World War II
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
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.