World War II

“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.
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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.