Top state honors were issued Friday for a Long Island man who risked it all in the D-Day invasion that led to victory in World War II.
Berra did not speak during the ceremony. But he told the AP afterward that D-Day was “amazing” and “awful,” as he fired at the Nazis from 300 yards offshore.
Three helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty on Friday during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, former Army Sgt. Morton Wernick will receive another medal to add to his collection — the French Legion of Honor, for landing in Normandy and participating in numerous battles to help free France.
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.
Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]
Airport commissioner Teresa Rizutto says that last year they raised nearly $50,000 for the Long Island 9-1-1 Veterans charity and they hope to do even more this year.
More than 66 years ago, Sgt. John Simonetti landed in Normandy on D-Day in an elite Army Rangers unit.