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