World War II

Col. Ed Shames used Hitler's cognac taken from the Eagle's Nest to toast his eldest son's bar mitzvah, his obituary said.
As a teen, Manfred Steiner wanted to become a physicist, but his mother and uncle advised him that studying medicine would be a better choice in turbulent times.
All three were honored during a ceremony at the hall after winning over a panel of experts who voted for them from a group of 12 finalists.
“I’ve done it all my life, so I might as well keep doing it,” Virginia Oliver said.
On Monday, Martin Adler, 97, met the three siblings — now octogenarians themselves — in person for the first time since the war.
The writer of the now-deleted review said the Nazi concentration camp was “fun for the family.”
Historians say his work cracking Nazi code may have saved millions of lives. But Turing died at a young age following charges for homosexuality.
“There was no buffet, no jolt, no shock. Above all, no brick wall to smash into. I was alive," Yeager wrote in 2016 about breaking the sound barrier.
Hospital staff sang "Happy birthday dear Pop Pop" to Major Wooten as he was discharged Tuesday.
It was the wife of a late World War II veteran who voted, not the veteran.
Saturn the alligator was once a resident of the Berlin Zoo until the facility was destroyed in a bombing raid during World War II.
Capt. Tom Moore thanked the Queen, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the public of Great Britain for the honor, pledging to "remain at your service."
The former New Jersey governor compared a rise in coronavirus deaths to restart the economy to World War II, declaring the sacrifice was for the American way of life.
On the eve on Anzac Day, Henry Lunney reflects on surviving the Great Depression, World War II and the deadly coronavirus.
Some 120,000 people were forced into the camps nearly 80 years ago.
“One of Donald’s final wishes was that people remember Pearl Harbor and the men aboard the USS Arizona...and never forget those who gave all for our great country."
Joachim Peiper ordered the killing of 84 U.S. POWs. The Defense Department and two Army units posted a photo on their Facebook pages that romanticized him.
Bruno Dey, 93, has complained that his trial in Germany is destroying his final years.
The World War II movie shot to the top of the box office with $17.5 million over a particularly sluggish weekend.
Melpomeni Dina was a teenager and an orphan when she risked her life to hide and protect the Mordechai family.