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World War II veteran turns 100 years old

Ben Ypma, a World War II veteran turned 100 years old today ... They're the reason the centenarian owns a smartphone. "I was afraid when I first got it that if I punched in something, the next ... read more

WWII veterans recount war stories to Cary 5th graders

"I was really honored." The students laughed at the veterans' jokes and learned firsthand experiences about World War II. "Two showers in 70 days," said Sherman, who shared pictures and memories from ... read more

Memories of D-Day, World War II from veterans

D-Day veterans recount the heroes' welcome they received 10 years ... the Allied invasion of France because censorship was so stringent. Veterans' memories of World War II include the early dawn of D- ... read more

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Missoula veteran has vivid memories of World War II days

Now 89, Kitzan recalled his memories of World War II from the kitchen in his longtime home on Orchard Street in south Missoula. He's happy to recount his life after ... Although he's a member of the V... read more


Britain’s Very Last World War I Veterans

Nearly 9 million people were mobilized to serve in Britain’s military during World War I ... time and memories,” Price said. Price himself served in the Royal Marines and suffered an injury in Iraq in ... read more

WWII vets carry memories for seven generations

The former pilot, now 92, still can name most the crew, recount ... the end of World War II, those memories are slipping away as those who have become known as the Greatest Generation are dying at a s... read more

Western Pennsylvania veterans recount their days of service on special day

“They want to tell them; we need to hear them,” said Todd DePastino, executive director of the Veterans Breakfast Club, a nonprofit that encourages military veterans to share memories of war ... in Fr... read more

Former American POWs visit Japan, recount memories

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nine former American servicemen who were held as prisoners during World War II were in Japan on Monday to revisit some of the places where they were held seven decades ago and r... read more

WWII reunions poignant for dwindling veterans

"Dad, you can't remember what you ate yesterday, but you remember everything about World War II," his daughter said, beaming. When Young came home from the war, more than 70 years ago, there were 16 m... read more

Napa honors its centenarians

In 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first home run, the first stop sign was posted, the landmark and controversial silent film “The Birth of a Nation” debuted and Americans at the beginning of World War I ... ... read more

Glen Cove Pays Tribute to Veterans

Suozzi followed with a brief recount of the ... He shared memories and words to live by with residents, local families and fellow veterans. "I shall never forget the veterans I have followed during Wo... read more



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