POW recalls time in Stalag 7a and his run to freedom Tbo.com On Nov. 16, 1944, Albert Torchia, an Army private from Verona, Pennsylvania, was holed up with his squad from the 104th Division in a house in the German town of Stolberg.
On this day in 1945, President Harry S. Truman nonchalantly hints to Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin that the United States has successfully developed a new weapon. In his diary, Truman privately referred to the new weapon, ...
WJLA Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, comes to DC for honor ... WJLA Coffey, who was a sergeant in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, was awarded two bronze stars for her service in the Pacific.
World War II female pilot celebrates 100th birthday Kansas First News During World War II, the WASPs became the first women ever selected and trained to fly military airplanes. Tanner was up for the challenge.
Stars and Stripes Japan still clearing World War II bombs from Okinawa Stars and Stripes CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — World War II ended 69 years ago, but shells are still exploding off the coast of Okinawa.
KUTV 2News World War II medals for sale on eBay returned to owner by avid Utah genealogist KUTV 2News A search this last week, also on eBay yielded World War II medals for a man with a family surname of Pugh.
BBC News The German officer who tried to kill Hitler BBC News On 20 July 1944, a 36-year-old German army officer, Col Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, arrived at a heavily guarded complex hidden in a forest in East Prussia.
The National Interest Online Five Ways Japan Could Have Won World War II The National Interest Online That doesn't mean it couldn't have won World War II. Sounds counterintuitive, doesn't it? But the weak sometimes win.
Veterans Working to Build WWII Memorial in Lakeland The Ledger “When you go to Washington, the World War II Memorial is really the centerpiece of the National Mall with its other monuments on the ends and sides.
Observer News Stalag Luft III — a World War II POW account Observer News World War II veteran Donald Durant, who retired as a lieutenant colonel and as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon, spent 10 months as a prisoner of war at...
Nazi leader's grandson travels world to fight hate Schenectady Gazette Never Forget To Vote is a campaign for a Nazi-Free Europe, to stop a political party that uses violence to intimidate minorities from gaining a foothold in the European Union.
Coon Rapids Herald World War II veterans tell stories by historic planes Coon Rapids Herald Basil Hackleman looked up the step ladder into the depths of an old bomber plane similar to one he flew on 11 missions during World War II and recalled how...
WWII vet shares her stories of the WAC TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press She can still tell the story in person about how she became one of the U.S. Army's few and first female soldiers in the middle of World War II.
DesMoinesRegister.com Remains of missing Iowa WWII soldier back home KIMT 3 MOULTON, Iowa (AP) — The remains of a World War II veteran missing for nearly 70 years are back in his southern Iowa hometown.
High School During WWII Through the Eyes of America's Youth. dividing bar. “Today in the war emergency, our education is more important than ever.” So begins a student editorial from the Isidore Newman School's Class of ...