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San Francisco unveils memorial to WWII “comfort women”

SAN FRANCISCO — Now 89, former World War II "comfort woman" Yongsoo Lee clutched a microphone in one hand Friday in a park outside...
Kin of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday to pay...
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BATAVIA, Ill. — A World War II veteran from Illinois who flew 35 missions aboard a B-17 bomber has been given the highest honor...
Veteran trained for invasion by flying at night

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Navy bombardier Jesse Dowell trained for the invasion of Japan in 1945 by flying 500 feet over the ground, strafing or...
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NEKOOSA, Wis. — A U.S. Army soldier from Wisconsin missing from World War II will be buried in his hometown this weekend. ...
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BERLIN — German authorities say they will be shutting down some roads to traffic near Frankfurt Airport after the discovery of a World War...
Review: ‘Alone’ is perfect complement to filmdom’s ‘Dunkirk’

"Alone" (Liveright Publishing Co.), by Michael Korda Interest in the 1940...
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CARIBOU, Maine — The remains of Caribou man who served in World War II are back in Maine for burial. ...
WWII remains on Pacific island identified as Michigan man

DETROIT — A Michigan airman whose plane crashed during World War II has been identified among the remains recently discovered on a Pacific Ocean...
Spy museum’s newest: ax used on Trotsky, parts of Powers’ U2

WASHINGTON — H. Keith Melton spent 40 years looking for the ice-climbing ax used in the bloody assassination of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. It...

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