During World War II, Tony Procassini was pinned down with fellow soldiers, praying the Japanese shelling would miss. It did, but not by much.
Given today’s 24/7 news cycle and social media, would we see the same success of secrecy, deception, and surprise as we did 75 years ago today?
D-Day 75: Honoring the the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy.
With the passing of former president George H.W. Bush, America lost the last of the “Greatest Generation” chief executives.
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.