World War II
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
It was a day of honor and celebration for a decorated World War II veteran in our area.
Chris discussed the popularity of soccer in the US after the loss of the men’s World Cup team, Governor Tom Corbett’s handling of the budget standoff and he took calls on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s refusal to answer questions about the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. He talked to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum at 8:20.
It was a surprise hero’s welcome for a World War II veteran who doesn’t think he’s a hero at all.
Like so many of the “Greatest Generation” Abe was young, barely 21, jumping from his landing craft, struggling through the waves.
“War is hell. No doubt about it,” said Harry Snyder (second from right in photo), now 92 years old.
The memories of D-Day are still fresh for Al Giandomenico, a 90-year-old Southampton, Bucks County veteran who took part in the liberation of France.
Books beyond count have been written about World War II – it’s cause, execution and effect.
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.
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.”