world war ii

John Wayne never served in WWII – and here's why

A great American actor and a cultural icon. John Wayne embodied the image of the strong, quiet cowboy or soldier, ...

Farmer who served as a Marine in WWII celebrates 96th birthday with socially distant parade

A World War II hero got the birthday celebration he deserved this weekend, with friends and loved ones able to ...

Lawrence Brooks, oldest U.S. WWII veteran, celebrates 111th birthday with flyover and 9,700 cards

Lawerence Brooks, the oldest living WWII veteran in the U.S., celebrated turning 111 in style at the weekend. We reported ...

Texas WWII veteran asks for 100 digital birthday wishes for his 100th birthday

We are the last generation to know our World War II veterans and the sacrifices they gave for our freedom. ...

Alabama Marine celebrates 100th birthday – please join us in congratulating him

World War II changed the course of history, and to this day we owe our gratitude to the people who ...

Navy veteran Aaron Cook, one of the last remaining survivors of Pearl Harbor, dies at 96

Aaron Cook, who served as a US Navy Aviation Chief Ordnanceman during the war, died on August 10 at the age ...