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Local WWII Veterans Honored in Ceremony

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Marshfield — John Joswiak was a member of a crew that sunk one, and possibly a second, German submarine in the Pacific. Merlin Baur...

Restored World War II Spitfire begins round-the-world trip

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LONDON (AP) — A restored World War II Spitfire has taken off from an English aerodrome on the first leg of a planned 27,000-mile...

Foe, now friend: Germans find place at D-Day sites in France

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By RAF CASERT Associated Press COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — A vicious foe is now a trusted friend. The epitome of evil is now a cornerstone...

D-Day 75: Nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops

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By RAF CASERT and JOHN LEICESTER Associated Press OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of...

75 years Later, D-Day Veterans Return to Normandy

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Veterans Fulfill Promises, Face Demons By JOHN LEICESTER and RAF CASERT Associated Press OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — They are back, some for the first time...

WWII Marine Corps Captain Lester A. Schade Returns Home After Nearly 75 Years

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(OnFocus) Marine Corps Captain Lester A. Schade is finally home, after being killed in combat more than 70 years ago. A reinterment service at Abbotsford...

Remains of WWII Marine to be Returned to Abbotsford with Full Military Honors

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WWII Marine Corps Captain Lester A. Schade will be brought home to his home of Abbotsford, Wisconsin nearly 75 years after his death. A reinternment...

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died. George...

95 Year-Old WWII Veteran Visits Ship’s Mast in Oakland

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A 95 year-old WWII veteran returned this month from the trip of a lifetime to see the mast of his ship, the USS Oakland....

95 Year Old Veteran Embarks on Trip to the Past

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After a successful GoFundMe campaign, 95 year-old WWII Veteran Robert Almquist of Wisconsin Rapids gets to embark on the trip of a lifetime. The trip...
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