When Lawrence Brooks joined the military, it was still segregated. Yet the 107-year-old African-American World War II veteran has lived long enough not only to see that change, but to see a black commander-in-chief too.
Missoula and America said goodbye Monday to a quiet hero in ground-shaking fashion as the penultimate Doolittle Raider from World War II was laid to rest.
The remains of two World War II soldiers from Minnesota who died in combat will finally be returned to their respective hometowns this Memorial Day weekend, nearly 72 years after their deaths.
Arthur Ishimoto believes dropping the atomic bombs on Japan saved a million American lives — including his own — as well as at least 5 million Japanese lives.
Queen Elizabeth II marks her 90th birthday on Thursday as Britons and many throughout the world celebrate her long and dignified reign.
A 94-year-old former SS sergeant and Auschwitz guard went on trial Thursday in western Germany on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.