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World War II

(Jonas Armstrong stars in "Walking with the Enemy.")

Movie Review: ‘Walking with the Enemy’

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.”

04/24/2014

(Jeremy Irvine and Colin Firth play a young and old version, respectively, of a prisoner on the Burmese "death railway" of World War II.)

Movie Review: ‘The Railway Man’

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.

04/24/2014

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Sen. Coons Surprises A World War II Vet With 5 Medals

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.

04/17/2014

Wild Bill Guarnere, WWII Veteran and original member of Band of Brothers, receives Dom Giordano’s 'Person of the Year' award at Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s 5th Annual Feast of the Seven Fishes on December 16, 2013. (credit: Cindy Webster)

Wild Bill Guarnere Passes At Age 90

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.

03/09/2014

("The Monuments Men" stars include, counter-clockwise from bottom left, George Clooney, who also directed; Matt Damon; Bob Balaban; and John Goodman.)

Movie Review: ‘The Monuments Men’

The Monuments Men may not be monumental, but it sure is quietly but richly entertaining.

02/12/2014

(Fort Mifflin, in South Philadelphia, is readied for a World War II reënactment.  Photo by David Madden)

Fort Mifflin, in South Philly, Will Host WW II Reenactors on Saturday

“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.

12/06/2013

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Submarine Veterans Remember Fallen Comrades During Memorial Service At Penn’s Landing

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.

11/11/2013

(Credit: Kim Glovas)

Pennsylvania Students Get Holocaust Lesson From Survivor, Camp Liberator

At Keneseth Israel synagogue in Jenkintown, concentration camp survivor Ernie Gross described his experiences during the war.

10/16/2013

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Remains Of 3 Missing Pa. Airmen Returned

The Department of Defense said Friday that the remains of three Pennsylvania airmen missing from the Vietnam War and World War II have been identified and returned to their families for burial.

10/11/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.3.13

Chris continues to delve into all the details of the ongoing government shutdown. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey, Vietnam Veteran Claire Book, and Dr. Betsy McCaughey about Obamacare.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/03/2013

Tourists visit the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II, the memorial consists of 56 pillars and a pair of arches surrounding a plaza and fountain. (Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Organization Looking For Veterans To Participate In ‘Day Of Honor’

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey announced that Honor Flight Philadelphia is looking for WWII vets who want to travel to Washington, D.C. to view the memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice.

09/10/2013

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Phila. Woman Sentenced To 30+ Years For Murder of WW II Vet in 2010

India Spellman was found guilty in February of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 87-year-old George Greaves in August 2010.

05/30/2013

Robert Edsel

‘Monuments Men’ Recognized For Protecting Priceless Italian Art During WWII

Italy is known for some of the world’s great art, which World War Two could have wiped out, but for the exploits of a few brave and knowledgeable troops.

05/09/2013

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Some Pa. War Vets Offered 2 New License Plates

There are two new license plates for certain Pennsylvania war veterans.

05/05/2013

FILE: Survivors march towards the infirmary, after the liberation of the camp by Allied troops. (credit: Eric Schwab/Getty Images)

Philadelphia WWII Vet Recalls Liberation Of German Concentration Camp

Today is the anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany.

04/11/2013

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