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World War II

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Andy Warhol’s Brother Passes Away

Paul Warhola, a World War II Navy Veteran and elder brother of the artist Andy Warhol, has died. He was 91.

01/31/2014

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Local Civil Rights Leader, Tuskegee Airman Passes Away

Local Civil Rights fighter and Tuskegee Airman Wendell G. Freeland died at his home early Friday morning. He was 88-years-old.

01/24/2014

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Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial

It’s been a very long time coming. After 13-long years, Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial was dedicated on Dec. 6.

12/06/2013

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Hundreds Attend Dedication Ceremony For Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial

After 13 long years, Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial was dedicated this morning.

12/06/2013

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Hundreds Celebrate Veterans At Duquesne University Breakfast

With Veterans Day events being held all across the area today, some are quite small, while others fill entire banquet halls.

11/11/2013

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WQED Working To Reunite WWII Vets & Families With Personal Sketches

During World War II, a Pittsburgh artist sketched hundreds of portraits of servicemen and women.

11/07/2013

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Tuskegee Airmen’s Memorial Unveiled In Sewickley

It was a day that some World War II veterans thought they would never live to see: the dedication and unveiling of Tuskegee Airman’s Memorial of Greater Pittsburgh.

09/15/2013

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Off-Broadway Play Honoring Tuskegee Airmen Comes To Byham Theater

They were fighting two wars at once – World War II and the war against bigotry.

09/14/2013

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New Exhibit At Pittsburgh International Airport Tells Story Of Tuskegee Airmen

A new exhibit was unveiled Thursday at the Pittsburgh International Airport. It tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen who fought in World War II.

09/12/2013

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World War II Hero Celebrates 100th Birthday On Golf Course

Joe Walters celebrates his 100th birthday with a round of golf at Westwood Golf Club in West Mifflin. Legally blind, the World War II veteran doesn’t let a little thing like heat get in his way.

07/16/2013

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Coraopolis Veteran Awarded Legion of Honor

Albert Crawford was like thousands of young Americans in the wake of Pearl Harbor. He dropped out of high school and at the age of 17, and joined the Navy.

05/28/2013

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Memorial Day Honors U.S. Heroes

Memorial Day means family, cook outs and remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice so we can have this lifestyle.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/27/2013

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Local WWII Veterans Take Trip To See Memorial In Washington D.C.

They were members of the Greatest Generation, and when their country called, they answered. Now, a group of veterans have made a one-day trip to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.

05/21/2013

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Black History Month: Saluting A Local Hero

In today’s Black History Month salute. We take a look at a man who served during World War II.

02/28/2013

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Man Finds WWII Bazooka Round In Late Father’s Basement

A family in Ambridge got a potentially explosive surprise while going through the basement of their father’s home after he passed away.

12/03/2012

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