State Regents Looking To Keep Lessons From The Holocaust, WWII Relevant For New York StudentsA newly appointed task force will work to change the curriculum to better reflect how the effects of the war still linger to this day.
Sailor In Iconic V-J Day Times Square Kiss Photo Dies At 95The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.
WWII Vet Celebrates His 100th Birthday In NYC, Meets With Gov. Cuomo As Part Of Nationwide TourSydney Walton's been traveling the country on his personal 50-state "No Regrets" tour. His goal is to visit all 50 states, and meet the governor of each one.
Remains Of Sailor Killed In Pearl Harbor Identified 77 Years LaterThe Pentagon announced Tuesday that the remains of 26-year-old Fireman 3rd Class Kenneth L. Jayne, of Patchogue, have been identified.
Technician For The Tuskegee Airmen Dies In Harlem At Age 100Police say a health aide found Wilfred DeFour unconscious and unresponsive inside his Harlem apartment Saturday morning.
Famous Painting Stolen In World War II Returned To Owner's FamilyA nearly 100-year-old painting, stolen by the Nazis in 1941, has been returned to its rightful owner.
New Jersey World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th BirthdayA local war hero celebrated a milestone birthday on Wednesday.
Greatest Generation: WWII Veterans Set Sail To Share Stories With The WorldSixteen million Americans served in WWII. Now, there are only about 300,000 left, with an estimated 350 dying every day.
Dazzle Disguise: Historic Fireboat Along Hudson River Turned Into Floating Work Of ArtThe boat is covered in a wild plant design that likely saved lives during World War One.
WWII Airman, 102, Helps Lay Wreath At Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard U.S.S. IntrepidRichard Cole is the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders, the 80 men who made the first airstrike on Tokyo after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.
Woman Believed To Be Inspiration for 'Rosie the Riveter' Dies at 96The woman believed to be the inspiration for the iconic WWII poster of 'Rosie the Riveter' has passed away at 96-years-old.
World War II Combat Pilot's Remains Returned After 72 Years MissingThere was a homecoming more than years overdue on Long Island Thursday.
Local Veteran, Photographer Documented WWII In Powerful ImagesTony Vaccaro pulled double-duty during World War II, serving his country in battle while also documenting what he saw.
Remains Of World War II Marine From Brooklyn Return Home For BurialThe 20-year-old Brooklyn native was serving with the 2nd Marine Division when he was killed during the assault on Tarawa atoll in the Gilbert Islands in November 1943.
92-Year-Old WWII Vet Has Heartwarming Reunion With Friend After 76 YearsAfter 76 years apart, these lifelong friends had the sweetest reunion.