World War II
A local World War II veteran has dedicated his life’s work to getting his former sergeant from the Battle of Iwo Jima recognized for saving his life during the war.
A local family waited nearly 50-years for the remains of their soldier to be returns after World War II, now his recently discovered personal items are on display for all to see.
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
Weekend visitors to Allegheny County Airport will get a chance to see the “Memphis Belle.”
June 6, 1944. Thousands of lives hung in the balance as young men stormed the beaches. Many would not come back. Of those who did, a precious few remain.
Friday June 6 marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy to eventually defeat Hitler and the Nazi’s. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the 160,000 troops that this operation is a crusade where “we will not accept anything less than a full victory.”
World War II Veteran talks about his experience with D-Day.
Paul Warhola, a World War II Navy Veteran and elder brother of the artist Andy Warhol, has died. He was 91.
Local Civil Rights fighter and Tuskegee Airman Wendell G. Freeland died at his home early Friday morning. He was 88-years-old.
It’s been a very long time coming. After 13-long years, Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial was dedicated on Dec. 6.
After 13 long years, Pittsburgh’s World War II Memorial was dedicated this morning.
With Veterans Day events being held all across the area today, some are quite small, while others fill entire banquet halls.
During World War II, a Pittsburgh artist sketched hundreds of portraits of servicemen and women.
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.
They were fighting two wars at once – World War II and the war against bigotry.