Eugene Gagliardi, 87, enlisted in the Army at the age of 17. Some seven decades later he was recognized for his actions during the Battle of the Bulge.
Ray Vaz, 88, was belatedly presented with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star during an emotional ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy.
A New Jersey newspaper company has finally paid the award they said they would during World War II in 1944.
What once was lost has now been found in Bohemia.
It’s a proud day for the family of a World War II hero whose service medals were recently stolen.
Six decades after a Queens man helped save hundreds of U.S. servicement during World War II, he as awarded the Bronze Star.
Just when you thought you’d heard everything about World War II, comes this: On Sunday, a Jackson Heights man will receive the thanks of a grateful nation for what he did and the lives he helped save during the war.