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Mueller, who helped found the museum with historian and author Stephen Ambrose, said he never imagined their dream of a museum celebrating the significance of World War II would grow into the destination attraction and educational outreach center that ...
The Department of Defense says a U.S. Serviceman has been identified after he went missing in World War II. Marine Pfc. Randolph Allen was reported killed in action November 20th, 1943.

D'Abrosca, a Coventry resident, served in the army's 38th Infantry Division in The Philippines and Japan during World War II, earning a number of military honors that he never received. The Army recruited D'Abrosca shortly after his 18th birthday and ...
The Memphis Belle, a replica of the famous B-17 bomber that flew countless missions during World War II, will be on display at Lunken Airport this weekend.
Mueller, who helped found the museum with historian and author Stephen Ambrose, said he never imagined their dream of a museum celebrating the significance of World War II would grow into the destination attraction and educational outreach center that ...
A museum in Petersburg is reaching out to try and identify hundreds of World War Two era photos of people from central Southeast Alaska.

(WBIR - Greeneville) A 102-year-old veteran of World War II says a very sentimental American flag was recently stolen from his home in Greene County.
"The nation acknowledged the events of June 6, 1944, with great dignity," observes Bill, of Western Park, Leicester. "I would, however, wish to place on record what took place soon after, one of the bloodiest tank battles of the Second World War, the ...
"This was the premier bomber in World War Two. It was used late in the war. Its predominately responsible for ending the war in World War Two. This type of airplane is what droped the bomb in Japan," added Linebaugh. It's also accompanied by other ...
This time, he will be seen as Alan Turing, the cryptographer and mathematician who cracked the German "Enigma Code" during World War II. The trailer focuses on Turing's work as a codebreaker during WWII, rather than his struggles with homosexuality, ...
workers moved early Sunday morning to complete a World War II memorial that for months had been a focus of controversy. At approximately 1:00 a.m.
Mueller, who helped found the museum with historian and author Stephen Ambrose, said he never imagined their dream of a museum celebrating the significance of World War II would grow into the destination attraction and educational outreach center that ...
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, lost during World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Marine Pfc.
The Memphis Belle, a duplicate of the famous B-17 bomber that flew countless missions during World War II, will be on display at Lunken Airport this weekend.
Coventry WWII veteran Receives 7 Long-Overdue Medals. D'Abrosca, a Coventry resident, served in the army's 38th Infantry Division in The Philippines and Japan during World War II, earning a number of mili. Patch. Wilson's of Wickford, 70-Year Mainstay, ...
... but Sorrentino doesn't have one. After ransacking the home, they fled with a wristwatch, pocketknife and wallet containing $30.
Orban in February postponed a ceremony commemorating the country's victims of World War II following protests by Jewish groups over the monument that they said obfuscates Hungary's holocaust-era role.

