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Lohmann: That time when I met the last WWI vet

Seven years ago, I sat in a farmhouse near Charles Town, W.Va., as snow blanketed nearby pastures, and chatted with the last surviving veteran from World War I — a war that America entered 100 years a... read more

Vietnam War Memorial Advocate Jan Scruggs Talks PBS Monuments Doc

A World War I Memorial is getting close to fruition in Washington D.C. That’s a hundred years late, but still it will be built. So I do follow all this and I'm an active participant from time ... I me... read more

A Veteran's Story: He could feel the exhaust from a Kamikaze plane

Paul Hunter, 94, a U.S. Navy veteran, holds an original Honolulu newspaper from Dec. 8, 1941, the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. (Photo: submitted) Finishing up boot camp, Hunter spent leave ti... read more

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Good News: Honoring our Veterans on Memorial Day

With Memorial Day approaching, the number of veterans that served in World War 2 is ... one such veteran from right here in Amarillo. It's amazing how your day can suddenly get better just by simply b... read more

‘I am grateful that my parents were allowed to come to the United States’: Readers’ immigration stories

They met after the war in a survivors camp in Austria and ... Judy Young, Seattle From war refugee to U.S. veteran As a refugee of World War II and a 20-year-old immigrant from Germany living in Hunts... read more

Last British WWI veteran dies

But Green, who has died at age 110, was the last known surviving veteran of World War I. She was serving with the Women's Royal ... Green said in an interview in 2008 ''I enjoyed my time in the WRAF ( ... read more

Final session for 90-year-old New York lawmaker and WWII vet

starting as a private during World War II and retiring 23 years later as a lieutenant colonel. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, Larkin and Wisconsin state Sen. Fred Risser, ... read more

Veterans Remember: WWII veteran Bill Spear was shot down and held in prison camp

Bill Spear’s memory has all but vanished in his old age, but the 93-year-old World War II veteran ... time. Instead of being sent to the infantry, he was assigned to a B-26 bomber crew and eventually ... read more

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