Tag: World War II

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. — World War II veteran Ewart Sconiers is coming home. ...
Russia marks 75 years since breaking Nazi siege of Leningrad

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin is attending events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Russia's breaking the Nazi siege of Leningrad. ...
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MILLSBORO, Del. — The recently accounted for remains of a U.S. serviceman who died during World War II are being returned to his family...
US Army hero dog during WWII receives posthumous medal

LONDON — A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II was posthumously awarded Britain's highest honor for animal bravery...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A 92-year-old World War II veteran has been presented with military honors he earned during the war but never received. ...
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BALTIMORE — A French historian pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing dog tags and numerous other documents of U.S. servicemen whose planes crashed during World...
Women ask Philippine leader to keep ‘sex slave’ statue

MANILA, Philippines — A women's group asked the Philippine president on Thursday to oppose any request by Japan to remove a newly erected statue...
Unidentified for decades, Texas soldier receives final rites

HOUSTON — A funeral was held Wednesday for a Texas soldier whose 92nd Infantry Division was the only African-American Army division to fight in...
Group restoring WWII aircraft used in Albuquerque trainings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dave McBride held an old, rusty, 4-foot-long bomb and explained how it was used in target practice training on Albuquerque's West...
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HOUSTON — The remains of a Texas soldier missing in action in northern Italy since 1944 and 1945 have been identified as a Waco...

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