World War II
Seventy years ago Tuesday, Russian troops liberated the infamous Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland – giving the world its first glimpse of the atrocities committed against Jews and other minorities.
A lucky group of students in Queens received an extra-special living history lesson on Thursday.
A World War II veteran finally has the Purple Heart that he earned in a fierce and legendary battle against the Germans.
A wreath adorned with small American flags are placed against the monument every Memorial Day — and usually stay put for the year without having to be secured.
America celebrates the day with pomp and circumstance, and the playing of Taps. In Bloomfield people of all ages gathered to honor every veteran from every war or conflict, living or dead.
An old tradition met a new generation on Long Island on Friday when a group of young school children met their pen pals.
A New Jersey couple received a special honor on Thursday, one that was decades in the making. The husband and wife were celebrated for their heroism in serving in World War II.
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
MacNair enlisted in the Army in 1941. He served first as a medic and later with the special forces as part of a glider operation. He vividly remembers a close call that he had in France.
Fifty-five World War II veterans were honored Saturday, after taking the Honor Flight from Long Island to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial.
A World War II veteran who had been missing for nearly a week has been located in good condition, police said.
Richard Micheaux, 92, was last seen taking his regular morning walk on Amsterdam Avenue. He lives on Convent Avenue in Hamilton Heights.
The left side of Herman Zeitchik’s chest was covered in medals, but you couldn’t see them until his wife opened his graduation gown.
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.