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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
May 25, 2013
Master Sgt. Stephanie Rose, from the Grand Forks Air Force Base Honor Guard, kneels beside Billie Nadeau, who served in the Air Force in London during World War II. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
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Video: All-female honor guard salutes WWII WAAC veteran from New London
May 25, 2013 - 6:00am
March 6, 2012
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Photo: clipart.com
Ridgewater College blog: Ridgewater goes to Europe for WWII tour
March 6, 2012 - 8:44am
Leland Davidson, 95, of Centralia, Wash., displays his certificate of citizenship after he took part in a ceremony to award his certificate of U.S. citizenship in Seattle. Leland was born in Canada to parents who were both citizens, but until now, his U.S. citizenship had not been formally documented.
World War II veteran finally gets his citizenship
April 6, 2011 - 10:19am