COLUMBIA - Four months ago, only six World War II veterans had signed on to fly to Washington, D.C., in May for a special tour to see the memorials built in their honor.
NEW ORLEANS - A tour connected to the National World War II Museum is taking three dozen people to the battlefields and towns in Belgium where the Battle of the Bulge was fought 70 years ago.
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are usually quiet for newspaper newsrooms. But sometimes, history happens.
TWIN CITY, Ga. - Mr. Leon Cecil Lewis, 89, resident of Twin City, GA, died Friday morning at Cedar Plantation in Metter, Georgia. Mr. Lewis was a native and lifelong resident of Emanuel County. He was the son of the late Leon W. and Frankie
...strategic targets over Europe. Notably, the 453rd flew numerous missions during the Normandy D-Day Invasion and the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. Col. Logan was selected for Infantry Officers Candidate School Fort Benning, Ga. in 1946...
WWII Veteran, 101st Airborne BURNETTOWN, S.C. - Entered into rest on July 29, 2014, Mr. Calvin J. Jack Williams. Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his mother, Zella Sellers Wooten; his step-father, Bernard Wooten; and his sister, Faye Seigler.
My father, 1st Sgt. William G. Presnell, landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day plus six, June 12.
DAYTON, Ohio - Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II - about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame. "Some things you just don't talk about," he said.
After 70 years apart, high school sweethearts were reunited Thursday night, thanks to a letter written during World War II that was undelivered until this year.
The oral history project, in the works for about five years, is known as "Augusta Goes to War" and will celebrate its debut from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond County Public Library.