World War II
Stories From Main Street: Mamaroneck Man Searches For Remains Of World War II Hero In Long Island Sound
When the weather is clear, chances are that you will find Bob Contreras from Mamroneck crisscrossing the Long Island Sound near Rye and Greenwich, searching for a missing plane and a World War II hero.
The Democrat from New Jersey served in the Army Signal Corps during the war. He spent nearly three decades in the Senate and was its oldest member when he died Monday at 89, after suffering complications from viral pneumonia.
Scarsdale native Alice Lovejoy was killed on Sept. 13, 1944 in a midair collision over Texas.
Honor Flight is a program that flies World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial in person.
Carmelo DiGregorio received the Purple Heart in 1943 after being severely wounded in the third battle of Guadalcanal.
The Newark native lost the dog tags while serving in the Army’s Quartermaster Graves Registration Units in August 1944 in Southern France, where his job was to retrieve the dead bodies of American soldiers.
Controversy is delaying the installation of another New Jersey memorial to Asian women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II.
Ray Vaz, 88, was belatedly presented with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star during an emotional ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy.
Thanksgiving will have special meaning for a Holocaust survivor who on Wednesday was able to meet a member of the family who rescued her from Nazi tyranny. The two women had not seen each other since the end of World War II.
This was the first Veterans Day honoring the men and women who served in uniform since the last U.S. troops left Iraq last December.
According to the group, Koch was given the honor for serving in the Army during World War II and for his service to Vietnam Veterans during his term as mayor.
Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor of New York at the time, says we have to remain vigilant.
A New Jersey newspaper company has finally paid the award they said they would during World War II in 1944.
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An event nearly 70 years in the making is planned for next year, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
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