World War II
The Omaha Beach cemetery will host a memorial service for the men who died on the Normandy coast while launching the invasion that would lead to Berlin.
A group has returned lost Purple Heart medals belonging to three World War II veterans from New Jersey.
One of World War II’s most notorious naval disasters is the subject of a new book by one of the few men who survived it.
Veterans groups have been taking part in Memorial Day services throughout the region this weekend.
On this Memorial Day, we pay tribute to our many area veterans.
A getaway into an underwater world of pirates, shipwrecks, and naval battles is as close as Monmouth County, NJ.
Guarnere passed away in March at the age of 90 and he was one of a kind.
Although the subject matter has import and gravitas, much of the donning-Nazi-costumes and narrow-escape footage registers as much less than convincing, sometimes presenting a level of broadness that recalls “Hogan’s Heroes.”
The Railway Man is an earnest, intense drama about the torture of a British Army officer at a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, and the victim’s vengeful confrontation with his torturer half a century later.
Strawbridge decided it was the perfect time to share the spotlight with his uncle, Francis Weaver, who was an Army technician during World War II.
William ‘Wild Bill’ Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died at the age of 90.
The Monuments Men may not be monumental, but it sure is quietly but richly entertaining.
“You’re gonna travel back in time and experience life on the western front for the Battle of Schmidt, which took place in the fall of 1945,” says Beth Beatty, the executive director at Fort Mifflin.
Dozens of people, many of them veterans of the submarine service, gathered at Penn’s Landing on Monday to remember those who gave their lives below the waves.
At Keneseth Israel synagogue in Jenkintown, concentration camp survivor Ernie Gross described his experiences during the war.