World War II
The town of Wethersfield paid tribute to veterans during an outdoor ceremony at town hall today. Among those on hand was 96-year-old retired U.S. Navy Chief Macinists’s Mate Herb Philbrick. Chief Philbrick’s tour in the […]
A New Jersey soldier who had been the nation’s oldest living recipient of the Medal of Honor before his death last month is being honored with a U.S. postage stamp.
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man who served in the Army during World War II is receiving medals decades after he completed his service. The wife of Runo Palmquist is to receive the […]
A local World War II veteran received a Purple Heart medal on Friday, more than 70 years after he was wounded in the South Pacific.
A Connecticut man who helped get a groundbreaking photograph of dead American soldiers during World War II published, has died. He was 94.
Nathan Safferstein was barely 21 when circumstances suddenly propelled him from his job as a supermarket manager into the stealth world of a counterintelligence agent on the project that produced the atomic bomb.
Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]
A treasure hunter said he has located the wreck of a British merchant ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off Cape Cod during World War II while carrying what he claims was a load of platinum bars now worth more than $3 billion.
A 99-year-old Connecticut man who won a lengthy fight for more than $34,000 in retroactive military pension benefits.