VALPARAISO | The engine on the World War II B-17 Flying Fortress rumbled like a passing freight train as it prepared to take off at the Porter County Regional Airport Monday afternoon.
A Rhode Island man on Monday was awarded a number of medals he earned for his service in World War II. Anthony D'Abrosca served in the U.S.
Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--July 21, 2014. The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S.
The Vermont Air National Guard is assisting efforts to recover a plane that carried three service members when it went down during World War II. The plane crashed into a Greenland glacier in 1942 and is buried under 40 feet of snow and ice. Seven ...
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, lost during World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Marine Pfc.
MOULTON, Iowa (AP) - The remains of a World War II veteran missing for nearly 70 years are back in his southern Iowa hometown.
Crews are busy today removing the textured basalt pavers at the Oregon World War II Memorial and preparing to replace them with granite pavers.
"To me, it personifies the tragedy of World War II," stated Rep. Jeff Kaufmann, R-Wilton, who drafted a resolution honoring the Iowans who served on the Indianapolis.
COXSACKIE - New York state police responded to what was initially reported as a plane crash at approximately 11:15 Saturday morning, but turned out to be a rough landing of a replica WWII-era fighter plane. The plane went down in a brush field on ...
A retired Coventry teacher has visited the exact spot where her hero father was shot down by Germans during the Second World War. In 1941, Alick Yardley was a 23-year-old pilot on his way to Berlin when his Short Stirling bomber was hit over ...
Marlborough - Mayor Arthur Vigeant joined fellow city officials July 9 to officially cut the ribbon at the city's World War II Memorial Beach, bringing to an official end a significant renovation project that began last year. "Memorial Beach is now a ...
Author John Hance argues to uncover the true beginning of World War II in his new book, "Chaos, Confusion, and Political Ignorance: June 28-August 5, 1914: The Untold Truth about the Start of World War II" (published by Trafford Publishing). Through a ...
army technician 5th Grade Taccalozzi served as a member of the 101st Port Marine Maintenance Company, serving during World War II. His vocational training in welding and electrical, prior to his military service, would prove useful skills during his ...
Woodruff, who served in the U.S. Army in World War II, has taken up the task of creating scrapbooks for his relatives who are veterans, including those who fought in wars as far back as the civil war, Revolutionary War, and the lesser known Pequot War ...
After being a war hero, a doting dad, and a successful business owner, Gaeto was settling into retirement and grandfatherhood when renewed interest in World War II and "the greatest generation" that fought it made him what his daughter Lisa describes ...
This would be the 28th trip for Honor Flight Arizona, a non-profit organization that has been raising money for the past five years to send aging World War II veterans to see their memorial. Sun City Elks Lodge 2559 sponsored several of its members and ...
Colleen Machut remembers fondly the times growing up when her grandparents would launch into stories at family gatherings about their experiences during World War II. Her grandpa, Eugene Hilke, of Manitowoc, was stationed in New Ginuea during the ...
WWII veteran gets flight of a lifetime. By KXAN NewsPublished: July 19, 2014, 9:21 pm Updated: July 19, 2014, 9:22 pm. A 94-year old Marine veteran, who saw World War II on the ground and from the water, got the flight of a lifetime in San Marcos Saturday.
SPRINGVILLE, Tenn. - A veteran in Henry County has received his much deserved medals more than 60 years after serving our country during World War II. Seaman First Class L.C. Mitchell was 26-years-old when he served in the navy during World War II.
Harry R. Yeagley's service to his country during World War II almost didn't happen. He tried to sign up but was turned down because he is color blind.
Sitting in the rear cockpit of a gleaming metallic Advance Trainer aircraft Kenai Civil Air Patrol Cadet Lucas Cragg adjusted the white World War II aviator scarf wrapped around his neck, Saturday at the Kenai Municipal Airport. Pilot, Alex Roesch, a ...
Jesse Bratton (left, standing), a World War II veteran and San Antonian, receives nine service medals on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from U.S.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The family of a World War II veteran and great-great grandfather killed in his Ohio home nearly three years ago is renewing a $5,000 reward for information that helps solve the cold case, saying that justice is long overdue.
Alive and well: Joe Alvarez, 82, center, is shown at his Yigo home with his wife Maria C. Alvarez, 82, and relative Juan Blas, 75, on July 9. All three are survivors of the World War II Japanese occupation of the island. Masako Watanabe/Pacific Daily ...
Bobby Hammond, a Newnan native and World War II veteran whose memoir was serialized in The Newnan Times-Herald, has died. Hammond, 88, died Wednesday at his home.
One of the Toledo area's oldest surviving World War II veterans, Mr. Fox of Sylvania now uses a wheelchair, and his memory has started to fade.
Pictured is Sgt. Stanley Pearson who was killed in a plane crash during World War II. Submitted photo. Heritage Center obtains artifacts from WWII crash involving Kelliher Sgt. By Jillian Gandsey Today at 2:42 p.m.. email Tweet. Kelliher residents will ...
Alive and well: Joe Alvarez, 82, center, is shown at his Yigo home with his wife Maria C. Alvarez, 82, and relative Juan Blas, 75, on July 9. All three are survivors of the World War II Japanese occupation of the island. Masako Watanabe/Pacific Daily ...
holocaust Museum opens UN archive on WWII crimes. By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press. WASHINGTON - From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats who staffed the Nazi death camps, thousands of perpetrators of World War II war ... Continue ...
She can still tell the story in person about how she became one of the U.S. Army's few and first female soldiers in the middle of World War II. There aren't many still around who can say the same thing. When the war broke out, the only women in the ...
Howard, an Iowa native, served in World War II with the 450th Bombardment Squadron, 322nd Bomber Group, Medium, and 9th Air Force, U.S.
Houska glanced at the "Hollywood" B-17, but he lingered below the B-24 -- the last of its kind in the world still flying.
The researchers investigate German sites where American soldiers were known to go missing in action or killed in action during World War II. "At first he thought it was a hoax or a scam," Hurley said. "Because you don't get this kind of information 65 ...


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