled to Washington D.C. through the Honor Flight on Thursday. Many of the veterans on the flight fought during World War II and for many it is the first time they will visit monuments that ...
The return of a 22-year-old Oneida man killed in World War II helped bring closure to his family after almost 70 years, but it also touched the lives of others who never knew Staff Sgt.
The Commemorative Air Force is putting on the inaugural CAF World War II Air Expo with an impressive lineup of World War II airplanes October 3 to 5 at its new headquarters at the Dallas Executive Airport in Texas. In addition to the static display of ...
Of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II, just over a million are alive today, according to the National World War II Museum. Each day, 555 of them die. Business Insider recently spoke with two combat veterans who grew up in New York City ...
CAPE HENLOPEN, Del. - The Fort Miles Historical Association is enlisting the public's help to scout artifacts for its World War II collection, ranging from cannons to a truck. The fort in Cape Henlopen State Park needs a WWII-era weapons carrier with ...
According to his sister, Edith Nowels, local World War II hero Horace "Buddy" Thorne "left an indelible mark on anyone who met him" - not least of all on the generations of students and faculty at Middletown's Thorne Middle school.


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