The 31st Street Bridge was re-named this weekend for a local war hero who made the ultimate sacrifice.
The national launch of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the peak of the Vietnam War. The year is 1968 – The Year That Rocked America.
“1968: The Year That Rocked America.” That’s the theme of an exhibit opening next month at the Heinz History Center.
Hall of Fame Steeler Rocky Bleier was wounded in action in Vietnam. Actor Dick Hughes, a Pittsburgh native, was a conscientious objector who went to Vietnam by choice. Decades later, their paths will converge at a Heinz History Center fundraiser.
Running out of ammo, badly wounded Army Specialist Leslie Sabo, Jr. died suppressing enemy fire, allowing a Med-Evac helicopter to lift off from a landing zone in Cambodia. Les Sabo was 22-years-old. It was Mother’s Day, 1970.
A Vietnam Veteran in Oakmont found an unpleasant surprise in his front yard on New Year’s Day. Tony Pallatto found his flag pole destroyed by vandals.
Vietnam Air Force veteran George Shelly joined KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore to talk about what the appropriate age is to enlist into the military.
If you’ve ever been on a Just Ducky tour, you know that the amphibious vehicles they use were once combat vehicles. It’s hard to imagine these slow moving vehicles being used in war as you’re […]