BERLIN (AP) — Hardy Kruger, considered one of post-war Germany’s best actors, has died. He was 93.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars and later helped to bring attention to the Black pilots who had battled racism at home to fight for freedom abroad, died Sunday. He was 102.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family and friends of a New Orleans man who was the oldest World War II veteran when he died earlier in January will gather to remember him at a ceremony in a museum memorializing the war.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A letter sent from a U.S. soldier stationed in Germany to his mother in Massachusetts has been delivered 76 years after it was sent.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawrence N. Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the U.S. — and believed to be the oldest man in the country — died on Wednesday at the age of 112.
Lawrence N. Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the U.S. and believed to be the oldest man in the country, died on Wednesday at the age of 112.
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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Department of Health on Monday upheld the governor's order requiring the Navy to drain massive World War II-era fuel tanks after oil leaking from the aging facility contaminated Pearl Harbor's tap water.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian nationalists held a torchlight march in the capital of Kyiv to mark the birthday of Stepan Bandera, the leader of a rebel militia that fought alongside Nazi soldiers in World War II.
They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy on Wednesday filed objections to the conclusion by a Hawaii state official that it should be required to remove fuel from tanks it owns near Pearl Harbor.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Steve Lewis, a World War II veteran who was one of the last living members of an all-Black cavalry regiment, died Wednesday in Florida. He was 99.
If you know anyone who has been deployed, ask them to share their stories with you. They keep a family’s – and country’s – history alive.
MILAN (AP) — An archaeological dig in Sicily has uncovered traces of a lost World War II American heavy bomber shot down in 1943, and possible human remains that could lead to identification of five airmen whose bodies were never recovered.
TOKYO (AP) — A government panel has retained Japan's male-only imperial succession system despite a sharply shrinking number of men in the royal family.
Working with Harrison Radiator Division in Lockport, later Delphi Thermal and Interior Systems, Mr. DuPernell designed systems in the 1960s that could sustain temperatures in wind tunnels at desert heat or arctic cold for testing of GM’s heating and air conditioning units.
I had the honor of listening to a World War II veteran stationed on the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor. His message was simple…
The date that lives in infamy: December 7, 1941. It was the brilliant, surprise attack by naval air forces of the Empire of Japan on the U.S. …
A World War II veteran from Alabama who survived COVID-19 last year is being honored on his 105th birthday Friday with the French Legion of Honor.
A scrapbook was found containing photos and mementos from the life of Felix Bociak, and it tells a staggering wartime tale of loss, imprisonme…
The scrapbook is a wrenching wartime chronicle of Felix Bociak's time in the U.S. military, from induction at Fort Niagara, to a journey into combat in the 134th infantry battalion, to a prisoner of war camp in Germany, to a liberation and a journey home.
In honor of Veterans Day, lawmakers are reviving an effort to pay families of Black World War II service members for benefits they were denied.
These true fables are filled with endangered babies, imprisoned women, grievous bodily harm, wicked witches and a distinct lack of happily-ever-afters.