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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Campaign Aims to Send 95 Year-Old WWII Veteran on ‘Trip of a Lifetime’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6l9cwABIaU] At 95, WWII Veteran Robert Almquist of Wisconsin Rapids still likes to recall stories of his time serving aboard the USS Oakland in...
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