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.
This Saturday, Heinz History Center will open an exhibit called “We can do it! Pittsburgh’s impact on World War II.”
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.
June 6, 1944 – thousands of allied soldiers crossed the English Channel to the shores of France.
Generations of veterans passed through the heart of Pittsburgh, in the annual Veterans Day Parade.
Many men and women left school to fight in WWII and never got to receive their high school diplomas. Thursday night three men were honored with diplomas.
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.
A Hollywood movie tells the story of a World War II bomber called the “Memphis Belle.”
Two state troopers say a man tried to attack them with a WWII bayonet.
The words “in honor of those who served” say it all at a Mt. Lebanon Veterans Memorial.
No one in the Millvale crowd recalls just how many Memorial Day services have been held at VFW Post 118, across from the doughboy statue.
He was a fine soldier regarding the circumstances, loss and his heroic service to his country.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers center and coach Chuck Cherundolo has died in Florida at the age of 96.
Today marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. And a piece of that historic day is on display for the Pittsburgh community to see — an artifact from a sunken battleship.