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April 20, 2018
Unexploded WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in Berlin
April 20, 2018 - 9:40am
February 12, 2018
London City Airport cancels all flights after discovery of huge WWII bomb
February 12, 2018 - 12:04pm
December 7, 2017
Jerry Yellin in 2015, after attending the Air and Space Conference and National Convention in Washington. Courtesy of the United States Department of Defense.
This fighter pilot flew the last mission over Japan in WWII. Then he learned to love his enemy.
December 7, 2017 - 10:31am
November 11, 2017
World War II veteran, Bill Killian, 98, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Woodbury, Minn., talks about his war experiences, including surviving a Japanese kamikaze attack. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
WWII vet shares story of surviving kamikaze attack
November 11, 2017 - 5:30am
September 1, 2017
A tent covers the area around an unexploded British World War Two bomb which was found during renovation work on the university's campus in Frankfurt, Germany, September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski
Frankfurt to evacuate thousands as huge WWII bomb defused
September 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
July 15, 2017
A horse-drawn caisson carries the remains of Marine Sgt. James Hubert to the site of the funeral at Calvary Cemetery in Duluth Saturday morning. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
'The ultimate sacrifice'
July 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 14, 2017
Holocaust survivor Judy Meisel holds a photo of her parents Osser Beker (father) and Mika Beker (mother) that was taken around 1938. Judy's mother Mina died in the gas chamber at Stutthof concentration camp on the Baltic coast in late 1944 or early 1945. (Jerry Holt/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota woman is last who can tell of Nazi concentration camp horrors
July 14, 2017 - 10:35am
July 12, 2017
Mary Hagen of Duluth holds a photo of her brother James Hubert, a World War II vet who died in battle in the South Pacific Island of Tarawa. DNA testing identified his long-lost remains that will be brought home to be buried this summer. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Long lost Duluth Marine to be interred on Saturday
July 12, 2017 - 11:36pm
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
May 8, 2017
Unused dairy ration coupons: What is their story?
May 8, 2017 - 6:34am
October 1, 2015
Betty Wall Strohfus, 95, flew ‘em all in World War II as a Women’s Air Force Service Pilot: “Raise your hand out there if anyone flew a Stearman. Good at doing acrobats,” she joshed the audience Wednesday at the MinnWest Auditorium in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
A love for flying and high places
October 1, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
World War II veteran Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Wall Strohfus stands for recognition Nov. 3, 2011, during the Patriotic Day celebration at Farmington High School. Strohfus — who was one of about 1,000 women pilots in WWII — will speak Sept. 30 in Willmar. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Women’s group brings female WWII pilot to Willmar
August 26, 2015 - 11:24pm
February 19, 2015
Sergeant Arnold Andring married Hannah Anneliese “Ann” Schroeder Aug. 7, 1948, in Germany. Andring died of malnutrition as a prisoner of war in April 1951 after being captured by a Chinese army unit during a battle near Sang-sok, South Korea. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Carrie Snyder)
Remains of Minnesota soldier who died in Korean War finally identified
February 19, 2015 - 9:00am
August 24, 2013
Delbert Belton, who was wounded in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945, died Thursday after he was beaten in Spokane, Wash. Photo provided by family friends via KHQ-TV - See more at: http://www.wctrib.com/content/wwii-veteran-beaten-death-outside-spokane-club#sthash.1TlHanJC.dpuf
Random attack kills WWI vet in Spokane, suspect sought
August 24, 2013 - 7:12am
August 23, 2013
Delbert Belton, who was wounded in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945, died Thursday after he was beaten in Spokane, Wash. Photo provided by family friends via KHQ-TV
WWII veteran beaten to death outside Spokane club
August 23, 2013 - 9:28am
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