CHICO — Robert Laney, a World War II veteran, turns 100 on Oct. 27 and will be celebrated for his years of service and contributions to the Chico community. Laney was born in New Mexico to a …
Amazing story of surviving despite shortages. Guinness, therefore, was the one economic weapon which the Irish possessed.
The National WWII Museum received a $20 million donation from Louisiana shipyard magnate Boysie Bollinger.Ranking among the top donations in the country to a
Two World War II veterans were honored Saturday: one with a patriotic quilt, the other with a chance to share his stories.In Upland, Roger Marron thought he was going to Ca
Learn about New Guinea's role in WWII at the New Canaan Library, tomorrow Thursday, March 16.
Editor’s Note: This story is adapted from an article that ran in 1992, on the 50th anniversary...
We scoured our archives to uncover a look at Jefferson Barracks from the early 20th century through WWII and beyond. Military members posted at Jefferson Barracks served in every major
Clare H. Oliphant Jr. hung about a foot above the ground, strapped into a parachute stretched over a tree like an unraveled beacon to both British and German war planes
As the population of World War II veterans dwindles, opportunities to thank service members who fought in that global conflict are fading.
Some of the most significant WWII documents are displayed in Natick, Massachusetts. Among them, a terse note from General Anthony McAuliffe.
Owen Cottle served as an armorer in the Army Air Corps during WWII and recalls what D-Day was like for him.
"Midway" provides some context in the telling of an epic World War II naval battle. Aaron Eckhart, Mandy Moore and Ed Skrein star.
Stationed on the New Guinea coast during World War II, Ed Downey tried to maneuver a Jeep out of a muddy field and was shocked to hear a dog’s whimper coming from a nearby foxhole. Wading through t…
November marks the 75th anniversary of a mostly unknown chapter of WWII — an attack on the U.S. with bomb-laden balloons, two of which landed in Michigan.
Dramatic new audio captures the crew of a World War II-era plane requesting to land in Connecticut Wednesday just moments before it crashed — and first responders then scrambling to the wreckage si…
The 227 Bainbridge Islanders were the first to be removed from their homes on the West Coast.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson outlined the ways World War II continues to have an impact on the country during a talk with students and
The St. Louis Ordnance Plant made 6.7 billion cartridges during World War II, but work for the 16,000 employees ended on June 27, 1945, as the war wound down.
Sara Parsons of Wisconsin Rapids, about to turn 100 years old, reflects on her trailblazing years in the WACs during World War II.
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