Brooklyn Native Ambushed In Pearl Harbor Attack Recalls Fighting Back: 'I Did What I Had To Do'Then-17-year-old Brooklyn native Gerard Barbosa was among the sailors caught off guard on Dec. 7, 1941.
PHOTOS: Remembering The Attack On Pearl HarborOn Dec. 7, 1941, a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, leaving thousands dead and prompting the United States to enter World War II.
Woman In Iconic WWII Times Square Kiss Photograph Dies At 92The woman kissed by an ecstatic sailor in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died.
Obama Makes Historic Visit To Hiroshima Peace ParkPresident Barack Obama arrived at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Friday on a historic visit to the city where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb.
Cranford Man Discovers WWII History Hidden In The Walls Of His HomeWhen Jerry Wilson moved into his Cranford home he had no idea how much history was tucked behind the attic wall.
97-Year-Old World War II Veteran Receives A Hero's Welcome To Newly Renovated Connecticut HouseThe Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation organized the renovation.
Yonkers World War II Vets 'Finest Example Of What America Has To Offer'The proud sons of Yonkers bore witness to history. They saw the worst of humankind and the best.
Republic Airport Marks Memorial Day With WWII Fighter Jet ReenactmentFor the crowds enjoying the Memorial Day reenactment, the reality of combat quickly sun in.
Survivor Recounts Horrors Of Holocaust, Vows To Keep Story AliveIt took Holocaust survivor Helen Terris 50 years to talk about the unspeakable horrors that destroyed her childhood, but she endures the pain of recounting those harrowing days.
Women Who Survived Horrific Experiences In Holocaust Bond At Long Island MuseumSeventy 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.
Queens Students Get Living History Lesson From Tuskegee Airman, Civil Rights FigureA lucky group of students in Queens received an extra-special living history lesson on Thursday.
LI WWII Veteran Awarded Purple Heart Decades After Fierce Battle With GermansA World War II veteran finally has the Purple Heart that he earned in a fierce and legendary battle against the Germans.