WWII

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Jeep Celebrated In Butler County

More than 1,000 Jeeps will find their way to Butler this weekend. The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival honors the first one of all. It was built in Butler on the cusp of World War II.

08/10/2012

(Credit: KDKA)

Battle Of The Bulge Veterans Take Final Ride

The Latrobe Fourth of July celebration is a tradition for many across the area, but this year it’s a bittersweet occasion as a special group of veterans ride in their final parade.

07/04/2012

(Credit: KDKA)

‘Memphis Belle’ To Fly At Allegheny County Airport

Few aircraft have achieved the stature and fame of the “Memphis Belle.” The Memphis Belle was the first American bomber to successfully complete 25 missions over enemy territory. Decades later, a popular film would introduce the bomber and her crew to a new generation.

07/02/2012

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Iron Men Of Metz Come To Pittsburgh

It’s the 63d reunion for the men of the 95th infantry, who liberated a French city from Nazi forces in November, 1944. They were hailed as the “Iron Men of Metz.”

06/07/2012

(Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)

Machine Gun, Flame Thrower Found Inside Brighton Heights House

Police found a cache of weapons inside of a Brighton Heights home. A man described by neighbors as a recluse and a hoarder hasn’t been seen for several weeks.

04/13/2012

Help Build Southwestern PA’s WWII Memorial

Learn more about the WWII Veterans of Southwestern Pennsylvania Memorial Fund

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/07/2011

WWII Veteran Michael Vernillo

92-Year-Old WWII Veteran Remembers D-Day

Sixty-seven years after the allied invasion at Normandy, Michael Vernillo remembers it clearly.

06/06/2011

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Students To Present WWII Oral History Project

An oral history produced by students at Linton Middle School presents mages of World War II, and the spoken memories of some who served. It’s a story told by a dwindling number of veterans. Sixteen […]

KDKA-TV–11/09/2010

Wings of Freedom Lands in Pittsburgh

It is unusual to see a WWII era plane in its original condition, so to see three of them would be an unforgettable experience. The Wings of Freeedom air show is currently at the Allegheny […]

08/17/2010

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