World War II
It was an unusual delivery to the Heinz History Center — a 37-ton Sherman tank now parked outside the museum as part of the center’s “World War II — We Can Do It” exhibit.
An empty shell of crumbling brick is all that remains of the Bantam car company, the Butler plant which played a huge role in winning World War II.
The bomb squad has been called to the city’s Brighton Heights section after a live mortar was reportedly found in a home this afternoon.
This Saturday, Heinz History Center will open an exhibit called “We can do it! Pittsburgh’s impact on World War II.”
The battlefield stretched around the world for American forces in World War II.
Two hearses make their way through the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
World War II was winding down in the Phllipines, but danger lurked behind each tree, as American soldiers pushed their way through the island nation, driving Japanese forces toward the sea.
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.