Merrill’s Marauders

The American Air Power Museum has unveiled an exhibit honoring women World War II correspondents. CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan views it here with curator Julia Laura Blum. (Credit: CBS 2)

American Air Power Museum To Honor Female World War II Correspondents

A special honor will be bestowed upon a group of women this Memorial Day weekend. They documented the battle on the front lines of World War II, while at the same time fighting for the right to cover the historic conflict.


Robert Passanisi was one of 200 American soldiers who survived a dangerous mission in the Burmese jungle during World War II. (credit: CBS 2)

Merrill’s Marauder Tells Tale Of Heroic World War II Mission

In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked the nation for volunteers for a “secret and dangerous mission.” Three thousand young men volunteered. Just 200 of the Army rangers came home.