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Medical improvements saved many lives during World War II

From the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to the day Japan's emperor signed the surrender, more than 400,000 U.S. service members were killed during...

Iwo Jima veterans mark 75 years since legendary battle at final...

On Feb. 19, 1945, more than 70,000 U.S. Marines conducted an amphibious assault to take the Island of Iwo Jima from fortified Japanese forces. Over...

Tuskegee Airman receives promotion to brigadier general

Celebrating a 100th birthday is monumental in itself, but for retired Col. Charles E. McGee, shortly after this celebration he would reach yet another...

Marines landed on Iwo Jima 75 years ago

By February 1945, U.S. forces had island hopped across the Pacific Ocean and were rapidly closing in on the Japanese mainland. Before attacking Japan, war...

Last of the legendary World War II Flying Tigers dies

A Columbus, Ga., man considered to be the last surviving Flying Tiger, died Feb. 6. Frank Losonsky, who joined the First American Volunteer Group in...

German city to honor WWII airman from Scranton

For more than seven decades, the story of Staff Sgt. Joseph Eugene Prokop's life ended the same way: The Scranton, Penn., airman died when...

‘Ritchie Boys’ aided Army’s efforts to defeat Germany during World War...

As the world observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day, some may remember the so-called "Ritchie Boys," who greatly aided allied forces in their fight against...
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Going for Gold for the Rosies

Since March, Mae Krier has traveled a lot. She's been to the Pentagon four times, to the Capitol three times, all over the United...

Veterans, official mark 75th anniversary of key WWII battle

World War II veterans and military attachés from Australia and the Philippines commemorated the 75th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of World...

U.S. Forces Began Main Battle For Philippines 75 Years Ago

Seventy-five years ago, U.S. forces began the invasion of Luzon, the largest and most populous island in the Philippines, thereby fulfilling Army Gen. Douglas...