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World War II

July 6, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar presents Catherine Tauer with the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals that her late husband Staff Sergeant Gerald Jacobsen earned during World War II. S. M. Chavey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
His remains finally identified, the wife of a deceased WWII soldier from Minnesota receives his medals
July 6, 2017 - 8:51pm
June 10, 2017
U.S. Marines from Wahpeton, N.D., carry the remains of Field Musician First Class Warren G. Nelson to his burial site in Lakota, N.D., Saturday. Nelson was killed in action Nov. 20, 1943, in the South Pacific. His remains were recently identified. (Andrew Hazzard / Forum News Service)
73 years after death in WWII, warrior's remains laid to rest in North Dakota
June 10, 2017 - 6:49pm
May 14, 2017
Members of the WDAY Honor Flight tour the Iwo Jima Memorial on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Washington D.C. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
22 family members greet Pelican Rapids World War II veteran after Honor Flight arrives in D.C.
May 14, 2017 - 8:41pm
Images of people being led to concentration camps during World War II are on display at the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum in Granite Falls. (Julie Buntjer / Daily Globe)
After surviving Holocaust horrors, Minn. woman shares story about coming to America
April 14, 2017 - 10:39am
April 9, 2017
Soldiers hang dog tags of the 32 A Company men who died in combat or captivity on the gun barrel of an M3 Stuart tank outside the armory Sunday during the wreath laying ceremony for the 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March at the Brainerd armory. Kelly Humphrey/Forum News Service
Minnesota city remembers 75th anniversary of Bataan Death March
April 9, 2017 - 6:37pm
February 19, 2017
Roy Takeno stands behind a table addressing a town hall meeting with an American flag on the wall behind him at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, in this 1943 handout photo. Courtesy Ansel Adams / Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-A35-4-M-10/Handout via Reuters
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
February 8, 2017
Yoshio Matsumoto (courtesy  photo)
For MN resident, Trump's travel ban draws parallels from his past
February 8, 2017 - 4:54pm
December 5, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, carries a wreath as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on, in front of a cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
December 5, 2016 - 5:11pm
September 30, 2016
An unidentified prisoner is pictured in 1945 at the Dachau concentration camp in Germany. The liberation of the camp will be part of a presentation Oct. 4 from Bill Borth, a retired history teacher and Holocaust pundit from Willmar. (Courtesy of Bill Borth)
A story that has 'to be told'
September 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 10, 2016
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Milton Hoidal, 96, of Montevideo, served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II. One of five surviving World War II veterans in Montevideo, he will raise the flag Saturday at the Minnesota Twins game.
96-year-old Montevideo war vet to be front and center at Twins game
August 10, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 1, 2016
As a surprise to many, Loren Hintz's dog tags were found among plane parts at the crash site in Italy. (Submitted photo)
Minnesota company helps in discovery of WWII airplane in Italy
August 1, 2016 - 2:33pm
July 15, 2016
Diane and Ron Fagen hold the Congressional Gold Medal presented to the Fagen Fighters Museum by Lt. Col. Richard Cole, in center. Cole spoke Thursday to a crowd estimated at 800 at the Granite Falls museum. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
100 years a hero: Memory of the Doolittle Raiders lives on
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 26, 2016
Editorial: It’s time to welcome this Willmar sailor home
May 26, 2016 - 6:58am
March 8, 2016
Betty Wall Strohfus, 95, talks about being a Women Air Force Service Pilot in World War II at an assembly by WeLEAD — a women’s empowerment group — in September in Willmar. “Raise your hand out there if anyone flew a Stearman. Good at doing acrobats,” she joshed to the audience at the MinnWest Auditorium. Strohfus died Sunday at her home in Faribault. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Pioneering female World War II pilot dies at age 96
March 8, 2016 - 11:18pm
November 18, 2015
John Delmar Anderson was one of about 100 Pearl Harbor veterans who gathered in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 2014, for the 73rd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He was the oldest known survivor of the sinking of the battleship USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (COURTESY PHOTO)
Former Minnesota resident, who was the eldest survivor of USS Arizona sinking, dies at 98
November 18, 2015 - 7:51am